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Choosing a business type when starting a business

One of your first major choices when starting a new business is deciding which business type best suits your company’s goals.
Scott McLay
Scott McLay
Sage
Posted on: 02.10.17
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100 years of start-ups: Where did it all begin?

The most prolific multinational corporations of today had to start somewhere. But how did they do it?
Naomi Webb
Naomi Webb
Posted on: 09.08.17
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Five years of Business West enterprise success

In the last five years the Business West enterprise team have helped hundreds of South West businesses to start-up and grow.
Posted on: 02.08.17
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Bristol start-up business owner shares his top tips for entrepreneurs

Local entrepreneur Chris Braine shares his top 5 tips for entrepreneurs.
Posted on: 25.07.17
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How to successfully launch a new business

Establishing your own business and taking the reins, whilst daunting, can be one of the most exciting steps forward in your career. Offering you the potential to dictate your own hours, workload and...
Steve Hill
Steve Hill
Bag Workshop
Posted on: 26.06.17
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5 tips for creating the perfect home office

With 1.5 million of us choosing to work from home in 2015 , and with trend suggesting that this number was topped in 2016, opting for flexibility and convenience over a traditional office format has...
Mark Haskell
Mark Haskell
Flooring Republic
Posted on: 12.06.17
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How to reach the 1m app downloads milestone

How to start getting serious income from your app and hit that 1 million downloads mark.
Adrian Hon
Adrian Hon
Six to Start
Posted on: 02.06.17
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Time management for sole traders

As a sole trader, you have some pretty big demands on your time. Let’s look at some specific time management tips for sole traders to make your life that little bit easier.
Inge Dowden
Inge Dowden
Inge Dowden Coaching
Posted on: 28.04.17
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7 tips to launch a crowdfunding campaign

Apart from raising funds, crowdfunding can be used for marketing validation, research and development and connecting with your target audience. Here are Indiegogo's top tips on how to successfully...
Joel Hughes
Joel Hughes
Posted on: 12.04.17
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