A new scheme has been launched in Ireland called Outvesting to give new start-up businesses with an essential €5,000 of seed capital from investors all pulled together via Twitter.
Computers and laptops – the tools of work for thousands – are the cause of regular, persistent, headaches; blurred vision; neck pain and dry eye problems for many.
New research, published today, shows that despite spending longer in the office, women are (on average) less productive than their male counterparts.
One of the UK’s leading businessmen Simon Dolan is set to make history by offering budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to speed pitch for investment via social microsite Twitter.
The spectacular split of rock band Oasis is a cautionary tale in how businesses, even successful ones, operating as a partnership can break up leaving once close working relationships in tatters a leading North West law firm said today.
Business Scene, the UK’s fastest growing online business community, has invited companies from across the capital to join them at ‘London Connections’, sponsored by Microsoft and Alliance & Leicester.
More than 200 SMEs from a range of industries are expected to attend, bringing the city’s leading business networking groups together under one roof on the 15th September.
The UK’s top 10 business heroes have been named in the 2009 Barclays Trading Places Awards – a national award honoring men and women who are turning their lives around by choosing to start up a business.
The Government-backed awards recognise business people who are no strangers to overcoming adversity – whether it’s dealing with illness or disability, facing challenging family responsibilities head-on, or turning their back on benefits.
Customers continue to cause headaches for many small and medium-sized businesses in the UK by offering elaborate and far-fetched excuses for the non-payment of outstanding invoices – and it seems the reasons being given for the delay in payment are becoming increasingly creative.
All businesses have some form of IP, regardless of their field of activity, even if only in their name (trade mark) or their company literature (copyright) and with so much weight being placed on these things by investors If the core revenue of a business results from some form of technology and/or product design, you should take steps to ensure that you protect.
Over 160 of the UK’s most innovative and resilient public and private sector businesses has been announced as finalists in The National Business Awards sponsored by Orange. Organisations shortlisted this year include Diageo, E.ON, Cheapflights, BSkyB, ASOS, The British Heart Foundation, Aviva, LOVEFiLM, Wm Morrison Supermarkets, DVLA and Pearson.
A well written, well-designed brochure is an important marketing tool for the majority of businesses. Brochures offer a great opportunity to go into detail about your product or service. Les Haywood explains that as you only get one chance to make a good impression with your brochure. It’s worth taking the time to get it right.