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    Third of hospitality firms fear collapse


    More than a third of hospitality businesses in the UK say they have little or no confidence they will survive the next three months, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).It comes after the industry trade body, Hospitality UK, this week revealed that an estimated 660,000 jobs have already ...

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    Four ways entrepreneurs young and old can benefit from succession planning


    Exiting a business can be a moment of truth for an entrepreneur. A solid succession plan can make the difference between success and failure. Read the full report from our Partner UBS Global Wealth Management below:

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    3 simple ways to keep your business organised


    Keeping your business organised can bring a wealth of benefits, from boosting efficiency, improving customer satisfaction and reducing stress - why wouldn’t we want to keep our business organised? We’re going to take a look at some simple ways to keep your business organised.

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    DrivenMedia helps jobseeker with giant truck CV


    We’ve all seen the stories of recent graduates taking to the streets in search of a job. They might be holding a sign or handing out CVs at a train station. It picks up national press coverage and before long, they get a host of interviews.

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    Flawsome! launches in Whole Foods


    We’re sending a big high five to the team over at Flawsome! who have announced a listing with Whole Foods.

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    What impact will Boris Johnson’s Obesity Strategy have?


    Health food and drink entrepreneurs discuss Boris Johnson’s obesity strategy and whether responsibility falls on government, consumers, or brands to change habits.

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    Sustainable fashion: Is greenwashing a necessary evil?


    The fashion industry has come under intense scrutiny over the past 18 months over its contribution to the growing global climate crisis.

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    Brexit: Everyday goods 'much more expensive' under no deal


    The cost of everyday items will be "much more expensive" if the government cannot secure a free-trade agreement with the EU, a business group has warned.The organisation, which represents the UK's haulage industry, said the cost of moving transporting goods will likely rise and customers could be charged up to ...

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    How to tell the difference between perfect candidates and good interviewers


    The current economic climate as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic has meant that for those organisations looking to fire currently, it’s never been more important to ensure the perfect candidate is found, adding value to the business as well as fitting in culturally.

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    Starling Portrait Series: Dave Linton 'giving every single child in care the dignity they deserve.'


    In this edition of the Portrait Series, we speak to Dave Linton, founder of Madlug, who won the Entrepreneur for Good Award at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards in 2019.

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    How to keep staff motivated whilst working from home


    Motivation is critical to a successful business and by staying on top of what keeps your workforce engaged, by communicating effectively and by providing support where things get tough, you can rest assured the bulk of your workforce remain stimulated – regardless of where they work. So how should businesses go about keeping their employees engaged and motivated whilst working from home?

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    Back to business: Transitioning back to shared workspace


    The Covid-19 pandemic put businesses in a position where they needed to think quickly on their feet when it came to protecting both staff and the business itself. Companies across the globe sent staff home, with their laptops and computers in hand to work remotely as countries went into lockdown to prevent the spread.

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    Food founders festival goes virtual


    Since 2016 the Bread & Jam Festival has been the “go-to” event for anyone wanting to start or grow a food or drink business.The annual conference for challenger brands pulls together the biggest names in food and drink, from successful entrepreneurs to high-street retailers and industry investors. And, in spite ...

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    Search begins for UK’s Food & Drink Heroes


    The search for the UK’s top food and drink entrepreneurs has begun with Food & Drink Heroes, a new awards programme from the creators of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

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    Starling Bank launches tree-planting referral scheme


    Starling, the UK’s leading digital bank, has launched a new environmental initiative to plant one tree for every successful new personal and business customer referral.

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    Covid-19 'changing HealthTech forever'


    By Michael Baxter, Fresh Business ThinkingCovid-19 is changing UK HealthTech forever, according to founders of UK healthcare start-ups at a recent online round table organised by the Great British Entrepreneur Awards and haysmacintyre.“Who are these 5%?” asked Jon Dawson, from the creative, media and tech team at accountants and tax ...

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    5 ways to improve your business credit rating


    Image Credit: Deposit PhotosBy Funding OptionsThe solvency of your business, how up-to-date your business accounts are and how quickly you pay suppliers are all factors that can contribute towards your business credit score. Finance lenders check this information when you apply for a loan to understand the level of ...

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    Short-term business loans - how can they benefit SMEs?


    By Funding OptionsShort-term business loans can provide you with the finance your company needs. Perhaps you need a loan for cash flow purposes, or maybe you want to set your growth plans into action. Whatever the reason, this guide is designed to help you figure out whether a short-term business ...

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    Good health equals high performance


    By Reece Mennie, the CEO of HJ CollectionAs a hardworking father and businessman who recently decided to prioritise my health and wellbeing, after many years of indulgent consumption, I want to share some great benefits you and your business can receive from just a few simple changes to your diet ...

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    How to improve a bad credit score in 3 steps


    By Funding OptionsMost of us are all too aware of the importance of good personal credit when it comes to obtaining finance for mortgages, contracts, and credit cards. For small business owners, establishing business credit can be just as crucial.Even if you’re a solo-led startup running your business from your ...