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May 2016
In a new index, published by Octopus Investments, London and Manchester top the list for the best hub spots in the UK for high-growth small businesses (HGSBs) Octopus Investments’ Urban Hub League Table sets out which towns and cities in the UK are the most HGSB-friendly. The Table ranks 32 in all, according to a range of...
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An app, run by JetSmarter, a Fort Lauderdale, Miami-based company, has recently launched in Europe and been nicknamed the “Uber for private jets”. The JetShuttle service will allow people to travel between Geneva, Paris and London by booking up empty seats on luxury routes, all at the speedy tap on a smartphone. The app, which...
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When you are starting up a business you should definitely make sure you invest money into digital marketing. However because, more often than not, money is very tight when companies are first starting up, some will hold back on how much they invest in their digital marketing, whilst others will prefer to invest a great...
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One of the most important aspects of building a business is to create a fantastic culture. The culture of your business should drive the organisation. It should be the heart behind the business, the pulse. Your organisation’s culture should also inspire you and your employees to work harder, to innovate harder and most importantly, to...
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Entrepreneurs have many qualities which make them different to the average person. Their brains are, seemingly, wired a bit differently. They don’t hear ‘no’, they just hear an invitation to try again. An entrepreneur is someone who knows they can achieve what they set out to do, i.e. solve a consumer need. An entrepreneur is...
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A recent survey of members of the Tech London Advocates trade group has shown that nearly 90% of those surveyed believe that Britain’s membership in the European Union is an important asset to the UK’s tech firms. The survey questioned 320 of the organisation’s members, 87% of whom stated that they thought the UK’s EU...
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