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The Dangers of Apprenticeship Numbers Falling

While it can be hard to predict the long term effect of changes in legislation, many UK business leaders are worried about a change in the way apprent...

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Powering up the workplace – Business energy

Jen Sena, Customer Service Director at business energy supplier Opus Energy, shares advice on switching energy suppliers and managing energy for bus...

Dragon's Den - Jordan Daykin

Get a grip! School drop-out tames the Dragons

"You'll never amount to anything." That's what teachers told Grip It Fixings' inventor Jordan Daykin when he dropped out of school at age 13. Six year...

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Club Med Takeover Bid

Andrea Bonomi’s private enterprise Investindustrial has won bids against China’s Fosun International Ltd. and France’s Ardian (formerly Axa Private Eq...

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Dragon's Den - Jordan Daykin

Get a grip! School drop-out tames the Dragons

August 18, 2014 | Posted By:

"You'll never amount to anything." That's what teachers told Grip It Fixings' inventor Jordan Daykin when he dropped out of school at age 13. Six years later, the successful entrepreneur has just taken on the Dragon's of the Den and won. Here he unve...

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    Entrepreneurs That Made Big Money with Online Casinos
    August 7, 2014 | Posted By:

    The online casino industry has generated a large number of millionaires and billionaires. In Europe, the owners of Bet365, the Coates family, have emerged as the toppers of the Sunday Times list of richest people. Their company Bet365, which offers c...

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    From High Growth to ‘Hyper Growth’
    July 10, 2014 | Posted By:

    GrowthAccelerator, the government-backed business growth advisory service, has identified a breed of rapidly expanding SMEs, dubbed 'Hyper Growth' businesses in a unique study released today. Capitalising on the recovering economy, these firms hav...

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    Betting Shops Bitten by the Budget, While Online Gambling Blooms
    June 17, 2014 | Posted By:

    With the Gambling Bill looming and tax surprises in last week’s budget, a turbulent year lies ahead for bookmakers and gambling companies.  But the new opportunities opening up in online gambling could change the business, and lead UK gambling comp...

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    The Key to Caller Satisfaction
    June 4, 2014 | Posted By:

    If you have a small to medium sized business and you’re looking to grow your business as well as competing in the global marketplace – you need to ensure that you stay one step ahead of your competitors. One of the best ways to do this is by providin...

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    Essential tips for small start-up businesses
    May 7, 2014 | Posted By:

    By Freddie Miller, founder of HelpingU2Save. Increasing numbers of people are taking their employment into their own hands and starting up small businesses. From part-time crafting to more intensive full time businesses, it’s not surprising th...

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The Dangers of Apprenticeship Numbers Falling

August 20, 2014 | Posted By:

While it can be hard to predict the long term effect of changes in legislation, many UK business leaders are worried about a change in the way apprenticeships are funded. It is feared that this could lead to a big drop in the number of young people j...

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    Powering up the workplace – Business energy
    August 18, 2014 | Posted By:

    Jen Sena, Customer Service Director at business energy supplier Opus Energy, shares advice on switching energy suppliers and managing energy for busy business owners. Generally, most businesses will consume more energy than the average household. ...

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    Could your business continue?
    August 15, 2014 | Posted By:

    How can businesses ensure they continue to function when systems fail or disaster strikes? Paul Weeden, Managing Director of Foration, discusses the continuity challenges that businesses face today. Business continuity is much more than just backu...

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    Managing your online reputation
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    Keeping your business' online presence in line with your vision and values can often be a tricky experience. Richard Harrison, Manging Director of reputation.com, takes a look at how you can help to keep yours in check. Managing your reputation on...

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    Create a business plan in your lunch break – Step 6
    August 13, 2014 | Posted By:

    Mark Edwards, general manager at www.rocketlawyer.co.uk, brings you this essential guide to creating the perfect business plan during your lunch break. Follow the six-part series exclusively online each week at www.talkbusinessmagazine.co.uk. Step 6...

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    Create a business plan in your lunch break – Step 5
    August 5, 2014 | Posted By:

    Mark Edwards, general manager at www.rocketlawyer.co.uk, brings you this essential guide to creating the perfect business plan during your lunch break. Follow the six-part series exclusively online each week at www.talkbusinessmagazine.co.uk. Step 5...

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Into the paperless breach:

August 7, 2014 | Posted By:

Why it pays to embrace the advances in accountancy management software. Document management for accountants tends to go hand in hand with the concept of paperless organisation: the art of moving records, spreadsheets and entire administrative syst...

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    Selling Outside the UK: Yes You Can!
    August 5, 2014 | Posted By:

    There is lots of talk these days about how the world is getting smaller. We talk about how tools like that all important cloud make it possible for us to do business with anyone from anywhere. We talk about how the independent economies of the world ...

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    Why Chasing Your Own Debts is Costing Your Business
    July 30, 2014 | Posted By:

    Chasing debts is a costly but inevitable task most businesses have to go through. But it’s up to you how expensive and time consuming it is, and how often it happens. The systems you use to chase overdue debts make a huge difference to your bottom li...

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    Take a look at HM Revenue and Customs guidance and support to help people in business get their tax affairs right.
    July 24, 2014 | Posted By:

    Unlike traditional classroom learning, you can access this modern, simple education at a time convenient to you, either from the comfort of your own home or on the move.  You won’t have the stress of worrying about running late or finding a parking s...

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    All You Need To Know About IRA Gold
    July 8, 2014 | Posted By:

    We’ve all played with the idea of investing our money into something, perhaps a few stocks or shares in a company or brand to get that little bit of extra money we can put away for a few years down the line. Most people tend to stick to the big co...

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    RBI Shores up Rupee after Currency Crisis
    June 10, 2014 | Posted By:

    The Reserve Bank of India is bracing itself for the worst by building up currency reserves in a bid to protect the currency against a possible rout, following a serious crisis last year. Money is flooding into the country, but the RBI is not convince...

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Web Hosting for Companies – What Are the Key Features to Look For?

August 15, 2014 | Posted By:

Getting a reliable web hosting service is essential for any company looking to create business website by themselvesonline. However, the challenge lies in deciding which service provider to go with when there are so many to choose from. This can be m...

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    Incentivising innovation – Has Patent Box worked?
    August 14, 2014 | Posted By:

    The Patent Box enables companies to apply a lower rate of Corporation Tax to profits earned after 1 April 2013 from its patented inventions, but has it done what was intended? Jodie Albutt, patent attorney at Dehns, investigates. The Patent Box ca...

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    Are you ready for an intranet system?
    August 11, 2014 | Posted By:

    Deciding if your company is ready for an intranet system may seem like a strange question to ask, after all it’s ‘just another platform to use’ right? Wrong! Looking back it’s easy to see why people of influence and decision makers would disregard t...

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    E-commerce in The Middle East: Obstacles and Innovation
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    For e-commerce ventures like Jumia Egypt, Souq and Namshi , the Middle East, which consists of 22 countries with over 422 million people, is considered a very attractive market for e-commerce. That is because almost half of the population is unde...

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    Are you being responsive to her needs?
    August 1, 2014 | Posted By:

    If not, I would like to tell you why you should be and how to approach such a delicate thing. Relax, this isn't an article about dating, it's far more exciting than that (well for me anyway).   I would like to take a few precious minutes of your ver...

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    Businesses Not ‘Remotely’ Impressed With Mobile Technology
    July 30, 2014 | Posted By:

    Unreliable and costly communication networks that limit flexible working are one of the biggest frustrations amongst UK businesses, new research has revealed. A study by network support company Lifeline IT and Talk Business magazine has reveal...