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3 easy ways to use more technology in your business

2019-06-01T21:50:48+00:00

Let's face it. In 2019, if you are not riding the wave of technology, chances are your business is missing out on a world of opportunity. From sales through to operations, technology is simplifying traditional ways of working and improving efficiency. Interestingly it is still not a favourite topic for a lot of female entrepreneurs.   An investment in technology can make all the difference in your business. I am not just talking Facebook and Instagram. Today, ease of use and flexibility for small business are key focus areas for tech providers when building their products. So we have less excuses [...]

3 easy ways to use more technology in your business 2019-06-01T21:50:48+00:00

5 things to do when bootstrapping your Startup

2019-05-12T11:49:16+00:00

Money and Skills are two popular areas entrepreneurs tend to need support with. There are various ways to secure the skills you need for your business to grow. You are already doing one of them by following The StartUp Gold -Great Job :0) We can discuss other methods on a different blog post. But what about money? Pitch decks, Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors are almost synonymous with Startups today. Now these are great ways to get funds but when you are starting your business, you probably do not need half a million pounds right away to scale. You may find that [...]

5 things to do when bootstrapping your Startup 2019-05-12T11:49:16+00:00

A guide for business growth

2019-05-12T11:46:01+00:00

Deciding what is next for your business can be very confusing. A growth model developed by Larry Greiner depicts phases every business must go through as it grows. The age and size of a business are variables that influence the growth rate. Over time new knowledge and resource is acquired, ideas are tried and tested and businesses learn from their mistakes and failures hence enabling their growth. Understanding where your business sits in the model might provide some clarity for the next step on your growth journey. Our adaption of Greiner's model applies five stages of growth and encourages you to [...]

A guide for business growth 2019-05-12T11:46:01+00:00

Business Feature – Ade Hassan of Nubian Skin

2019-06-23T10:15:30+00:00

I am not entirely sure where to start with this post. I could start by describing the excitement when  I finally bought hosiery in my skin tone. I could start by describing how inspiring it is seeing a woman of colour redefine the marketplace in an industry. Maybe I should begin by describing the thrill when I learnt Ade was going to share some business insights with me.... I was so chuffed. I'll just get right to it. Ade Hassan, a member of the order of the British Empire, Fashion Entrepreneur of the year and UKs favourite [...]

Business Feature – Ade Hassan of Nubian Skin 2019-06-23T10:15:30+00:00

What to look for in a business partner

2019-06-06T16:44:17+00:00

A day in the life of an entrepreneur is full of plots, twists, turns, wins, fails and everything in between. Two heads (or more) are better than one. Having a partner or co-founder allows you share ideas, risks, tasks... It is an option for entrepreneurs who want to propel their business growth rate quicker and have no qualms splitting the profits. So what do you need to validate when seeking a partner for your business? Purpose Investors put their money behind people as they do ideas so finding someone you have a shared sense of purpose with is a great starting [...]

What to look for in a business partner 2019-06-06T16:44:17+00:00

Beyond Brexit – A guide for UK Businesses

2019-02-04T11:34:49+00:00

  Change and Uncertainty remain apt synonyms to describe the impact of a ‘No deal' Brexit on businesses. As the media purports more stories of gloom that comes with uncertainty perhaps there are reasons to be optimistic about the aftermath of Brexit afterall what is the point of entrepreneurship if not to seek opportunities and work with a growth mind set. This is by no means an attempt to downplay the effects of a "no deal" Brexit. If we read the data according to the UK Government - EU Exit long term economic analysis , it suggests Brexit will result in [...]

Beyond Brexit – A guide for UK Businesses 2019-02-04T11:34:49+00:00

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