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What building blocks do you need for your business model?

Date: 6 July 2020

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A guide to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Date: 6 July 2020

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Six ways to power growth in your small business

If you own a small business, it's likely you want it to grow - but it's not always clear whether you're taking the right steps to success. Six tips.

Date: 14 June 2019 By:

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4 startup founder essentials to grow a strong business

Four essential bits of advice for startup founders: communicate well, know your market, build a team, and be ready to keep adapting

Date: 16 April 2019 By:

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Everything entrepreneurs need to know about expansion

Done well, expansion will take a business to the next level, establishing the platform for strong future growth. Here’s how to build for the future.

Date: 9 April 2019 By:

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Creating a sustainable organisational structure

Ambitious startups can bet set up with a structure, a team and operational processes that make growing and adapting much easier in the future.

Date: 9 April 2019 By:

Growing your business - the importance of location
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Growing your business - the importance of location

UK businesses must adapt to an uncertain political landscape if they want to thrive. Premises location is just one strategic issue to consider.

Date: 10 October 2018 By:

Is your start-up suffering from "sugar growth"?
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Is your start-up suffering from "sugar growth"?

Many start-ups see rapid growth - but if not properly managed it could lead to a big crash. Wesley Rashid explains how to scale up sustainably.

Date: 5 February 2018 By:

How to preserve your company culture as you grow
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How to preserve your company culture as you grow

Many start-ups find that their company culture changes as the business grows. Ian Naylor explains how to keep that start-up spirit alive.

Date: 6 July 2017 By:

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Turning your start-up into a scale-up

The UK has a thriving enterprise economy. Now it needs to focus on turning start-ups into scale-ups, says Mark Brownridge of the EIS Association.

Date: 21 June 2017 By:

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Make more money from your business

Benjamin Dyer explains how to make more money when you run a trade business by keeping your costs down and getting your pricing right.

Date: 9 January 2017 By:

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