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entrepreneurs
Aileen Gilani featured
10
Jul

My advice for young entrepreneurs | Aileen Gilani

Article provided by Aileen Gilani, founder & CEO of The Luxury Student Aileen Gilani is the founder of The Luxury Student. Aileen quit her law degree to set up start up, The Luxury Student following advice from her mentor, and hasn’t looked back! The Luxury Student is a private members club and concierge for students,...
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gender equality featured
10
Jul

Why we must banish gender bias among entrepreneurs

The UK may be the fastest growing start-up nation in Europe, but men are still twice as likely to be entrepreneurs than women, with just 5.6 per cent of UK females running their own business. As a result, women continue to face hurdles in the venture capital and crowdfunding sector – where early financing is...
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team holding hands, mental health featured
03
Jul

How to build your dream team in your business

If you’re a successful executive or business owner, you’ll know that your employees are your most valuable assets. When you’re a growing company, it’s not possible to do everything yourself and you rely on the efforts of a dedicated, committed team to take your ideas forward. Without a good team behind you, everything is even...
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working from home, balancing career and home life featured
22
May

Top tips for working from home

We speak to two successful entrepreneurs to get their top tips for staying focused and achieving your goals, whilst working from home. Karen Brown, owner of The Original Wedding Tea Towel Company shares some inputs on the best ways to work from home. Karen says, “I am a work-from-home mother and so is my husband.”...
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Lenka Lutonska Energetic Selling and Marketing featured
14
Mar

22/03/19: Where are all the female business leaders? | Lenka Lutonska

To launch her new book, Energetic Selling and Marketing, Lenka Lutonska will be holding an event to explore gender bias, challenge the preconceptions and blocks that women face and propose a radical rethink on how we teach women to become successful entrepreneurs. As one of Europe’s leading business coaches, Lenka is helping women to turn their passion for making...
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women in business featured
08
Mar

Women-led businesses are driving force of the UK economy

Women-led businesses contributed a sensational £27.3 billion in turnover to the UK economy over the course of 2018, a research report by ed-tech charity Founders4Schools shows. The report, which maps performance of
the fastest-growing women-led businesses across the UK, with a turnover of £1 million to £250 million, reveals that 44 per cent of women-led businesses...
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entrepreneur-featured
18
Dec

SMEs can be bad for mental health

Michelle Wright, founder and CEO of Cause4 As an entrepreneur of a small growing business I often get asked how I find the energy to do what’s needed. It’s not something I can answer easily and fundamentally it’s the wrong question.  As Cause4 is coming up to its tenth anniversary, having employed hundreds of staff...
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5-tips-for-business-travel-featured
14
Dec

Control is how SME owners can thrive

Nikki Flanders, Chief Operating Officer, Opus Energy Running a business is no small feat. Often, one person is responsible for the business’ strategy and success – which can be a lot of pressure to bear. This can sometimes lead small business owners to go above and beyond as they strive to make the right call....
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