Fresh Business Thinking
Launched in 2007, freshbusinessthinking.com rapidly became one of the most visited sites for business owners and directors running small businesses.
It is now run by the organisers of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, which acknowledges the hard work and inspiring stories of entrepreneurs and businesses in the United Kingdom.
It celebrates the incredible stories that have taken entrepreneurs to where they are today, regardless of size or turnover. Central to the ethos of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards is being more than just ‘an awards ceremony’ – it’s a sense of community, a thriving ecosystem of support all year round, providing opportunities for winners and finalists to connect and showcase their business.
The number of new businesses registered soar over the second half of 2020 despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the ONS. There is growing evidence that the food & drink industries in particular saw a boom in new start-ups - the number of distilleries alone rose 29% compared with 2019.
Over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, a quiet revolution has been growing on our mobile devices, or should we say away from them.
While many industries faced unprecedented challenges over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, one that enjoyed a boom is the housing market.
The nation’s general health has been in stark focus over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. Studies quickly showed that obesity puts people at higher risk of more severe infection and death.
Back in June 2019, the UK became the first major global economy to pass laws to end its contribution to global warming by 2050. Here’s why it’s so important for the nation’s small-to-medium sized businesses to play their part when it comes to reaching net zero.
The world is full of after-the-event wisdom about how entrepreneurs fail. There is an avalanche of advice out there about what not to do, rather than what you should do to increase the odds of your baby becoming the next Amazon or Uber.
Mental health and mental wellbeing does not have a finish line. In this exclusive Lightbulb Session, workplace wellbeing experts from Wellity, Simon Scott-Nelson and Ellie Caley share how small businesses can safeguard employee health post-lockdown.
The Great British Businesswoman Series aims to tackle the real issues and barriers holding women in business back. Nominations are now open.
The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. Forced to close for much of the past 14 months, it has also faced considerable restrictions when allowed to reopen, and even an outdoor reopening has been limited to those that have the luxury of sufficient outdoor space.
How to enter a business you have absolutely no experience in and become a master of it. Nick Coleman of Snaffling Pig talked to The Lightbulb Sessions about how he took the retail world by storm with no knowledge of the lingo, no prior experience, and by embracing his mistakes.
Dragon’s Den icon Tej Lalvani discussed how to win every negotiation, whether in business or life in this Lightbulb Session - led by Great British Entrepreneur Awards head of content, Jonathan Davies
Every month, the Great British Entrepreneurs Awards and its partner, Glen Scotia Single Malt Whisky, celebrates a member of the GBEA community who has shown incredible entrepreneurial spirit.
The global pandemic has changed the way we live, work and do business. Ross Daniels, CMO at Calabrio believes now is the time for organisations to plan their pandemic escape route by ramping up customer experience (CX). Here, he kickstarts the road to recovery with three tips on how to turn your agents into brand ambassadors.
As an entrepreneur there is always an overlap between your professional and personal life, so it is important to understand how the decisions you make in your private life can impact your business.
After four decades in the business world, Ivan Misner, founder and chief visionary officer at BNI has found that passion, people and process truly summarise an entrepreneur’s recipe for success.
Employee engagement in the UK and has suffered a marked decline over the past year, according to new research carried out by Achievers into the state of wellbeing in the ‘new normal’.