Starting a public house

Pubs have enjoyed a place in the British consciousness for hundreds of years, and the market continues to grow.There’s significant enjoyment to be had from running a friendly and welcoming pub, with plenty of opportunity for creative freedom.
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Five things your website must have

Websites are incredibly important marketing tools for entrepreneurs and SMEs. For many people, the first port of call when looking for products and services is the internet. These five things will help ensure your services and products create the right impression.
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Q&A: Jonathan Hey - Westbury Garden Rooms

Jonathan Hey is Managing Director of Westbury Garden Rooms, an established company that designs and creates bespoke garden rooms for consumers and businesses. In this interview Jonathan tells us about his company and gives us the low down on how established firms can remain innovative and become more sustainable.
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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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Q&A: Constantin Bjerke - Crane.tv

Media Entrepreneur Constantin Bjerke is the Founder and CEO of Crane.tv a story-telling
company, which in 2011 was named a "top ten European start-up to watch in 2011" by the Wall Street Journal.

Constantin has over a decade of experience working in television and film production including branded content development with clients such as the FIFA World Cup, Mercedes Benz, Laureus World Sports Awards and Orascom.

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How to start a property management business

There’s still money to be made in property. With high house prices meaning that buying a home is out of the reach of many, lettings and property management companies are doing very well indeed.

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How to promote your services online

With online marketplaces so diverse, entrepreneurs and small businesses may be missing out on significant amounts of relevant visitors should they fail to effectively promote their products and services online. There are an enormous number of ways to do so; make sure you are using a variety of methods to maximise effectiveness.

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Five things your website must have

Websites are incredibly important marketing tools for entrepreneurs and SMEs. For many people, the first port of call when looking for products and services is the internet. These five things will help ensure your services and products create the right impression.

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How to start a travel agency

Holidays are big business – with millions of Britons jetting off to foreign lands every year, and many more opting for domestic breaks. While the online travel market is booming, high-street travel agents still have markets, particularly for packages and for older holiday-makers. To make it as a small travel agent, you’ll need to offer something different, in order to stand out from the crowd and attract custom away from the big businesses. Jamie Lawrence looks at what it takes to start up a successful travel agency.

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