Business and Industry
Entrepreneurs mean business in the Midlands
Win a Michelin starred meal for two! — we spoke to some entrepreneurs and got their tips for growing businesses in the Midlands and around the UK.
Teezing a big profit from international growth
The fast growing hair care specialist Tangle Teezer has been one of the great success stories of the last decade and has seen rapid growth over the last eight years.
Andy Khawaja talks entrepreneurialism, and what it takes to make it
Andy founded Allied Wallet in Los Angeles in 2002, and over the years saw his business growing from nothing to the multi-billion international company it is today.
Peter Jones CBE talks funding for start-ups
Since the first episode of Dragons’ Den aired back in 2005, Peter Jones – the one remaining panellist from the programme’s original line-up – has invested in more than 15 companies.
MSBs are the future of sustainable economic prosperity in the UK
Being already sizeable enterprises, each Medium Sized Business (MSB) has proven its business concept and many are poised to become global leaders in their field.
Branson's 4 top tips for growing your business
You’ve taken the leap and decided to build your own business. Your dream might be to become your own boss, or create products you’re really passionate about, but it doesn’t matter. You’ve decided to create your own path and that’s brilliant.
4 legal tips for entrepreneurs
Deb McGargle, Director of Particular Legal, shares her four best tips for getting to grips with your business' legal responsibilities.
Your SME: Key things to remember
Duncan Cheatle, Founder of The Prelude Group and The Supper Club, goes through some of the key Q & A's that you need to be wary of when building your start-up.
Peter Jones CBE on the virtues of new business
I believe that anyone has it within them to become a successful entrepreneur and it is never too early to get into business.
Schooling startups in business survival skills
Many new enterprises fail for lack of basic business skills rather than a bad business plan, so they need to get properly trained for life in the economic jungle.
Creating great entrepreneurs
As small businesses become increasingly important, how can we help UK entrepreneurs to succeed?
Sir Richard Branson: Passion is key to entrepreneurial success
Richard Branson created the global mega-brand Virgin in 1970 at the age of 20. Here he offers his best business advice and insight into how he achieved his success.
Destination loyalty: three questions to determine future’s fortune
Loyalty marketers may not have much control over the future of our industry, considering the external influences of mobile technology, the global economy and the data boom. However, we can command our industry for the future.
Why inclusivity at work must become the norm
Many organisations have experienced the advantages of diversity and understand the value of inclusivity. For technology giant Vodafone it is also the right thing to do.
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