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The 99p Entrepreneur

Once upon a time, dropping out of university or college was frowned upon. The view was that if you stayed on, got a good degree, you would get a good job. However as thousands of graduates will currently attest to, this is not automatically the case any more. Many of the most successful businesses we […]

Top 5 sites for Inspiring Startups

So you’ve decided you want to be your own boss. You want to start your own business. You might already have a concept, an idea, a business model and therefore it is simply a matter of doing your research and then getting on with creating a business plan and seeing where it takes you. But what […]

Guest Blog – “If there is no job out there for me, let me create one”

So I’m Mathy… 31 one years old Transitioner, this is me, 8 months inhabiting the worlds of unemployed and almost self- employed. I have been searching for a real forum where I could communicate with like-minded professionals who have recently experienced some form of career-transition or job-loss. I can’t say it’s been an easy process but so […]

Small business accounting: 5 steps to get your startup on track 

Setting up your own business should be an exciting process. You’ve read our guide on the key do’s and don’ts, you’ve thought about your stock, as well as where you’re going to sell and how to manage yourself and your time. However, you may still feel a little daunted about the accounting side of things, […]

Does Your Startup Really Need HR?

Your startup consists of you and a couple employees in the back corner of a co-working space. All of you are putting in more than your share of hours and effort to accomplish goals — goals that are shifting and changing almost as soon as they appear. Even as you work the hardest you ever […]

Starting a Business Soon and Need Funding? Here are Some Common Loan Myths

If you’re keen to launch a startup in 2018, you probably need to get some funding to help you on your way. It’s difficult to find the money personally to cover all the expenses, so approaching lenders for a loan can be a really helpful way to go. However, most people talking to others about […]

“don’t take into count where you are from, but where you want to be” Guest Blogger Simondo Robinson, talks Youth Unemployment

Simondo Robinson, Creative Director of GigsandFestivals talks Youth Unemployment, expectations and what we can all do… The number of young adults out of work has reached an all-time record high with 21.3 per cent now unemployed that’s’ a rise of 74,000 over the last quarter. This means that nearly one million young people* are out of […]

Funniest Resignation Letter Ever?

You can always rely on an independent game developer to do something different. even when it comes down to quitting their job…. Back in 2009, Jarrad Farbs quit his job with 2K Games Australia to pursue his own game development startup. But instead of the usual resignation letter, James decided to create one last Super […]

“Give us your Pitch” – A student led showcase event & a free Reiki healing project to build confidence after cancer

For this week’s ‘Give us your Pitch’, we felt that there were two crowdfunding projects worthy of inclusion. The first is an annual student-led arts project that needs a little helping hand and the second is a Reiki themed healing project for Women dealing with the after effects of Cancer. I hope you agree that […]

Angel Delight – A guide to top Angel investors

We all know who the Dragons Den Investors are don’t we? Willing to Invest their own money in exchange for business capital…. However from 1st time Entrepreneurs to seasoned startup and business professionals, you don’t need to appear on TV and deal with the lights and camera’s to get the action of some much needed business […]

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