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  • Playmob
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    Changing the world through gaming

    2020-07-21T07:02:41Z

    By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & WilliamsonThis 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.The gaming industry is vast: bigger than the music and film industries combined, more popular than ...

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    Supply chain & cloud: What we learnt from COVID-19

    2020-07-17T07:00:23Z

    By Mark Anderson, IT director, AccoraWhen the severity of COVID-19 became clear, we recognised a need to respond. As a manufacturer of assistive care equipment serving public and private sector organisations, and with bed capacity in NHS hospitals becoming overstretched, we had a social responsibility to tackle the issue.But with ...

  • Feature

    Using case studies to bolster your business

    2020-07-17T07:00:00Z

    By Honest Communications‘Case studies’ might sound a little dull - the idea of them may take you back to a sleepy afternoon geography lesson, memorising examples of erosion, or the effects of tourism in Skegness. But we believe case studies, when thought out properly and done well, are a powerful ...

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    What is the most sustainable way to travel?

    2020-07-16T09:25:19Z

    By Katherine Chan, content and marketing manager at Balance HolidaysSustainability is a hot topic when it comes to travel. While we are becoming more aware than ever of the possible detrimental impact of tourism, we are also reminded that some communities and countries prosper and thrive from visitors and holidaymakers.To ...

  • Origami
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    A green energy world

    2020-07-16T08:00:44Z

    By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & WilliamsonThis 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.Peter Bance’s ‘lightbulb’ moment came after he had already set up and advised several energy businesses. ...

  • People at meeting
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    Preparing for the new normal and building a financial plan

    2020-07-15T08:00:22Z

    By Donna Torres, director of small business at Xero UKThere is some light at the end of the tunnel for small businesses. As the lockdown continues to ease many retailers and hospitality businesses are now opening up again, or preparing to return soon. Preparing for what’s around the corner has ...

  • Seedling
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    Impact investment: Building a partnership

    2020-07-14T07:30:31Z

    By Nick Murphy, head of charities investment management at Smith & WilliamsonThis 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 has been a subtle, but insistent shift in the way our ...

  • Calm
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    Keeping the world Calm

    2020-07-13T11:31:14Z

    By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & WilliamsonThis 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.Mental health problems are a global epidemic. The American Psychiatric Association reports that 17m American adults ...

  • Imagen Insights
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    Matching brands to tomorrow's consumers

    2020-07-13T11:29:46Z

    By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & WilliamsonThis 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.Jay Richards’ career as an entrepreneur began when an observant business studies teacher felt that his ...

  • OLIO
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    Solving the food waste problem

    2020-07-13T11:26:44Z

    By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & WilliamsonThis 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.The world has a food waste problem: up to half of the food produced globally is ...

  • Beam
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    Helping to end homelessness

    2020-07-13T11:23:27Z

    By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & WilliamsonThis 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 Stephany had emerged from a high-pressure technology start-up and was searching for a new project. ...

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    Why collaboration is key for a truly data-driven marketing strategy

    2020-07-13T09:31:12Z

    By Elliot Holding, cloud account manager at Cloud Technology SolutionsData has become a key tool in a marketeer or creative’s arsenal. It provides the industry with a constantly updated stream of information about existing and potential customers, and entire marketing strategies are being based on the data being gathered.But with ...

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    How to avoid common cloud migration challenges

    2020-07-09T16:03:06Z

    By Sarah Doherty, product marketing manager at iland Most IT architectures are complicated. If you’re considering migrating to the cloud, you’re right to be concerned about the many changes that will be required of your architecture and your organisation as you make your transition. Cloud migration challenges continue to give ...

  • Francois Paillier
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    'People are asking us about their DNA and Covid-19'

    2020-07-09T10:42:58Z

    Great British Entrepreneur Awards founder, Francesca James, has been talking to a number of entrepreneurs recently about how they have pivoted or adopted a ‘plan b’ during these challenging times.This is her chat with Francios Pallier, founder of CircaGene.They provide personal DNA tests to get to know your risks and ...

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    Covid19: What if your Business Interruption claim has been rejected?

    2020-07-02T11:33:06Z

    By Alka Kharbanda is partner at Blaser Mills LawCovid19 has had a huge financial impact on many UK businesses, with some having to cease trading completely. It has also left many business owners with a loss of revenue if they have been unable to continue ‘business as normal’ due to ...

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    How to approach redundancies

    2020-07-02T11:23:36Z

    By Paul Holcroft, Associate Director at CronerIn just 48 hours, a raft of UK firms announced that at least 11,000 people in the UK are set to lose their jobs.The cuts are mainly being made by High Street retailers and the aviation organisations - two of the areas hardest hit ...

  • Mill Lane Cardiff
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    Wales pubs and restaurants set for July outdoor opening

    2020-07-02T11:07:29Z

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pubs and restaurants in Wales will be allowed to reopen their outdoor spaces from 13 July if cases continue to fall, the Welsh Government has announced.It follows a rapid review of the country's hospitality sector and how it can be allowed to reopen. Pubs, restaurants and cafes will be allowed ...

  • Stanton (Hilltop Honey 2361)
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    Hilltop Honey: From veg stores to supermarkets

    2020-07-02T08:00:31Z

    Founder of Hilltop Honey, Scott Davies, first started keeping bees in 2011 and started producing honey from his parents kitchen shortly after.Based in Newtown in Mid-Wales, Hilltop Honey started out small selling to local vegetable stores. Within 12 months, however, Scott’s small kitchen operation moved to a production unit after ...

  • Adrian Leigh
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    How Ping Pong Fight Club, a spectacular inter-company ping pong tournament pivoted during COVID-19

    2020-06-29T12:30:53Z

    [embed]https://youtu.be/aJ3Fif4L5vs[/embed]?️ | How Ping Pong fight Club, a spectacular inter-company ping pong tournament pivoted during COVID-19The Great British Entrepreneur Awards are proud to be working with Funding Options to recognise entrepreneurs who have pivoted.[bs_button size="md" type="link" value="View the full series here" href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAJVY1OX47-ZrtyXzATAbR0F8qEbZ3ZC7"]

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    Funding Options & Great British Entrepreneur Awards to recognise achievements of inspiring entrepreneurs in responding & adapting to the challenges of the pandemic

    2020-06-26T11:00:00Z

    The Great British Entrepreneur Awards is delighted to announce its newest national partner, Funding Options who will be supporting the new Pivot category, recognising entrepreneurs who have adopted a ‘plan b’ during these challenging times.