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    How Entrepreneurs can overcome the impact of Covid-19


    By Mark Wright, BBC Apprentice Winner, GBEA Alumni and Director of digital marketing agency, Climb OnlineAt the beginning of 2020, the main concern for any business owner was whether their industry sector would be impacted by Brexit. Fast forward four months and concerns over leaving the EU appear somewhat welcome, ...

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    Why Business Leaders should focus on solutions not sales


    By Stuart Dantzic Managing Director, Caribbean BlindsWithin a matter of months, the coronavirus has torn through the global economy and forced businesses UK wide to alter operations and pivot any long-term growth strategy.For those in manufacturing, engineering and construction, the recent ease to Lockdown would have come as a welcome ...

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    Re-opening the workplace in a post-lockdown world


    By Phil Jones MBE, Managing Director of Business Technology Solutions Provider, Brother UKAs boxer Mike Tyson once said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”A shrewd observation from arguably one of boxing’s greats.To be world champion, you’ve got to adapt your game plan depending on how ...

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    Development Bank of Wales supporting: Barmouth Beach Club


    “Most of our customers wouldn’t normally have been able to stay in Barmouth, so the people we will be bringing in will be fresh customers for other local businesses too,” Anthony Olley, Director.Barmouth Beach Club is a centre providing holiday accommodation for disabled people and their carers.Anthony Olley and his ...

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    How This 29 Year Old From Northern Ireland Became One Of The World’s Top Experts In Digital Marketing and Growth


    At the ripe old age of 29, Joshua Neilly is already one of the world’s top experts in digital marketing and growth. Named the Ulster Bank Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2019, he’s carved out a niche for himself in the fast-paced world of online commerce. But if things ...

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    The route forward for worker safety in the office


    By Andrew Johnson MD at PowWowNowThe government has published its ‘roadmap’ for progressively lifting lockdown restrictions, but many are asking for further clarity over how to ensure the safety of workers as we begin to reopen the economy. With companies responsible for worker safety, business leaders need to know what ...

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    How This 29 Year Old GBEA Winner From NI Became One Of The World’s Top Experts In Digital Marketing and Growth


    At the ripe old age of 29, Joshua Neilly is already one of the world’s top experts in digital marketing and growth. Named the Ulster Bank Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2019, he’s carved out a niche for himself in the fast-paced world of online commerce.

  • Mazuma

    Creative freelancers and small businesses given a helping hand by GBEA alumni & accountants Mazuma


    Understanding the different needs of businesses founded on the creative talent of individuals is so important.

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    6 mistakes killing your referral marketing programme


    Contribution by Sophia King, Mention Me. Originally featured here.For years, we’ve shouted about one thing.We’ve written blogs and guides on it, hosted events explaining it, even won awards celebrating it.You’ve guessed it. We’re talking about referral marketing.We’ve said a lot about how refer-a-friend channels can drive new customer acquisition, increase ...

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    Development Bank of Wales supporting: Spotnails


    “We have huge ambitions for the company and the support from the Development Bank of Wales is crucial to achieving these. We are securing relationships and working with several manufacturers with strong brands to sell into the UK. We want to become the largest independent distributor of these types of ...

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    15 education entrepreneurs to watch in 2020


    From DIY coding kits, to the world’s first digital textbook subscription service, and a language learning app for adults, these entrepreneurs have one thing in common, the passion to inspire and educate.

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    Four documents every freelancer needs to file their taxes


    The decision to become a freelancer is one that many people in the US come too. The idea of working for yourself and not being tied down to just one organisation is a liberating thought and can make for an exciting and varied career.

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    Behind the brand: Taking stock


    By Pala EyewearI have to admit that I am still very much adjusting to a life that feels at every turn to have been impacted by the ‘whirlwind’ of COVID-19. I suspect I am not alone, and as I write this well into the swing of self-isolation, this enforced lock ...

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    Scentered partners with refuge to support victims of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic


    Did you know that domestic abuse has surged in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic?MAY 2020, UK – With a surge in demand for the National Domestic Abuse Helpline during lockdown. mindfulness lifestyle brand Scentered® have partnered with Refuge, who run this Helpline and are a charity providing confidential, specialist, ...

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    EasyBreathing secures deal to supply 30 million frontline workers with PPE!


    The shortage of certified PPE in the UK during the current pandemic has been headline news for weeks. It was this headline news that led three Cheltenham entrepreneurs to form the most phenomenal partnership!

  • Joe Binder

    8 Learnings from 2 Years of Bootstrapping a Company


    By Joe Binder, WOAWI love running a business, but there’s no denying it has its highs and lows. I’ve grabbed every opportunity to be open about the realities of entrepreneurial life, even when it’s meant delving into my insecurities in a very public way. My first two years of business ...

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    How challenger brands disrupt with referral marketing


    Contribution by Sophia King, Mention Me. Originally featured here.Remember the first time you heard of Uber?You probably had no idea what it was. But before long it seemed to come up in almost every conversation.Next thing you know, you’re talking about Uber-ing places and can’t remember how you ever got ...

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    Development Bank of Wales supporting: OpenGenius


    “We’re proud to be based in Wales, and firmly believe that Ayoa can help people improve their work processes around the globe," Chris Griffiths, owner and founder.Cardiff-based OpenGenius develops high-tech software for innovators and creative teams.Its app, Ayoa, has been used by teams and individuals from Disney, Harvard University, Nike, ...

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    Why you should build referral into your 2020 marketing plans


    Contribution by Angela Southall, Mention Me. Originally featured here.It’s that time of year when marketers take a look back at their marketing activity performance. What made the grade, what was bottom of the class, and what should be banished from your marketing toolbox, never to return? Hopefully, you’ll already have ...

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    Development Bank of Wales supporting: Ffwrnes Pizza


    “Smokey Pete and Sam Van Tân are out on the road cooking up a storm and now with the help of the Development Bank, we can also offer the good people of Cardiff an amazing taste of Italy right here in Cardiff Indoor Market. It’s a recipe for success,” Jeremy ...