By Michael Baxter, Fresh Business Thinking It is changing slowly, but maybe proptech is close to seeing an uprising, at least that was one prediction from a recent proptech roundtable hosted by The Great British Entrepreneur Awards and haysmacintyre. Not much really, just an uprising. Proptech, it seems, has been something of a […]
Posted on 28th August 2020 in Tech.
By Funding Options Sometimes, waiting days or even weeks to secure a business loan isn’t a viable option. Every business experiences turbulent times, and having enough capital to keep afloat in the midst of a crisis is critical. Fortunately, there are plenty of options out there for businesses requiring fast finance. Most come in the […]
By Funding Options To say that COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the UK’s economic landscape is an understatement. Just a few months ago, Rishi Sunak confirmed that the country’s debt is now worth more than its entire economy after the government borrowed £55.2bn in May – the highest amount since records began in 1993. Issues […]
By Faye Eldridge, digital marketing specialist and founder of FYAMI Consulting As SMEs embrace new ways to engage with customers and stay relevant under social distancing restrictions, it may come as little surprise to read how webinars have surged since lockdown. Webinar platform ON24 reported a 330% rise in webinars since March and, whereas before Monday […]
Posted on 21st August 2020 in Sales & Marketing.
By Funding Options As the UK’s coronavirus lockdown measures are eased, some businesses are looking to reopen either fully or partially over the coming weeks, while others will remain closed. During this period of limbo, customers – as well as businesses – require clarity. To ease back into a version of “normality”, businesses need sufficient working […]
Posted on 20th August 2020 in funding options.
So you’ve just launched your first e-commerce store? Only one thing’s missing… customers.
Posted on 13th August 2020 in Sales & Marketing.
By Amanda Walters The online landscape is ever-evolving, with increasing numbers of digital users, reaching sites on multiple devices every day. According to Statista, in 2021 there will be over 2.14 billion people shopping online – that’s up from 1.66 billion in 2016. This means the opportunity for your business to reach users across the […]
By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & Williamson This article was originally published in Smith & Williamson’s Enterprise magazine, a thought leadership publication for entrepreneurs and growth companies. You can download this issue of Enterprise here. Rod Schwartz is Chief Executive at ClearlySo, Europe’s leading impact investment bank. ClearlySo helps enterprises and funds with a positive […]
Posted on 6th August 2020 in Enterprise Issue 24.
By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & Williamson This article was originally published in Smith & Williamson’s Enterprise magazine, a thought leadership publication for entrepreneurs and growth companies. You can download this issue of Enterprise here. Fran Boorman launched Goal 17 to create a new blueprint for industry, showing that ‘business for good is good for business’. […]
Posted on 4th August 2020 in Enterprise Issue 24.
By Ivan Misner, founder and chief visionary of BNI Raise your hand if you’ve been cold-called on LinkedIn? OK, I can’t really see you but, I’m guessing most of you have. I know I have. It happens to me almost on a daily basis on LinkedIn. Let me give you a real-life example of a recent […]
Posted on 3rd August 2020 in Sales & Marketing.