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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 UK As 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 PowWowNow The 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 ...

  • Mazuma

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


    Creative businesses are the fastest growing sector in the UK economy, now accounting for one in eight of all businesses, the Creative Industries Federation says. More than two million people are normally employed in the creative sector, with a third of the workforce being self-employed. Understanding the different needs of ...

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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 ...

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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


    By Great British Entrepreneur Awards 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. Along with our partners Starling Bank, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards prides itself ...

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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 Eyewear I 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 ...

  • Scentered

    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 ...

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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! In the first two weeks of lockdown EasyBreathing successfully imported over two million units of PPE ...

  • Joe Binder

    8 Learnings from 2 Years of Bootstrapping a Company


    By Joe Binder, WOAW I 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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    5 ways to build a strong company culture across remote teams


    By Sam Hill, Head of People and Culture at BizSpace Maintaining a strong company culture is one of the greatest challenges faced by remote teams. In an office environment, the company’s goals, values and personality can be communicated effectively through huddles and group activities that involve everyone, but with your ...

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    7 ways to transform your organisation from being data-rich but insight-poor…to becoming insight-rich


    By Data Cubed. Most businesses have the same problem when it comes to data… They are data-rich – with megabytes, gigabytes or terrabytes of data being stored, transferred and processed in their organisation everyday Yet they are insight-poor – with a lack of data-driven decision-making and no actionable ...

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    Private equity investments hit record €94bn, a 10% increase


    Private equity and venture capital fundraising hit €109 billion, up 6% in 2019, and the highest total over a decade, according to new data from Invest Europe. In parallel, the total equity amount invested in European companies increased 10% year-on-year to €94 billion in 2019, the highest level on investment ...