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    Sunak: Second lockdown could cause permanent economic damage


    A second UK-wide lockdown could cause “permanent damage” to the economy, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak has warned.

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    Johnson ‘disappointed’ with EU trade talks progress


    The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has “expressed his disappointment” with the lack of progress in negotiations with the EU over a free-trade agreement.

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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 ...

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    Unemployment jumps to three-year high


    The rate of unemployment in the UK jumped to its highest level in over three years in August, according to official figures.

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    Three million could be out of work by Christmas


    As many as 1.2 million workers could lose their jobs by Christmas, according to a think tank, taking the number of people in unemployment to three million.

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    Warburtons launches joint venture to support baking businesses


    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 ...

  • Brie Read

    'Supportive community and crowdsourcing ideas'


    Great British Entrepreneur Awards founder, Francesca James, has been talking to a number of entrepreneurs recently about how they have pivoted or adopted a ‘plan b’ during these challenging times. Snag tights founder Brie says that pre-pandemic her business was doing £2 million a month revenue and sales were growing ...

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    Wales pubs and restaurants set for July outdoor opening


    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Pubs and restaurants in Wales will be allowed to reopen their outdoor spaces from 13 July if cases continue to fall, the Welsh Government has announced. It follows a rapid review of the country's hospitality sector and how it can be allowed to reopen. Pubs, restaurants and cafes will ...

  • Adrian Leigh

    How Ping Pong Fight Club, a spectacular inter-company ping pong tournament pivoted during COVID-19


    [embed][/embed] ?️ | How Ping Pong fight Club, a spectacular inter-company ping pong tournament pivoted during COVID-19 The Great British Entrepreneur Awards are proud to be working with Funding Options to recognise entrepreneurs who have pivoted. [bs_button size="md" type="link" value="View the full series here" href=""]

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    The luxury wash brand that's donated 10,000 soap and shampoo packages to key workers


    [embed][/embed] ?️ | The luxury wash brand, The Goodwash Company donated 10,000 soap and shampoo packages to key workers ? The Great British Entrepreneur Awards are proud to be working with Funding Options to recognise entrepreneurs who have pivoted. [bs_button size="md" type="link" value="View the full series here" href=""]

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    How to raise entrepreneurial kids


    ' How to raise entrepreneurial kids ' has been co-written by GBEA judges Jodie Cook and Daniel Priestley and will be released in autumn of this year. It covers how to raise confident, resourceful and resilient children, with stories from 200+ entrepreneurs and parents. The book contains a four-part framework, ...

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    How employers can support employees facing financial difficulties


    By Mente UK companies should take action to support employees facing financial difficulties, says workplace mental health consultancy, Mente. New data from HR Grapevine has revealed that 69% of employees are currently worried, stressed, or anxious about their financial situation. These financial concerns are largely fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

  • 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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    Coronaphobia: Employees are refusing to come back to work


    Businesses across the UK who are making efforts to get back to business are facing a new uphill struggle - employees claiming stress and anxiety or are simply requesting outright to be furloughed for another 3 months.

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    Separating hype from reality – successfully marketing AI solutions


    By Daniel Incandela, chief marketing officer, Conga Today, artificial intelligence (AI) has become an everyday marketing term and a buzzword. Besides blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT), it is probably one of the most referenced technologies amongst enterprises and their sales teams. Whilst it has the potential to transform ...

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    Happy news: Snaffling Pig’s Big Bluey BBQs are selling in the sun


    It’s easy to start feeling more than a little overwhelmed with the bad news right now which is why The Great British Entrepreneur Awards and are on a mission to highlight the good; the entrepreneurs & businesses who are doing amazing things, who have achieved so much (before ...

  • Matt Hancock

    Covid-19 deaths account for a third of all deaths in one week, as Hancock discuses UK vaccine


    Deaths from Covid-19 accounted for a fraction over one third of all deaths in England and Wales in one week, according to the Office of National Statistics. The Health Secretary did reveal encouraging news about a UK vaccine. There were 18,516 deaths in the UK in the week to April ...

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    Hundreds of businesses answer plea to help protect our carers with PPE supplies


    More than 367 companies have so far responded to the call for medical grade Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), which only went out from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) last week. And it emerged today (Friday April 17) that 13 firms, including plastics and aerospace companies who have never made ...

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    There’s never been a more critical time to both support small brands as well as take steps to mitigate childhood obesity


    Mission Ventures is on the hunt for brand owners passionate about addressing this growing challenge. In return we will be providing a package of business support as well as access to a share of £1.8m of working capital from The Good Food Fund. They are recruiting UK-based SME and start-up ...

  • News

    Company culture more important than money for UK workers


    Company culture is more important than financial reward for 85 percent of UK workers, according to interim analysis of new research commissioned by Berwick Partners . Not only do people vote culture the top and most key factor for good wellbeing at work and more important than salary and bonuses, ...