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The key elements of a successful start-up

Date: 11 December 2017

By: Wrike

How to manage shifts better and make staff happier

Date: 6 December 2017

By: Mike James

Could you be a billionaire in 2018?

Date: 4 December 2017

By: Budget Insurance

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Black Friday facts and figures

Black Friday is a regular fixture on the UK retail calendar. TNT explores the history of the event and its impact on the UK retail landscape.

Date: 23 November 2017   By: Fiona Prior

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Nine of the best business books for your Christmas wishlist

Nine small business owners nominate their favourite business books – those that have been most useful, enlightening and inspirational to them.

Date: 20 November 2017   By: Yell Business

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The business benefits of doing good

Doing good and giving back is good for business – it helps you attract and retain top talent, increase sales and improve your productivity.

Date: 14 November 2017   By: Marco Barbosa

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Before Google: How we used to find the answers

Where did we find answers before Google? Information search through the ages – from encyclopaedias and Yellow Pages to Ceefax and AQA.

Date: 6 November 2017   By: Yell Business

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The start-up guide to loving your people

Your employees are more than just a job title. How to motivate your people with rewards, team-building, recognition and career development.

Date: 1 November 2017   By: Lorna Fielding

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Why it pays to use applicant tracking software

Applicant tracking software makes recruitment easier and helps you find the best person for the job by automating job ad posts and CV assessment.

Date: 23 October 2017   By: Billy Leonard

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What are the secrets to start-up success?

There's no-one more qualified to tell us what it takes to make it than you - small business owners on the front line. Your key tips for success.

Date: 20 October 2017   By: Heather Bateman

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Getting funds for your business in six steps

Getting funds or investment for your business takes preparation. Clive Hyman guides you through six steps to successful fund-raising.

Date: 16 October 2017   By: Clive Hyman

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Hiring employees with disabilities

Many disabled people struggle to find employment. Billy Leonard explains how more employers can take steps to hire and support disabled workers.

Date: 11 October 2017   By: Billy Leonard

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Four ways to disagree … constructively

Ally Yates suggests four ways to disagree with colleagues constructively to avoid conflict and ensure business discussions have positive outcomes.

Date: 9 October 2017   By: Ally Yates

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Why Instagram rules for UK teenagers

New research shows that teenagers are increasingly using Instagram to follow their idols, keep up with trends and present their "true self" to the world.

Date: 2 October 2017   By: Josh Krichefski

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Help your employees to be more active

To mark National Fitness Day, Chris Horlick suggests ways that employers can help their employees to become more active during the working day.

Date: 26 September 2017   By: Chris Horlick

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Are you guilty of these smartphone bad habits?

Are you guilty of some of the most common mobile bad manners, such as oversharing, texting while walking and taking too many selfies?

Date: 25 September 2017   By: Carphone Warehouse and One Poll

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Video: How UK SMEs are performing in 2017

Video: Oliver Kolodseike, senior economist at Cebr and Graeme Sands, head of business banking at CYBG, discuss how SMEs are performing in 2017.

Date: 18 September 2017   By: David Duffy

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Standing on the shoulders of giants

The London Stock Exchange Group works with small businesses and start-ups to help them grow and find the funding to support their ambitions.

Date: 15 September 2017   By: Emma Titmus

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Five advantages of being an "olderpreneur"

More over-55s are starting up businesses than ever. Robert Gould – the start-up septuagenarian – presents five advantages of being an olderpreneur.

Date: 11 September 2017   By: Robert Gould