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Start-up funding: Private and public funding opportunities for your start-up business

Start-up funding: Private and public funding opportunities for your start-up business

There are some very generous tax breaks and reliefs that encourage investors to back your business. 85% of equity crowdfunding is through Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) or Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). Also it is common for angels to invest through syndicates to take advantage of the generous tax breaks that SEIS and EIS incentives…

Benefits of corporate hospitality for small businesses.

Benefits of corporate hospitality for small businesses.

For some small businesses corporate hospitality can often be overlooked as an unneeded jolly. In this article we will be examining how in fact this can be an easy preconception and that corporate hospitality can actually bring a wealth of benefits to any small business. Growing as a team: Within a small workforce it is…

10 Steps to Survive a Business Disaster

10 Steps to Survive a Business Disaster

In business, it sometimes pays to take a risk. But in the face of natural disasters, like floods and fires, or criminal activity like cyber hacking, your Recovery Procedure Plan needs to be as safe as houses. After all, everything is on the line. The PwC’s recent Global Economic Crime Survey makes for scary reading.…

5 Ways to Promote Your Training Course through Effective Marketing

5 Ways to Promote Your Training Course through Effective Marketing

Devising an effective course that meets a demand in your industry is only the start of a long journey towards making your training course profitable. In order to fill your course up with attendees, you will need a multi-faceted approach to marketing. To maximise the reach of your training, and to ensure that the people…

3 Rules For Live Music At Corporate Events

3 Rules For Live Music At Corporate Events

When planning and booking live music for corporate events, as the organiser you will need to ensure you’ve done research and planned your entertainment in conjunction with your venue and needs. Live music, unlike a continuous soundtrack from a playlist, is a far more impressive way to add music to a corporate party or networking…

Don’t Forget About Print Advertising! Three 3 Times Brands Made It Work

Don’t Forget About Print Advertising!  Three   3 Times Brands Made It Work

Poster printing is everywhere. Despite shifts to Twitter ads, PPC campaigns and digital banners, we still see a lot of print based campaigns every single day. So, is print really dying or is it just reestablishing itself? London based poster printing company Ro-Am Posters say that despite digital trends they are still seeing numerous orders…

Why Startups Aren’t All They’re Cracked Up to Be and Why It Doesn’t Matter

Why Startups Aren’t All They’re Cracked Up to Be and Why It Doesn’t Matter

Typically, when we read about new businesses and entrepreneurs it’s all ‘this is the new Facebook’ or ‘how this business has really taken off in the last year’ and all too often, the media focus entirely on the glamour and success of entrepreneurism. But the life of an entrepreneur is by no means an entirely…

The Growing Startup Scene Hungary & Budapest

The Growing Startup Scene Hungary & Budapest

When you talk about the most exciting startup scenes across Europe, the cities of London, Berlin and Stockholm are usually on the tips of most tongues while Hungary and its capital Budapest aren’t traditionally associated with the startup community. Better know for its hot springs and the Chain Bridge that links the two separate areas…

Is French Still An Important Business Language?

Is French Still An Important Business Language?

A portion of English speaking people, particularly in the USA, are feeling that French is becoming a redundant language in the business world. People are arguing that learning French is antiquated whilst others are still claiming it’s in the top five languages to learn for business. It’s the language of love and the choice for…

Ways SMEs can save money

Ways SMEs can save money

When it comes to your small or medium enterprise (SME) the ability to save on operating costs without sacrificing efficiency can make a huge difference in both your bottom line and your future as an organisation. As a fast growing sector of the Australian economy and with over 1.2 million SME’s across the nation there…

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