All Starting A Business articles – Page 9

  • Imagen Insights
    Feature

    Matching brands to tomorrow's consumers

    2020-07-13T11:29:46Z

    By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & Williamson This article was originally published in Smith & Williamson's Enterprise magazine, a thought leadership publication for entrepreneurs and growth companies. You can download this issue of Enterprise here . Jay Richards’ career as an entrepreneur began when an observant business studies teacher ...

  • OLIO
    Feature

    Solving the food waste problem

    2020-07-13T11:26:44Z

    By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & Williamson This article was originally published in Smith & Williamson's Enterprise magazine, a thought leadership publication for entrepreneurs and growth companies. You can download this issue of Enterprise here . The world has a food waste problem: up to half of the food ...

  • Beam
    Feature

    Helping to end homelessness

    2020-07-13T11:23:27Z

    By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & Williamson This article was originally published in Smith & Williamson's Enterprise magazine, a thought leadership publication for entrepreneurs and growth companies. You can download this issue of Enterprise here . Alex Stephany had emerged from a high-pressure technology start-up and was searching for ...

  • Feature

    Why collaboration is key for a truly data-driven marketing strategy

    2020-07-13T09:31:12Z

    By Elliot Holding, cloud account manager at Cloud Technology Solutions Data has become a key tool in a marketeer or creative’s arsenal. It provides the industry with a constantly updated stream of information about existing and potential customers, and entire marketing strategies are being based on the data being gathered. ...

  • Penmon Point Cottages
    News

    Huge boost for Wales as tourism reopens

    2020-07-13T09:07:33Z

    Wales' tourism industry is experiencing a welcome boost after lockdown restrictions were eased over the weekend. From Saturday, self-contained accommodation was allowed to reopen for the first time since March. It meant a surge in bookings for holiday parks, cottages and caravan parks. Andrew Campbell, chair of the Wales Tourism ...

  • Boris Johnson
    News

    Gove 'trusts common sense' over mask debate

    2020-07-13T08:50:43Z

    Cabinet minister Michael Gove does not believe people in England should be forced to wear masks in shops, explaining he trusts their common sense. Face coverings are currently compulsory on public transport in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, while Scotland has also enforced it in shops. During an appearance on ...

  • Friends Making Toast With Alcohol In Garden At Home Enjoying Summer Garden Party
    News

    Lockdown eases in Scotland and Wales

    2020-07-13T08:33:37Z

    The first major steps in easing lockdown in Scotland and Wales take place today, with the public allowed to return to hospitality and retail settings. Pubs, restaurants and cafes are now allowed to open their outdoor spaces in Wales, while Scotland will allow customers indoors from Wednesday. Wales' First Minister ...

  • News

    Flexible working boosts productivity, say workers

    2020-07-10T07:45:25Z

    Nearly three quarters (73%) of UK employees believe they would be more productive if they could spend more time working flexibly, according to conference and video call provider Powwownow. The survey found that 59% of workers admitted to arriving at work stressed due to their commute at least once a ...

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    Opinion

    Mapping the world of foodservice - Dan Head

    2020-07-10T07:00:59Z

    There are no magic answers to our current situation, but in his webinar Dan talked through how he and Visionary Food Solutions are helping their brands in the world of foodservice and how they should deal with the now, and plan for the immediate future. VFS is staying even closer ...

  • Feature

    How to avoid common cloud migration challenges

    2020-07-09T16:03:06Z

    By Sarah Doherty, product marketing manager at iland Most IT architectures are complicated. If you’re considering migrating to the cloud, you’re right to be concerned about the many changes that will be required of your architecture and your organisation as you make your transition. Cloud migration challenges continue to give ...

  • News

    Sparks, speed and satisfaction: The difference a hands-on CEO can make

    2020-07-09T14:40:24Z

    By Carl Rodrigues, founder and CEO of SOTI As a CEO, my most important responsibility is to know myself. I'm far from perfectly self-aware (who is?), but there are a few things I know for certain. I know that I'm a software geek at heart and that I am deeply ...

  • News

    Tax rises 'will be needed' to pay for Covid-19 spending

    2020-07-09T14:26:57Z

    The government will be forced to increase taxes in order to pay for the huge spending tackling the health and economic implications of Covid-19, according to a leading think tank. It follows the Chancellor's Summer Statement yesterday, which included a further £30 billion worth of support to aid the ...

  • News

    12,000 jobs cut in two days

    2020-07-09T13:56:33Z

    Over 12,000 people are set to lose their jobs after several businesses announced hefty cuts within two days of each other. John Lewis is the latest big employer to announce job losses as it announced it would not be reopening eight of its stores across the UK. However, it did ...

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    Opinion

    Raising investment in challenging times - Julia Elliott Brown

    2020-07-09T12:18:46Z

    Julia Elliott Brown is the CEO and Founder of Enter the Arena, the UK’s leading equity fundraising expert and specialist coach. With 20+ years commercial experience developing and building high-growth start-ups, in this webinar Julia devilered a masterclass on the journey to raising investment during COVID-19, the conflicting forces and ...

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    Opinion

    Readiness in tough times and preparing for the other side - New Covent Garden Soup Co. founder

    2020-07-09T11:57:48Z

    Being prepared is the first step to securing your business' future once a crisis hits. Failing to have a plan in place could be the difference between job cuts - even the business' demise - and a long-term, bright future. As co-founder of New Covent Garden Soup Co and Little ...

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    Opinion

    Why a recession can lead to reinvention - Daniel Priestly

    2020-07-09T11:49:36Z

    At the height of the Covid-19 outbreak, Dent Global founder Daniel Priestly, gave some early optimism for the future of the economy and business. He explained how a recession, even though it can seem doom and gloom, can result in reinvention and innovation in the long-term. The current coronavirus outbreak ...

  • Opinion

    Immediately acknowledging your problem - Will King

    2020-07-09T11:29:43Z

    Early in lockdown, King of Shaves founder Will King gave his thoughts on what business owners need to do to get through the Covid-19 pandemic. He explained that immediately identifying and acknowledging your biggest problem is the first step. Explaining his SPACE acronym, Will started explaining: "S is for 'Survive' ...

  • Francois Paillier
    Feature

    'People are asking us about their DNA and Covid-19'

    2020-07-09T10:42:58Z

    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. This is her chat with Francios Pallier, founder of CircaGene. They provide personal DNA tests to get to know your ...

  • Meredith
    Opinion

    Only the brave; captivating a new generations’ hearts and minds with experiential retail

    2020-07-09T10:30:23Z

    Speaker: Meredith O'Shaughnessy Date: 06/08/2020 Time: 2:00 PM (BST) Despite Gen Z being heralded as our first true Digital Natives, almost all members of Generation Z prefer to shop in bricks-and-mortar stores: “their last great experience is their new expectation.” Gen Zers, more than any other generation ...

  • Rachel H
    Opinion

    How to build a resilient team

    2020-07-09T10:19:28Z

    Speaker: Rachel Houghton Date: 29/07/2020 Time: 2:00 PM (BST) While there have been many hardships and challenges in the last few months, it’s also important to recognise the positives. One major positive has been the growth of teams and the support that everyone has given to their ...