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    Total wellbeing and holistic health: How Covid is changing the food and drink industry

    2020-08-17T10:28:04Z

    By Michael Baxter, Fresh Business Thinking It had been steadily growing but Covid-19 may be accelerating the wellbeing and holistic health food and drink sector, a development that may be given further impetus by Boris Johnson’s Better Health Campaign. “The biggest consumers of our alcohol-free beer are people who do ...

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    How to manage cash in a crisis

    2020-08-17T09:11:46Z

    Throughout any challenging climate, businesses will be tasked with the difficult prospect of reacting swiftly and innovatively, in order to survive.

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    Warburtons launches joint venture to support baking businesses

    2020-08-13T09:02:04Z

    Bakery brand Warburtons has launched a new venture designed to support businesses with innovative baked products. Batch Ventures is a joint project with leading independent business accelerator Mission Ventures. Designed to support the growth of SMEs and start-ups, Batch Ventures combines equity funding together with hands-on support from successful entrepreneurs ...

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    Kickstarting online sales: A beginner’s guide to e-commerce

    2020-08-13T08:31:18Z

    So you’ve just launched your first e-commerce store? Only one thing’s missing… customers.

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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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    How SMEs can prepare for the post-COVID economy

    2020-08-11T07:00:02Z

    As businesses adapt to the new normal, they will need to make choices about how their businesses recover and, in some cases, reinvent.

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    Is your website holding your business back?

    2020-08-07T11:07:03Z

    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 ...

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    Do you have an entrepreneurial brain?

    2020-08-07T08:00:06Z

    Image: Allan Ajifo Does your brain know how to see solutions and solve problems? Can your brain keep driving you forward when others see insurmountable challenges? Do you have the brain of a born problem-solver, solution-finder, an innovator or even an entrepreneur? The Entrepreneurship Institute is working in partnership with ...

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    Overconfident CEOs less likely to learn from feedback

    2020-08-06T08:59:43Z

    Overconfident, often male, CEOs are reacting much less to both internal and external feedback, particularly negative assessments, and thus are more likely to lead their businesses to failure, according to research from Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna).Companies often evaluate the success of their current business strategy through ...

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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 ...

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    Stop! Don’t Pitch on LinkedIn

    2020-08-03T08:41:50Z

    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 ...

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    Mobilising global wealth

    2020-07-30T07:04:56Z

    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 . Tom Latchford was drawn to the charity sector after the early death of ...

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    Family ties

    2020-07-28T13:54:46Z

    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 . Kitty Higgins and Sharon Pindar want to help every child to read. It’s ...

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    The traditional intranet is dead

    2020-07-24T07:00:15Z

    By Julien Codorniou, VP of Workplace from Facebook Today, employers want staff to get on with their work as normal while working from home. Yet, many expect the highest levels of productivity while still relying on outdated technologies and systems to provide staff with critical workforce materials. This is leading ...

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    A rewarding life at work

    2020-07-24T07:00:00Z

    By Alison Ettridge, chief believer at Talent Intuition Tired of the smoke and mirrors of wellbeing-washing, diversity-washing and superficial corporate purpose, employees are demanding a more rewarding life at work from their employers. In response, companies are developing a more responsible and human-centric approach as we return to work. However, ...

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    The power of STEM

    2020-07-23T07:00:17Z

    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 . Fleeing Idi Amin’s reign of terror and being tied up as a suspected ...

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    Changing the world through gaming

    2020-07-21T07:02:41Z

    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 . The gaming industry is vast: bigger than the music and film industries combined, ...

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

    2020-07-17T07:00:23Z

    By Mark Anderson, IT director, Accora When 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 ...