In the latest issue of the Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine, Jonathan Davies spoke to Celia Hodson, founder of Hey Girls, about her remarkable life and entrepreneurial story. It became the issue’s cover feature and starts The Social Series, which looks at the stories of entrepreneurs who put people and the planet before profits.
Posted on 26th February 2020 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
More often than not, business is about looking at how things have been done before and having the courage and imagination to reinvent the rules. That’s what Anne Boden did when she created Starling Bank, an app-based bank for personal and business current accounts. Born out of her determination to give customers control over their money, […]
Posted on 4th February 2020 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
You’ve grown your business to a strong footing in your home market, made a name for yourself and seen sales grow and grow. The next steps for most businesses is to look overseas, going cross-border and expand into international markets. Luckily, the digital world removes the physical barriers of doing business right across the globe. […]
Posted on 4th September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Rules, regulations and red tape are often seen as the biggest barriers to business, whether starting or scaling. And it is no different when it comes to eCommerce. Retailers of all sizes must be aware of the laws that impact them for their own protection as well as their customers. Whether PCI DSS or GDPR, […]
Posted on 3rd September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Understanding what peak sales are and why they are so vital to small and medium-sized retailers, not just the eCommerce giants, is the first step in taking full advantage of the opportunities they present. The next step is to assess how to capitalise and maximise sales. In recent years it has become clear that retail, not necessarily just […]
Posted on 2nd September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Now that we know what peak sales are, we can start to look at how retailers can harness these opportunities and take full advantage.
Posted on 30th August 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
With their seemingly endless budgets and global reach, it’s easy to assume the big retailers dominate the year’s busiest shopping periods. However, the modern technological landscape in which even the smallest retailers operate means it no longer has to be the case. Technology allows smaller retailers to operate in the same way as the […]
Posted on 29th August 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Becoming a VAT registered business is an important step for any business. At a certain point, it’s compulsory for you to register but there are many advantages and disadvantages as to why you might want to register for VAT voluntarily. To help you figure out what’s best for your company’s needs, as well as your […]
Posted on 7th August 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
An estimated 20 million jobs will be replaced by robots within the next 11 years, according to a report published by think tank Oxford Economics. But it also estimates a $5 trillion boost to the global economy by 2030 if the number of robots is increased by 30%. That perfectly summarises the entire debate surrounding […]
Posted on 1st August 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Digital transformation is, without a doubt, one of the leading challenges facing the business sector today, where a business that adapts positively and proactively to digital change can drive clear competitive advantage.
Posted on 15th July 2019 in Business Growth.
Anyone can be an entrepreneur says Julie Devonshire OBE, director of King’s College London’s Entrepreneur Institute – they just need the right guidance. Here, she tells Rhymer Rigby how she plans to turn the country’s sharpest minds to business.
Posted on 3rd July 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.