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How to avoid a summertime business slump

Date: 23 July 2018

By: Experian

Choosing a manufacturer for your fashion business

Date: 19 July 2018

By: Flora Davidson

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Six essential tips for effective freelancing

To make a career as a freelance or contract worker, it's not as simple as just being great at what you do. Follow these steps to success.

Date: 10 July 2018   By: Janthana Kaenprakhamroy

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Start-up funding - it could be you

Investment could be the key to getting your new venture on its feet. This infographic shows where government start-up spending went in 2017.

Date: 28 June 2018   By: Rachael Matthews

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Setting up your small business network

Most businesses rely on their online connectivity - so you need to make your network a top priority. How to choose the right equipment.

Date: 21 June 2018   By: Peter Carrington

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Developing an app for your start-up

Creating your own business app means you're only ever a tap away from your customers, and it can provide you with valuable data. Where to start.

Date: 18 June 2018   By: BingDigital

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VAT made simple for trade businesses

Understanding VAT can be a challenge for small businesses - and the rules are particularly complex for trades. Benjamin Dyer looks at the issues.

Date: 13 June 2018   By: Ben Dyer

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Five common backup mistakes start-ups make

'But Bob usually does that' - sound familiar? Avoid a data disaster - five things you might be getting wrong when you back up your business files.

Date: 11 June 2018   By: Rob Stevenson

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Top start-up tips from a Secret Millionaire

Passion is a great reason to start a business - but you need much more to make a success of it. Business guru Gill Fielding shares her expert advice.

Date: 1 June 2018   By: Gill Fielding

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Is wearing your heart on your sleeve appropriate at work?

Many leaders still hide their emotions at work. Ally Yates looks at the role of emotion in creating a positive, productive workplace environment.

Date: 24 May 2018   By: Ally Yates