“You must be supremely confident in yourself, your ability and your business, but that shouldn’t be to your detriment. Ego is the enemy,” says Jodie Cook, a judge for the Creative Industries Entrepreneur Awards category within the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
It’s EJ Packe’s business to work with high growth entrepreneurs, and she knows a thing or two about them – what it takes to be an entrepreneurial success, and how the UK can become more entrepreneurial. But to tell the tale, we need to start with heroes and crooks.
“Female founders are finally having their moment” says Jo Dalton. She should know because she has a novel insight into the UK entrepreneur scene. For one thing, she is an entrepreneur, she has founded three companies, for the other thing she is in the headhunting business and works with a lot of entrepreneurs. “I am […]
“When I was at school being an entrepreneur was just something that Richard Branson did. . . sometimes teachers would say ‘there are entrepreneurs in the world, like Richard Branson, but now let’s talk about getting a job.’ The idea of taking a risk was not something they really drilled into you,” says Marin Bryant.
Simon Burton is an entrepreneur in media, events, PR, sport and social media. He is an inspirational public speaker, and a judge at this year’s NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards and yet, he says, it’s his failures that have made him a success.
“The world is a less safe place,” says Mark Fuller, Chairman of Chief Executives North West, but for creating a more entrepreneurial UK, this might be a good thing. Mark, who is a judge for the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards, has worked with hundreds of businesses in every sector at board level, has some […]
Applications are now open for the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
The betting industry has become known for its unfair practices. Earlier this year, online gambling companies in the UK faced a regulatory investigation into such issues, including the cancellation of winning bets and the difficult conditions around receiving payouts. However, one individual is beginning to transform the industry through innovation.
DeskLodge, the biggest co-working space in Bristol, won the Entrepreneurial Co-working Space of the Year award at this year’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Described as a fun and adventurous space with a focus on productivity, it’s home to 40 resident companies and around 250 visitors each day.
The ‘mum economy’ has been growing at an unprecedented rate over the last year, particularly due to the rise in maternity discrimination within the workplace. Not only do mumpreneurs generate billions of pounds in the UK, they also create hundreds of thousands of jobs.
Andy Mack and Ion Smith won the IOT/Smart home award as part of the Great British Technology Entrepreneur Awards. So, what’s special about their company, Cyberhomes?
Matt Gubba won Entrepreneurs’ Champion of the Year at this year’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards, after being recognised for his passion to help entrepreneurs succeed.