Perspectives

How I made the jump from full-time employment to starting a business of my own

Harry Compton, a self-employed gardener tells us how he made the jump from full-time employment to starting a business of his own. "It’s a journey I’m so grateful for as it has taught me more about business, people and life than any classroom could."

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6 tips for reducing your carbon footprint as a small business

Climate change is higher up the agenda than at any point in recent years. If we are going to meet our carbon targets, business needs to respond. Here are some tips on changes you can make in your business.

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The advantages the right location can bring your business

Choosing the correct location for your business is crucial and, for businesses of any size, being situated in the right location can prove invaluable when it comes to the bottom line. David Robinson shares the advantages your location can bring your business.

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Starting a business: finding your place within a community

Rachael shares some of her experiences and advice from setting up her small business, Isla Ray – an independent coffee shop – amidst a community as embedded and established as Deptford.

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How I made it on my own: turning an idea for a business into a reality

Tom Evans, founder of BleepBleeps talks us through the challenges he faced when turning his idea into something profitable, successful and viable.

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Making it work as a digital nomad

Meaghan Johnson, a Fintech Research and Strategy Consultant, shares her story on creating a successful career as a digital nomad.

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“The war on dud” Tips on how to avoid wasting your time

Peter Nowlan, self-employed business coach shares his tips on how to make small changes in your approach to managing your time to see a big difference.

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Running a business offline – know your market and your value

Should you use online channels to help grow your offline business? Independent antiques dealer Andrew Davis shares his experience of maintaining footfall and business offline.

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How to find the right funding

Dion McKenzie, co-founder of Color in Tech and part time investor, shares top points for finding the right funding for your business.