Author: Laura

Lord Sainsbury: ‘There’s been too much focus on apprenticeships’

Lord Sainsbury: ‘There’s been too much focus on apprenticeships’

by Stephen Exley for TES Lord Sainsbury, the architect of the Post-16 Skills Plan, talks to TES about qualifications, awarding bodies – and the importance of colleges as well as apprenticeships. The Post-16 Skills Plan, published in July, set out what the government described as the “most significant transformation of post-16 education […]

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The Game is on #Unlockyournetwork

The Game is on #Unlockyournetwork

Award-winning law firm LHS has partnered with leading UK business figures to launch an initiative encouraging SMEs to better identify and manage legal and business issues. The fun and educational campaign dubbed “The Game” launches on 28 November and will be played by two teams comprising award-winning entrepreneurs and industry […]

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How to run several companies at once

How to run several companies at once

By Mike Michalowicz Is it possible to run several companies simultaneously (and Hopefully Make Money From All of Them)? Mike Michalowicz shares his experience with Open Forum and we share it with you! It may sound crazy, but I run five separate businesses, all at the same time. I have a leather goods […]

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5 Ways to Build a Strong Culture

5 Ways to Build a Strong Culture

By Dani Fankhauser Instilling a strong company culture from day one can influence the success of your business. Follow the lead of successful founders, from TOMS to Buffer. When you walk into SinglePlatform‘s office, you’ll see customer testimonials lining the walls, inspirational quotes and artwork chalked onto a pillar, and Lego […]

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#NotAnotherInternship:  New programme promises empowered futures for entrepreneurs and university students across London

#NotAnotherInternship: New programme promises empowered futures for entrepreneurs and university students across London

#NotAnotherInternship:  New programme promises empowered futures for entrepreneurs and University students across London Empowering Futures is a social enterprise which matches start-up entrepreneurs with University Students to collaborate on specific projects.  The entrepreneurs get the much needed support businesses need during the start-up phase and students get the opportunity to […]

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5 ways to working less but producing more

5 ways to working less but producing more

by Nur Muhammad “You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is, therefore, not an act, but a habit.” – Socrates Entrepreneurs to me are individuals who have taken the massive step in embracing their goals relentlessly, fearlessly and strategically. In the same vein, Entrepreneurs are thus individuals who exemplify the […]

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4 Tips To Maximizing Your Teamwork

4 Tips To Maximizing Your Teamwork

An effective business starts with effective teamwork I like to read the articles by the team at Strategic Coach in Canada, absolutely very useful stuff that all entrepreneurs should learn about and I particularly like an article by Shanon Waller about maximizing your teamwork and as you might know at […]

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