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.
In the Spring 2019 issue of the Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine, Steve White spoke with Go Compare founder, Hayley Parsons OBE, looking back at her early life and the road that led her to launch one of the best-known insurance comparison websites.
Posted on 18th February 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Sadly, small businesses fail more often than not – even those built on great ideas. While there are no shortcuts to success, there are certainly some practical actions you can take to scale your small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) – and a lot of things to avoid, too. I’ve learnt many things from scaling my […]
Posted on 15th February 2019 in Bits & Bytes.