When I give presentations on cybersecurity, directors often ask, ‘Why do I need to worry about this when I have an IT team to take care of it for me?’
Posted on 15th April 2019 in Tech.
Traditional mentoring is typically seen as a one-way street. A young or relatively new entrepreneur benefitting from the guidance and advice of someone far more experienced in their field who in return hopes to “give something back” to the new generation. However, conventional mentoring is evolving, with cross-generational practices growing in popularity. This new style […]
Posted on 3rd April 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Investing in an air-tight insurance policy is a key priority when running a business.
Posted on 2nd April 2019 in HR & Management.
We’ve been open for entries for two weeks and it’s fair to say we’ve been overwhelmed with the quantity and quality of applications we’ve already received! 2018 was an incredible year for the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Not only did we receive a record number of applications (over 3,000!), but our community began to […]
Posted on 28th March 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
For any start-up business looking to drive exponential growth, securing investment is key.
Posted on 4th March 2019 in Finance.
One in every five pounds spent on retail is now spent online. This is compared to one in ten pounds in 2013. In just six years, e-commerce has experienced phenomenal growth and there has been an explosion of online retailers. Within the sector, competition is fierce and one of the biggest challenges for online brands is […]
Posted on 1st March 2019 in Bits & Bytes.
In the Spring 2019 issue of the Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine, Gymshark founder Ben Francis faced some quickfire questions on everything from his inspiration and motivations to what he does to unwind.
Posted on 26th February 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
The UK’s gig economy is showing no signs of slowing down with statistics suggesting that one in seven UK workers, which equates to a 4.8 million people, are now working for themselves.
Posted on 25th February 2019 in Bits & Bytes.
Britain’s investor population is world-leading, but with Brexit around the corner, the nation’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) are at risk of stalling without vital growth finance. With investment into businesses falling by 1.5% from Q1 to Q3 of 2018, now is the time for leaders in the investment community to come forward. Despite […]
Posted on 25th February 2019 in Growth.
In the Spring 2019 issue of the Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine, Stephen White met with Joseph Clarke, the founder of Spartacus Bubble Soccer. Joseph launched his business through the Princes’ Trust enterprise programme. Joseph Clarke is the manager of Spartacus Bubble Soccer, a Liverpool-based company whose hilarious take on the beautiful game is taking the nation […]
Posted on 21st February 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.