No one said starting a business would be easy. But don’t make it harder on yourself by making these stupid mistakes.
Some people are born leaders, some achieve greatness and others have greatness thrust upon them. With a powerful combination of heritage, natural born leadership skills and royal lineage, the Queen represents the pinnacle of power.
Recently appointed as Entrepreneur in Residence at the British Library, a role previously held by the late Dame Anita Roddick, and using his extensive contacts around the World, Stephen Fear intends to help fledgling British businesses evolve into major enterprises. Here he talks about selling your business.
If you are a late payer on a mission to avoid your creditors, the best days to be in the office are Mondays and Tuesday – the worst – Thursdays and Fridays.
We asked Matthew Owen, Director at one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, Sovereign Capital, who every year sees between 50 and 100 business pitches what makes a successful pitch.
As we approach the middle of the year, now is a good time to start planning and get yourself ready for what lies ahead. Margery McBain of Gravitate HR offers a handy check list of things you should be thinking about over the coming months.
Our friends at Smarta have launched the 2012 Smarta 100 competition in their bid to find the best 100 small companies in the UK.
Research has found that consumers are more likely to be turning their backs on stores, banks and energy companies due to inferior customer service rather than price.
For the first time in Olympic and Paralympic Games history, Games officials will be giving travel advice to businesses over Twitter with Transport for London (TfL), O2 and The Zetter Hotel in London taking part in a live Twitter chat to help Britain’s employers plan their transport ahead of the London 2012 Games.