Obtaining finance through crowdfunding

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Another day, another crowdfunding venture hits the headlines… The most recent one is David Attenborough’s campaign to raise £110,000 in order to help the critically endangered mountain gorillas in Africa. […]

Take advantage of the boom in holiday lets

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According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there was a 6% rise in the numbers of foreign visitors to the UK in the first eight months of 2013, as […]

Lending to smallbiz improves but late payment still a problem

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Most small businesses need two things to succeed – access to funding and regular payment. Funding allows businesses to expand and pursue their business idea. At the same time, when […]

In confidence – How to protect your business ideas

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Small Business News Sometimes inspiration for a business idea can come from the unlikeliest quarters. UK ready meals boss Charlie Bigham formed a plan for his venture after spending a […]

Helping cure smallbiz headaches

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Small Business News Cutting out the commute can help home based entrepreneurs to pack much more work into a day but does this make them more successful? Entrepreneurs who work […]

Biggest headache for smallbiz: late payment

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As if businesses haven’t already had enough problems coping with the recession, smaller companies which do manage to land contracts often have significant difficulty when it comes to actually getting […]

Free and Easy – How to enjoy working for yourself

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Small Business News Deciding to work for yourself can seem a little daunting. Good has a great post by Paul Jarvis on what he has learned, not just about how […]

One is the loneliest number – Tips for homeworkers to avoid loneliness

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Small Business News Starting up a business from home is attractive to new entrepreneurs, offering cost savings, flexibility and convenience. For those who have a disability to contend with the […]

Feeling Confident – 3 successive quarters of growth in 2013

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Small Business News The Federation of Small Businesses announced this week that small business confidence has reached an all-time high as their data shows three successive quarters of growth in […]

Flying the Flag – Now is a great time to start a new business in Britain

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Small Business News Now is a great time to start a new business in Britain, according to Emma Jones of Enterprise Nation When a family decided to Buy British for […]

Working from home? Chances are your ‘office’ is your kitchen table

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Small Business News Are you working from home today? If you’ve started your own small business then chances are your ‘office’ is your kitchen table or even your garden shed. […]

Why start a small business?

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Small Business News Why do people decide to start their own businesses? Sometimes, it’s a momentous event that makes someone evaluate where they are going in life. The Swedish entrepreneur […]