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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 […]

The story of instantprint – Top startup advice from co-founders James and Adam

The story of instantprint is one of drive, determination a passion and of finding a gap in the market and filling it. It begins back in 2009 with friends Adam Carnell and James Kinsella who had just left university and were ready to change the world.  Having planned many events at university, they’d noticed that […]

Should your start-up prioritise digital marketing, print marketing or both?

Nowadays, if you are going to try and get ahead of other businesses, you need to think carefully about the advertising strategy you put in place. Having a good campaign in place can help you increase the number of clients you can appeal to. You can focus on both regional and localised audiences to ensure […]

Resources to help your Startup

Open any newspaper these days and you are likely to be bombarded with gloom and doom type stories – telling of redundancies, the double dip recession, the so called “lost generation” of graduates and the ever increasing unemployment figures. There are probably a few more positive stories in there too ; it’s just that they […]

“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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

TheEmployable Gradpreneur ‘Lessons learned’ in 2011 – The ‘Learning Entrepreneur’ guide….

Entrepreneurs…..seem very much like a friendly bunch of characters. So far we have been knocked back by how helpful our fellow Entrepreneurs, from starting-up Graduates, through to seasoned Pro’s, all are. In the spirit of cross Entrepreneurial friendship, Raspinder Singh from Gradpreneur.net asked us to take part in a joint post, highlighting our top tips […]

Could you be The UK’s next “Green Entrepreneur?” – If so, this is for you….

Got an idea for an innovative “Green” business? Well, the Berti Green Accelerator should be of interest to you. Each year the Berti Green Accelerator programme, which is supported by James Caan’s Hamilton Bradshaw Impact Partners (HBIP), will search for 3 successful low carbon businesses to award 6 months of business support from HBIP and […]

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