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These are the most and least happy jobs in the UK

Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Is it time for you to ask for more money?

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15 ways the next government could really help London businesses

Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Colin Stanbridge, CEO of the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry, lays out the proposals

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Natalie Campbell: How to answer the toughest business growth questions of 2015

Fri, 16 Jan 2015

Great growth advice from the founder of A Very Good Company

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Named & shamed: 37 companies not paying minimum wage

Thu, 15 Jan 2015

There are big names among them – but is it all as bad as it seems?

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5 top tips to grow your small business, from Tim Campbell MBE

Thu, 8 Jan 2015

The former Apprentice winner and founder of the Bright Ideas Trust shares his killer insights

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Five reasons why SMEs should ditch the office (and try the club)

Tue, 6 Jan 2015

By James Layfield, CEO and founder of Central Working

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Four in 10 Americans took NO vacation days last year

Tue, 6 Jan 2015

So how does that compare with the UK?

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This is UK businesses’ biggest fear for 2015

Mon, 5 Jan 2015

It’s that time of year again.

Andy McLoughlin, co-founder, Huddle

Huddle just raised $51m. Meet co-founder Andy McLoughlinVideo

Thu, 11 Dec 2014

Want to learn about serious fundraising and growth? Read on

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Natalie Campbell: My three big predictions for 2015

Thu, 11 Dec 2014

The founder of A Very Good Company on Tesco’s new direction and UK entrepreneurialism

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12 killer business growth tips for SMEs

Wed, 10 Dec 2014

Overtake the competition, motivate your team and devise awesome strategies

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12 awesome definitions of success from great leaders

Mon, 8 Dec 2014

What are you aiming for?

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Seven nuggets of wisdom about leadership and management

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 |Updated: Mon, 8 Dec 2014

The fastest way to achieve anything is to get help from other people. It’s so simple it can feel almost like cheating.


Time to take on 2015

Mon, 1 Dec 2014

With killer business growth insights from superstar entrepreneurs Will King, Edwina Dunn, James Murphy and Tony Goodwin

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Shalini Khemka: 7 steps to the perfect investor pitch

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

Shalini Khemka, founder & CEO, E2Exchange, on how to secure investment to scale your business

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*WIN* a month's worth of business meetings at Thistle City Barbican

Fri, 21 Nov 2014

Are you a business owner dreaming of running meetings from an “Apprentice” style boardroom, or an aspiring entrepreneur eager to impress potential clients?

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Young and carefree? Some hard truths about being a young entrepreneur

Fri, 21 Nov 2014

Business manager Raj Sond cautions young people to go in with their eyes open

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I asked 11-year-olds what business will look like in 2020. You'll be surprised by how insightful their answers are

Wed, 19 Nov 2014

These kids are the leaders of the future. So what do they predict?

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How I just raised £2.2m for my two-year-old start-up, Uniplaces

Wed, 19 Nov 2014

Looking to win serious investment? Ben Grech shares his seven essential steps

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It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week! Discover the secrets to successful networking

Mon, 17 Nov 2014

As GEW 2014 kicks off, business coach Rasheed Ogunlaru reveals his top networking tips and what’s coming up at the British Library’s Business & IP Centre

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£100m turnover jump in 10 years - how did Dawnus Construction do it?

Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Thanks to the right financial support and some key business decisions, Dawnus has bloomed

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Qatar to be cleared of corruption in World Cup 2022 bid

Thu, 13 Nov 2014

UPDATE: (12.24pm) The report is now out and confirms the below.

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Yahoo just spent $640m on BrightRoll. This is why…Video

Wed, 12 Nov 2014

Yahoo has just announced its latest big-ticket acquisition.

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Fines in the billions for big banks in forex scandal

Wed, 12 Nov 2014

Be thankful you’re not in the offices of UBS, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, HSBC or RBS this morning.

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China's richest person made billions this morning by celebrating single peopleVideo

Tue, 11 Nov 2014

By 2030, China will be facing a situation where one in four men will never have married.

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Why Paddington Bear makes a great mascot for London

Fri, 7 Nov 2014

Duffle coats and doing good - Frances Dickens on why businesses are backing the bear

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Five shocking stats that show how unequal men and women are in the UK

Tue, 4 Nov 2014

Today is Equal Pay Day in the UK.

Richard Branson

12 inspiring quotes on why failure is awesome

Mon, 3 Nov 2014

From entrepreneurs, authors and icons

Sir Terry Leahy

This is what former Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy thinks about its crisis

Mon, 3 Nov 2014

Sir Terry Leahy, Tesco’s former CEO of 14 years, has spoken about the supermarket’s crisis for the first time.

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SME Superstars: Canary Wharf's fast-growing businesses share strategies for success

Wed, 29 Oct 2014

Discover the SMEs taking East London by storm