Trade fairs offer a great opportunity to get your name out there but, when you’re competing with so many other businesses, what can you do to make yourself stand out and encourage people to approach you?
As a business owner, it can be so easy to get caught up in external situations and thinking about others in order to make the business happy that you forget to prioritise yourself and your goals. What about your own happiness?

Red Bull applications have opened today for the first Red Bull Amaphiko Academy in the UK. The global programme, a platform for social innovators, which is already successful in fifteen locations - including Johannesburg, São Paulo and Baltimore - champions social entrepreneurs driving positive change in their corner of the world. Applications are open until 31st May 2019.
Cardiff and Edinburgh rank highest for small business density. Edinburgh, outperforms Cardiff for the availability of rental spaces, with a higher retail sales area provision per person.

Raising funding can be a particularly challenging feat when starting a new business. Ventures may go through several rounds of funding as their business grows and develops. Ahmed El Ashry spoke with FoodTech company ‘Feast It’ Co-Founder, Digby Vollrath on their funding journey and what entrepreneurs can expect when raising funds.
New review aims to investigate obstacles and propose solutions to support enterprising young people from all backgrounds Review forms part of government’s modern Industrial Strategy to ensure the UK remains one of the best places in the world to start and grow a business

For fast-growing start-ups, there comes a point when management team structures and responsibilities need to change. But where should they start and what do they need to consider?
Entrepreneurship is risky. Most entrepreneurs when they start out, are told time and time again that most business fail in the first 3 years. They are told it takes most of your waking hours to create a business, non stop motivation and a bit of insanity. Many entrepreneurs consider the option of getting involved in a trialled and true method of entrepreneurship, that is less risky, and with a clear plan and proved demand - sales cycle.

Employing an international workforce is becoming more commonplace today, even for new business and SMEs. However as smaller companies explore the opportunities that the global market can bring, the burden of understanding these markets from a managerial perspective becomes more tricky. Here are some of the things to consider when you look to expand or hire abroad.
Coming up with a business idea is one thing, but becoming an entrepreneur is something else entirely. No you don’t have to have a passion for what you are doing as so many entrepreneurs like to advise, but you do need to have the determination to make what you are doing work. You need to be able to execute your business idea, and the ability to focus on your priorities or you will end up with burnout before your even onto your first sale.

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