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Sector specific experts to deliver high impact education at The Meetings Show 2014

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Experts from the meetings industry as well as key vertical sectors have created a targeted education programme for The Meetings Show 2014 with streams dedicated to agency bookers, corporate planners, associations, pharmaceutical & healthcare, PAs and secretaries, technology and meetings design. “We have once again sought the wisdom and experience of industry leaders to create […]


Last year 87% of small businesses were not* Nominet is a brand new web-based service to help keep YOUR business safe online. WE give you 3 months FREE access > All YOU do is tell us what you think *BIS 2013 Information Security Breaches Survey  Don’t be one of them, keep YOUR business Safe online, […]

What would you do if your business was attacked online?

If cyber security is high on your worry list but low on your priority list as you don’t know how to protect your business, you are probably one of the many micro and small businesses not equipped to deal with cyber attacks. With this in mind Nominet, guardian of the UK domain family infrastructure have […]

J.K. Rowling voted most inspiring businesswoman


Anita Roddick, Karen Brady and Holly Tucker also recognised on eve of International Women’s Day by British freelancers On the eve of International Women’s Day, children’s author J K Rowling has been voted the most inspirational businesswoman in a survey* of UK freelancers by Crunch Accounting. Earning 23% of all votes, Rowling beat a high profile […]

Trunki on Dragons’ Den: On Tour


Theo Paphitis comes to visit Trunki Towers to see how we’re getting on 3 years on from Trunki’s first Den appearance!  

Renewable energy store launches franchise opportunities across UK

Renewable energy supplier Green Square has announced the launch of a franchise operation, inspiring entrepreneurs to aid to the UK-wide expansion of the brand and renewable energy targets. Currently around 1.5% of our energy is provided by renewable sources; by 2020 this figure needs to reach 15%, and 40% by 2050. Since the launch of […]

Preparing for growth with asset financing


With banks still reticent to lend, asset financing offers a viable and reliable alternative source of funding as businesses prepare for a return to growth, says Maxxia’s CEO, Roger Skinner. Business confidence is returning to both the UK and global economies with many firms expected to invest more this year in anticipation of a return […]

Start-up has muscle

An online retailer is attracting interest from investors after achieving monthly turnover of £200,000 just months after start-up. supplies high protein foods including top quality fresh meats as well as supplements and other innovative products such as protein bread and crisps. Despite only going live in January this year the site is already making monthly […]

Business Jargon Infographic


You call one of your colleagues. You just want to touch base, you want to take it offline. You’re trying to get buy in because you really need to drill down and move the needle. Do you know what people are thinking when you come out with phrases like these? You bet they’re impressed. That’s […]

Pendo Deals and Talk Business ski event

A pro jumping the Pendo Deals sign – sadly this is none of the Talk Business team

Talk Business teamed up with Pendo Deals to hold the coolest business networking event of the year. The Talk Business team love getting out there and meeting people. We especially love networking events with a twist, so when recently launched website Pendo Deals asked us to team up with them for their Summer N’ Snow […]

Customer reviews ­using social proof to increase search visibility and drive conversions

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Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs) are a crowded place ­ with ads and organic results displaying in the same space and companies spending more and more on PPC and SEO, it can be an expensive business trying to get to the top of therankings. But what if we told you that you don’t need to […]



The Franchise Show Winners

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Congratulations to these lucky individuals who signed up at the Franchise Show. You have won a free 12 month subscription to Talk Business Magazine. Jay Patel Abi Philips Asif Saraiya Shirley Sorhaindo Constaine Nyakudya Liam Lucien Sunny Glasson Felix Joesph Muhammad Amin Julia Nash  

Win £80 worth of business books


Talk Business magazine and Lifeline IT are giving away a selection of top rated business books (worth over £80) to those who complete a short IT survey. Lifeline IT, a network support company with over 20 years’ industry experience, and Talk Business have joined together for the annual IT trends research. With the help of Talk […]

PACK & SEND – The Franchise Opportunity Delivering Results


Franchise opportunities come in all shapes and sizes and whilst many are targeted at the novice or part-time operator, there are some significant businesses that operate, at least partially, with a franchise model. The logistics industry has several franchise players, and whilst many are recognisable businesses, there is one that is a unique proposition in […]