Last week, news broke that London retained its position as the World’s top financial centre, despite controversy over Brexit.
2014’s Apprentice Winner, Mark Wright, highlights why he believes Lord Sugar made the right decision after one of the most controversial seasons yet.
Apprentice season is upon us once again and as we start to predict who will become Lord Sugar’s next business partner and who will be out of the door in a matter of weeks – winning The Apprentice and starting a new business both require extremely similar qualities:
Believe it or not, it has been 20 years since pay-per-click was first introduced to our screens, which, according to research, was developed by online directory site, Planet Oasis. Fast forwards to 2016 – PPC ads are now clicked by 67% of users for every search term, and Google made in excess of 67 billion dollars in ad revenue during 2015 alone.
Let’s face it – hosting an event can be quite hit or miss. You can never be 100% sure how many people are going to turn up, whether everyone is going to enjoy themselves and most importantly whether or not the event is going to be a success and pave the way for future opportunities.
All businesses have them, large or small, long term or short, and a massive 25% of firms with a turnover of £25 Million or less actually perceive them as their biggest threat.
According to a recent survey undertaken by Climb Online, 90% of participating businesses consider both SEO and PPC to be significant to their overarching marketing strategy.
In 2013 I decided to apply for The Apprentice. Why? Because I was unsatisfied with both my role and the business practices of my then employer. In short, I wanted to start my own business, but with no idea about how or where to secure funding I jumped at the opportunity of battling it out to win a partnership with Lord Sugar and that all important £250,000 investment.