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Six tips on running a business people love to work for

Six tips on running a business people love to work for | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Ditch the hierarchy and the job titles, says Jenny Biggam, but remember that implementing a flat structure is an ongoing commitment
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Virgin “to transform internet connectivity” for 8,000 SMEs in London's Tech City - Real Business

Virgin “to transform internet connectivity” for 8,000 SMEs in London's Tech City - Real Business | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Business news and management advice for entrepreneurs, growing businesses and SMEs.
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Receiving grant funding as a social business

Receiving grant funding as a social business | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Ben Atkinson-Willes received a £5,000 grant from Kingston University and £100,000 in match funding from UnLtd for his business Active Minds. He talks about starting his company and how he got hold of the funds. 
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Add your UK business to Apple Maps - Telegraph

Add your UK business to Apple Maps - Telegraph | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Small businesses across the UK and Ireland can now add their locations to Apple Maps using Maps Connect for Small Businesses
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Five small business IT goals for 2015

Five small business IT goals for 2015 | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Andy Hinxman reveals a five-point technology plan for small companies to aim for this year. 
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The ups and downs of working in a tech incubator

The ups and downs of working in a tech incubator | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Michael Rainsford discusses how his start-up company developed in a shared office space, and reveals the benefits and downsides of such a setup for an early-stage company. 
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Incubators and accelerators are great places to launch your startup. You learn, meet others, have mentors available, and get a ton of experience. If you get the chance, go for it. They are popping up everywhere, not just in the big cities.

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Late payments are a major problem for small business cashflows - Elite Business Magazine

Late payments are a major problem for small business cashflows - Elite Business Magazine | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
A new study finds that late payment culture in the UK means two thirds of UK small firms have waited 60 days or more to get paid in the last six months
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Ignoring your instincts will be the wrong decision in 3 out of 4 cases - Real Business

Ignoring your instincts will be the wrong decision in 3 out of 4 cases - Real Business | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Business news and management advice for entrepreneurs, growing businesses and SMEs.
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Negative feedback: why it pays to listen to your customers - Telegraph

Negative feedback: why it pays to listen to your customers - Telegraph | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Domino’s and Hootsuite have turned their businesses around by listening to complaints and improving their products accordingly. Here’s why you should do the same
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Do you live in an entrepreneurial hotspot?

Do you live in an entrepreneurial hotspot? | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Whether it’s an influx of talent, local business support or a regional speciality, certain areas have more startups than others. Emma Featherstone finds out why
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The top 6 European cities for startups in 2015 and the companies to watch | Real Business

The top 6 European cities for startups in 2015 and the companies to watch | Real Business | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Business news and management advice for entrepreneurs, growing businesses and SMEs.
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Ten steps to producing a robust financial model

Ten steps to producing a robust financial model | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Kevin Lonergan discusses how to present your financials in preparation for the scrutiny of investors.
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WallaceBurch: New business idea? Don’t miss the most important ingredient.

WallaceBurch: New business idea? Don’t miss the most important ingredient. | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
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9 ways to stop sabotaging yourself - Business Matters

9 ways to stop sabotaging yourself - Business Matters | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Sometimes we're our own worst enemy. Try being your own best friend instead.
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Preparing your small business for an exit

Preparing your small business for an exit | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
This piece, in association with Bibby Financial Services, looks at why it is always worth thinking about an exit plan, even in the early stages of your business.
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Will 2015 be the year IPOs skyrocket? - Real Business

Will 2015 be the year IPOs skyrocket? - Real Business | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Business news and management advice for entrepreneurs, growing businesses and SMEs.
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How to launch a successful e-commerce business

How to launch a successful e-commerce business | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
A canny combination of online and offline strategies, such as pop-up shops and crowdfunding, can help new ventures get attention, writes Sabuhi Gard
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How to be more organised at work

How to be more organised at work | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
From a tidy desk, to efficient daily planning –a methodical approach could help clear your mind to focus on your success
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Election year: what can SMEs expect from the party manifestos?

Election year: what can SMEs expect from the party manifestos? | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
With a general election come promises and predictions. Gareth Jones anticipates what the outcome could be for small businesses
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Umbrella organisations: the business benefits for SMEs

Umbrella organisations: the business benefits for SMEs | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Hazel Davis: Forming small business networks can improve infrastructure and allow small firms to compete with the big players
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A promising year ahead, but cash flow still critical

A promising year ahead, but cash flow still critical | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
There are promising signs for entrepreneurship and small businesses this year, but cash flow pressures remain, as we highlight in this piece in association with ezbob. 
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The technology no SME can afford to be without this year - Elite Business Magazine

The technology no SME can afford to be without this year - Elite Business Magazine | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
It can be hard to stay abreast of technological developments as a small business. Look no further for a run-down of the top tech for SMES in 2015
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Why customer service should be your number one priority

Why customer service should be your number one priority | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Damian Clarkson uses the hospitality industry to illustrate the importance of providing first-rate customer service this year. 
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Six tips for being productive while travelling on business

Six tips for being productive while travelling on business | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Here, we look at some top pointers for working effectively on the move. 
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What sacrifices would you make to start your own business?

What sacrifices would you make to start your own business? | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
From sleeping in a shed, to renting out your own bed: we hear about the extreme lengths some people go to quit their day jobs
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