All Starting A Business articles – Page 12

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    Mindful eating: exploring 7 key tips to maintain this healthy habit

    2020-06-17T09:49:33Z

    By Katherine Chan, Content and Marketing Manager, Balance Holidays It has been several weeks since we’ve been confined at home due to current circumstances. For most of us, we have probably already taken an internal road-trip of self-discoveries, seeking answers to who we are and what’s next in terms of ...

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    Virtual Working isn’t as Simple as Working from Home

    2020-06-16T12:54:17Z

    By Alison Ettridge, Talent Intuition In the post COVID-19 world, three out of five UK employees would like to work from home more often than they did before the lockdown. As we return to work, business leaders are speaking out about changes to their remote working policies – Facebook ...

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    Energy: How manufacturing firms can waste less and save more

    2020-06-15T13:36:37Z

    By Dan Sullivan, Head of Sales and Marketing at Gazprom Energy Manufacturing businesses account for a significant proportion of the UK’s energy consumption, with data from National Statistics ranking the sector as the country’s third-biggest energy consumer. And this makes sense, given the energy-intensive equipment and infrastructure on which manufacturers ...

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    Navigating the impact of COVID-19 as a start-up – the ball is now in our court

    2020-06-15T13:31:32Z

    By James Hirst, COO and Co-Founder, Tyk COVID-19 isn’t going to go away anytime soon and its impact on businesses and society is far-reaching. For some in the start-up community, the chancellor’s recent announcement of a package of measures to support businesses driving innovation in the UK will have been ...

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    How can businesses adapt to the new working reality?

    2020-06-15T09:12:32Z

    By Fred Krieger, Founder and CEO, Scoro It is unlikely we’ll be returning to pre-pandemic ‘normal’ any time soon — and, for many, that’s no bad thing. Only 9% of Brits want to go back to life as it was before, and some organisations have recognised this, already consigning ...

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    Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine have released their Special Edition issue

    2020-06-12T16:17:08Z

    The Great British Entrepreneurs Magazine is published by the organisers of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, which celebrates the hard work and inspiring stories of British entrepreneurs and businesses in Great Britain. The Special Edition features happy news within the entrepreneurial community, valuable advice and guidance from our webinar series, ...

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    Why having a compelling brand promise is key to customer loyalty

    2020-06-12T10:00:10Z

    Contribution by Angela Southall, Mention Me. Originally featured here . A brand is more than a logo and colour scheme. A brand is a the story your consumers tell themselves about you: the cumulative effect of what you do, how you do it, what you believe in, the way you ...

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    How Entrepreneurs can overcome the impact of Covid-19

    2020-06-11T15:53:32Z

    By Mark Wright, BBC Apprentice Winner, GBEA Alumni and Director of digital marketing agency, Climb Online At the beginning of 2020, the main concern for any business owner was whether their industry sector would be impacted by Brexit. Fast forward four months and concerns over leaving the EU appear somewhat ...

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    Why Business Leaders should focus on solutions not sales

    2020-06-11T15:49:02Z

    By Stuart Dantzic Managing Director, Caribbean Blinds Within a matter of months, the coronavirus has torn through the global economy and forced businesses UK wide to alter operations and pivot any long-term growth strategy. For those in manufacturing, engineering and construction, the recent ease to Lockdown would have come as ...

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    Re-opening the workplace in a post-lockdown world

    2020-06-11T11:42:36Z

    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

    2020-06-11T08:00:23Z

    “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

    2020-06-10T13:58:38Z

    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

    2020-06-10T12:00:15Z

    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 ...

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    Less Than One Third of UK Employees Feel Like They Belong

    2020-06-10T11:39:07Z

    Just 32 percent of UK office workers feel as though they completely belong within their company, despite this being essential in order for employees to feel motivated and loyal, according to new research. In fact, over a third claim they have no bond with their employer at all. Interestingly, men ...

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    The Good Food Fund Picks its first winning brands

    2020-06-10T09:59:23Z

    The successful applicants for ​ Mission Ventures​ ’ new accelerator programme as part of The Good Food Fund ​ have been announced. The seven winning brands were chosen from over 120 applications received from UK based healthier food and drink brands. Initially launched pre-lockdown in March, the UK based programme ...

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    Office Hacks: Four essentials for your small business

    2020-06-09T15:15:00Z

    Starting a new business venture can be one of the most rewarding yet challenging things a person can do. Whether fuelled by passion or the desire to earn more money, putting your new brand into the marketplace is not for the faint of heart!

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    6 mistakes killing your referral marketing programme

    2020-06-05T10:00:39Z

    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

    2020-06-04T08:00:24Z

    “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

    2020-06-03T10:44:30Z

    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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    Behind the brand: Taking stock

    2020-05-29T12:25:34Z

    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 ...