All Entrepreneurship articles – Page 2

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    The importance of 21st century skills: Why we invest in founders, not just start-ups

    2020-11-23T12:01:22Z

    There is no shortage of inspirational quotes around the subject of innovation, and almost all of them reference the importance of what we call 21st century skills.

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    Staying creative through Covid

    2020-11-19T20:29:00Z

    While the hospitality and leisure industries have been hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic, others have faced significant challenges in the ways they work.

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    Sustainable fashion: Is greenwashing a necessary evil?

    2020-11-02T09:16:00Z

    The fashion industry has come under intense scrutiny over the past 18 months over its contribution to the growing global climate crisis. According to Good on You, “Fast fashion can be defined as cheap, trendy clothing, that samples ideas from the catwalk or celebrity culture and turns them into ...

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    Doing Business in Europe: The four opportunities for entrepreneurs

    2020-10-28T15:00:26Z

    In this report—part of the Doing Business in Europe series – UBS Global Wealth Management considers opportunities for entrepreneurs outside of Europe who are seeking a foothold in its markets, as well as local business owners who want to adapt to a post-Covid-19 world. View the full report below:

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    Starling Portrait Series: Dave Linton

    2020-10-19T14:59:29Z

    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 ...

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    Businesses told to prepare for 'no deal' with EU

    2020-10-19T09:24:32Z

    The government is urging businesses to prepare for a 'no deal' scenario as the UK leaves the Brexit transition period without a free-trade agreement. The government has launched a service that allows businesses to get a personalised outline of what they need to do at gov.uk/transition .

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    Can UK tech start-ups change us for the good?

    2020-10-14T07:00:12Z

    By Michael Baxter, Fresh Business Thinking At a recent GBEA and haysmacintyre roundtable event tech for good was the focus of discussion. Can UK tech startups change us for the good? Change is hard. We all know that. And the older we are, the hard it is. That is why ...

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    Introducing the 2020 Great British Entrepreneurs Champions Hall of Fame Inductees

    2020-10-02T07:00:04Z

    Three new individuals were inducted into the Great British Entrepreneurs Champions Hall of Fame at the virtual regional finals of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards last week, shortly after UBS Wealth Management was announced its new sponsor. Julie Deane OBE, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company, John Stapleton, founder ...

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    2020 Great British Entrepreneur Awards regional winners revealed

    2020-09-23T21:10:00Z

    The 2020 regional winners of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards were revealed in a virtual ceremony last night.

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    Great British Entrepreneur Awards announces partnership with UBS Global Wealth Management

    2020-09-21T07:00:05Z

    The Great British Entrepreneur Awards is delighted to announce UBS Global Wealth Management as the new sponsor of its Hall of Fame initiative. UBS Global Wealth Management is the world's leading wealth manager, providing comprehensive advise, solutions and services to wealthy families and individuals around the world. Clients who work ...

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    From debt collection to philanthropy

    2020-08-31T07:02:40Z

    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 . Jamie Waller has built not only a thriving business in JBW, but helped ...

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    Disrupting the global care industry

    2020-08-27T07:00:59Z

    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 . There is a crisis in UK care. The system is unwieldy, dysfunctional and ...

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    Making light of work experience

    2020-08-25T07:29:25Z

    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 . Alex Farrell and Emma-Jane Flynn have created an ‘Uber for work experience’. They ...

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    Sustainable fashion needs to foster trust and transparency with a good dollop of collaboration thrown-in

    2020-08-21T07:00:59Z

    By Michael Baxter, Fresh Business Thinking For it to flourish sooner rather than later, sustainable fashion needs engagement with the consumer which in turns requires trust and transparency with collaboration. At least that seems to have been the consensus at a recent webinar co-hosted by haysmacintyre and the Great ...

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    Credit where credit's due

    2020-08-20T07:02:45Z

    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 . Financial exclusion is a major problem in the UK, with around 5.8 million ...

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    Bringing mums together

    2020-08-18T07:00:04Z

    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 . Looking after small children can be a lonely business. Katie Massie-Taylor was standing ...

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    Electrifying the globe

    2020-08-13T07:17:18Z

    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 . Around one in nine people around the globe lives without electricity. Until as ...

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    The caring business

    2020-08-11T07:00:05Z

    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 . There are easier ways to make a living than running care homes: first ...

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    Bringing funding to social enterprise

    2020-08-06T08:02:36Z

    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 ...

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    Transforming business through mentoring

    2020-08-04T07:01:33Z

    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 ...