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    GBEA’s 20 most exciting start-up entrepreneurs to watch in 2019

    2019-04-03T15:00:41Z

    A record 660,000 new businesses were created in 2018, showing that the UK’s start-up revolution is showing no signs of slowing down. But with so many new businesses launching every day, it really takes something special to stand out from the crowd.These are 20 of the most exciting entrepreneurs to ...

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    Specsavers founder Dame Mary Perkins joins GBEA judges

    2019-04-02T14:00:00Z

    Specsavers founder, Dame Mary Perkins, has been announced as the latest entrepreneurial champion to join the judging panel for the 2019 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.A fully qualified optometrist, Mary launched Specsavers with her husband Doug in 1984 and went on to establish it as the world’s largest privately-owned opticians ...

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    World Water Day – ‘No more dirty pints’, says Brewgooder

    2019-03-26T15:00:35Z

    “No more dirty pints” is the powerful message from craft beer brand, Brewgooder, to mark World Water Day.The brewer, led by Alan Mahon who won the National Entrepreneur for Good Award in 2018, gives 100% of its profits to clean water charities as part of a mission to end water ...

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    Equifax lends support to Great British entrepreneurs

    2019-03-19T10:33:08Z

    The NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards has announced a national partnership with Equifax.With one of the largest sources of detailed consumer and business data in the UK, Equifax can provide insight into the behaviours and drivers behind the economy helping entrepreneurs to drive their businesses forward.The mantra of the NatWest ...

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    Jenny Campbell joins the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

    2019-03-18T11:15:43Z

    The Great British Entrepreneur Awards has announced that serial entrepreneur Jenny Campbell has joined the judging panel for 2019.The former CEO of YourCash Europe and one of the five Dragons on BBC’s Dragons’ Den for the past two series, Jenny is someone who has a long history with the Awards ...

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    Search for the 2019 Great British Entrepreneur of the Year is on!

    2019-03-13T15:05:16Z

    The search for the 2019 Great British Entrepreneur of the Year has begun as the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards opens for entries.The NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards acknowledges the hard work and inspiring stories of British entrepreneurs and businesses in the United Kingdom. It celebrates the incredible stories that ...

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    University College Birmingham rejoins Great British Entrepreneur Awards

    2019-02-27T10:13:42Z

    The Business School at University College Birmingham has rejoined the Great British Entrepreneur Awards as its education partner for the Midlands region.The Business School at UCB joined the programme for the first time in 2018 and the Great British Entrepreneur Awards team said they are "thrilled" UCB has committed itself ...

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    Great British Entrepreneur Awards continues Redrow partnership

    2019-02-25T10:38:05Z

    Great British Entrepreneur Awards has today (Monday) announced that it has renewed its partnership with Redrow for a third consecutive year.In a statement, it said: "They might be used to building houses, but Redrow is helping us to build on our mission to celebrate and champion British entrepreneurs."Now in its ...

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    What impact will Brexit have on Data Protection?

    2019-02-04T13:09:02Z

    “If your organisation shares personal data with organisations in the European Economic Area (EEA), you will need to take steps to ensure you continue to comply with data protection laws if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.” Department for Exiting the European Union. Although the government is still ...

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    Grenade founders named Great British Entrepreneur of the Year 2018

    2019-01-24T22:00:06Z

    The founders of sports nutrition brand, Grenade, were crowned ‘Great British Entrepreneur of the Year’ for 2018 at the National Winners’ Evening of the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in London tonight (24th January).The husband and wife duo of Alan and Juliet Barratt started the company with just £27 in ...

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    London and South East winners crowned at Great British Entrepreneur Awards

    2018-11-29T22:00:54Z

    Entrepreneurs from across London and the south east of England came together in London last night (Wednesday) to celebrate their success at the last regional gala final of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.Now in its sixth year, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrates the hard work and inspiring stories of ...

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    Wales and South West winners crowned at Great British Entrepreneur Awards

    2018-11-22T22:00:02Z

    Entrepreneurs from across Wales and the south west of England came together in Cardiff last night (Thursday) to celebrate their success at the penultimate regional gala final of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.Now in its sixth year, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrates the hard work and inspiring stories of ...

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    The North winners crowned at Great British Entrepreneur Awards

    2018-11-16T22:00:40Z

    The entrepreneurial talent of The North was on magnificent display last night (Thursday) as they came together at Old Trafford in Manchester to celebrate their success at the third regional gala final of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.Now in its sixth year, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrates the hard ...

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    Midlands winners crowned at Great British Entrepreneur Awards

    2018-11-14T10:43:31Z

    Entrepreneurs from across the Midlands came together in Birmingham last night (Tuesday) to celebrate their success at the regional gala final of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.Now in its sixth year, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrates the hard work and inspiring stories of entrepreneurs in the UK.Juliet and Alan ...

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    Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2018 finalists: The Midlands

    2018-08-28T12:17:35Z

    It’s been another record-breaking year for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, with double the number of applications received last year!We’re delighted to reveal the full shortlist for the Midlands…Creative Industries Entrepreneur of the YearClare Villar, Clare VillarDaniel Ball, Chocolate TreasuresEd Hollands, DrivenMediaEttie Wexsteen, WexbabyJo Ham, HAMRichard Rossington, Tell Your Story ...

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    Great British Entrepreneur Awards: ‘Incredibly powerful eco-system of entrepreneurs’

    2018-04-18T16:00:47Z

    The 2018 Great British Entrepreneur Awards programme kicked off in style yesterday (Tuesday) as judges, sponsors and partners came together to celebrate some of its most esteemed alumni.Hosted by Coutts, the evening showcased the products and services of winning entrepreneurs from previous years including; Smith & Sinclair, Mums Bake Cakes, ...

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    Coutts launches private networking site exclusively for clients

    2018-04-16T10:51:21Z

    NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards partner, Coutts, has launched a new platform that will enable its network of influential and celebrated clients to meet, introduce and interact with each other online.The only, yet important, entry criterion for Coutts Connect is that the user must be an existing client of the ...

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    The Car Buying Group named in top 3 tech businesses in The North

    2018-04-09T10:08:45Z

    The winner of the Scale-Up award for The North region at the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards has been named among the top three fastest growing tech businesses in The North.The annual Northern Tech 100 League Table placed The Car Buying Group, led by founder Tom Marley, as the ...

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    Prince's Trust continues to support entrepreneurs!

    2018-03-23T16:00:39Z

    The NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards is all about supporting local entrepreneurs. The team popped down to the St David's Shopping Centre in Cardiff to take a look around the Prince’s Trust Pop Up Shop, an initiative that showcases entrepreneurs and businesses that have taken part in The Prince’s Trust ...

  • Justin Basini
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    Great British Entrepreneur set for £275 million sale

    2018-03-15T15:12:59Z

    Credit-checking firm ClearScore, is set to be acquired by global consumer credit experts, Experian, in a deal worth £275 million.ClearScore is led by Justin Basini, who won the national Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year prize at the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. That came after winning the same category ...