Tag Small Business Collaboration


Collaborate with young entrepreneurs at London Tech Week

Collaborate with young entrepreneurs at London Tech Week

Collaboration is one of the best ways for a business to grow and develop, especially when it involves various young entrepreneurs teaming up to tackle problems as a collective force. The trouble is that it can be difficult to make the right connections with other like-minded entrepreneurs. You often need to meet an awful lot…

Co-Operation – Quote of the Week

Co-Operation – Quote of the Week

“Coopetition: Cooperation between competitors… especially common in the computer industry, where consumers want to know in advance that a broad range of companies will support a given technology… companies will compete on actual products even as they cooperate on technical standards, sacrificing a degree of independence to increase the odds of success for the technology…

Escape your home office

Escape your home office

Working from home can be great, but there are also times when it can be quite isolating. That’s why WinWeb recently launched the first of their innovative co-working spaces, the WinWeb Hub. The Hub is open for you to run your business in a friendly and helpful collaborative environment throughout the working week. If you…

Industry Leaders to Discuss Collaboration

Industry Leaders to Discuss Collaboration

Stefan has been saying for about five years that more cooperation between micro businesses is required, so we’re glad to see that leaders from some of the largest companies in Europe will be gathering in Birmingham later this month to discuss the role that open innovation and collaboration can play in boosting the economy. This…

Why some business owners fail to collaborate

While some research indicates that SMEs have changed the way they work and are showing a willingness to collaborate with others, I have found that many business owners are still reluctant to do so. On 9th March, I co-hosted the London Mums and Work Your Way annual International Women’s Day Conference at London’s City Hall,…

Economic conditions forcing business collaboration

Economic conditions forcing business collaboration

A report released yesterday entitled “Collaborate UK” contained some interesting information for anyone involved with the micro business sector. According to the research conducted by Professor Robert Blackburn at Kingston University, two-thirds of SMEs in the UK have been forced to change the way they work in response to the poor economy. A quarter of…

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Collaboration

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Make sure that you set achievable goals for your team to give them something to work together for. 2. Identify the skills of your team and organise workloads so that these strengths…

Collaborate to Accumulate

There’s no denying times are tough for small business. Competition for customers is fierce, overhead costs are rising, and although there is much talk of ‘going global’ the reality is for many small enterprises the costs of breaking in to new markets are often prohibitive. Yet there is a way for small business to remain…

Small Business Conversation And Collaboration

As a great believer in the power of small business I can’t stress enough the importance of engagement, conversation and collaboration in the small business world; as the old saying goes “two heads are better than one” and even more than that is a bonus! Big businesses have many employees, often a board of directors…

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