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  • Crowdcube sets World Record raising £1.2 million in 16 minutes

    Crowdcube sets World Record raising £1.2 million in 16 minutes

    Crowdcube opened and closed its own bid to raise £1.2 million today after taking just 16 minutes to hit its target.

     
  • Make sure your business is cyber safe!

    Make sure your business is cyber safe!

    The Heartbleed, GameOver Zeus and Cryptolocker viruses have hit the headlines recently and highlighted the increasing threat that cyber fraud poses for the modern-day small business owner.

     
  • Set the context; manage the energy; coach don’t play

    Set the context; manage the energy; coach don’t play

    With the OECD upgrading UK growth forecasts to 3.2% it seems we are firmly back into a growth economy. After years of stagnation and worse, businesses are engineered for survival not innovation. Leaders must quickly re-learn the skills to seize every opportunity as it arises.

     
  • Financing Exports – Where To Turn For Guidance

    Financing Exports – Where To Turn For Guidance

    Alongside identifying, researching and working on overseas business opportunities, UK exporters also require specialist financial guidance.

     
  • Staying safe in the mobile world

    Staying safe in the mobile world

    The use of mobile devices for work purposes is on the up, creating all sorts of new opportunities for the modern worker. In fact, according to a report from Juniper Research, the number of employee-owned smartphones and tablets in the work place could exceed one billion by 2018.

     
  • Britain’s economy finally passed its pre-2008 financial crisis peak

    Britain’s economy finally passed its pre-2008 financial crisis peak

    GDP dropped more than 7pc from a high of £392bn to less than £365bn in early 2009, and it has struggled to reach that level ever since.

     
  • The Dragons’ are hiring

    The Dragons’ are hiring

    As we welcome back Deborah Meaden, Duncan Bannatyne, Kelly Hoppen, Piers Linney and Peter Jones, we can be sure that we’re in for as many eccentric and unusual business plans and ideas as the previous 11 series’ of Dragon’s Den have delivered to us.