How to start a charity

It’s great news if you’re thinking of starting a charity – they are the driving force behind much of the positive social change that occurs throughout the world. Rules surrounding the establishment of charities are strict because registered charities gain benefits, such as tax breaks, to help them pursue their causes. This article helps you to understand...
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How to promote your services using forums

Forums and message boards are a great basis for marketing your business online. Forums are effective social communities on the internet enabling you to engage and control discussion in your product or brand within groups of like-minded people.
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Q&A: Rajeeb Dey -

Rajeeb Dey is the founder and CEO of and is heavily involved in encouraging entrepreneurship in the UK. Here he talks to about his own entrepreneurial journey and the lessons he's learnt along the way.
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Case study: part of the whole is stronger than the sum for Byotrol

Stephen Falder is Deputy Chairman of Byotrol plc and also the company's Business Development Director. Byotrol is a brand new hygiene technology that delivers broad-spectrum, long-lasting, antimicrobial protection.
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Design through Innovation

Design Connection - design led innovation specialist event & presentation at Westbourne Studios, London.
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How to recruit key talent

A business is only as good as its people, making it essential to recruit the very top talent. This is often harder than it seems; these tips till help you sieve the best from the rest.

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A guide to employment tribunals

Litigation, it’s a word that strikes fear in to the heart of business owners and causes concern and anxiety for those involved. However it doesn’t have to. Learning how the tribunal process works and how it could affect you if you are called as a witness will make the process a bit easier and less scary, writes Zuraida Curtis, Regional Litigation Manager at Croner.

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Guide to patents and how to obtain one

Patents are a form of intellectual property protection that cover inventions and are granted for a set period of time. Entrepreneurs and businesses looking to apply for a patent can do so through the Intellectual Property Office.

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Q&A: Fraser Doherty - SuperJam

Fraser Doherty is the founder of SuperJam, a company that uses traditional recipes to create a range of 100% pure fruit jams, which are sweetened with grape juice and made using superfruits such as blueberries and cranberries. The company has won a number of awards, supplies major UK supermarkets and is now included in a museum exhibit as an example of an ‘Iconic Scottish Food Brand’.

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What to do when your business is owed money

One of the biggest problems for small businesses is getting paid promptly by their customers. Increasingly customers choose either to delay payment to improve their own cashflow or attempt to renegotiate the cost of a product or service once it has been received or performed.

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