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Starting a small business? Here are the hottest trends for 2020

Starting your own small business on the side of an existing job is becoming an attractive option to a lot of people. With popular marketplace platforms like Etsy, eBay and Amazon all now available...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 23.01.20
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5 great apps to help your business save some money

As a business owner, you’re likely on the lookout for simple ways to save money, whether lowering the lunch bill or the electricity tariff in the office.
Sophie Hainsworth
Sophie Hainsworth
LoyalFree
Posted on: 14.01.20
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Shortlisters announced for Enterprising West of England 'Ones to Watch' 2020 Awards

ewoe_award_logo_full_colour-01_resized_for_email.jpg The Enterprising West of England ‘Ones to Watch’ 2020 Awards is a celebration of the West of England’s most exciting and inspirational...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 20.12.19
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Approach 2020 with optimism – Business West is on your side

2019 has undoubtedly been a testing year for businesses. Two missed Brexit deadlines, a change of government and the UK avoiding recession by a whisker - the macro environment certainly hasn’t been...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 18.12.19
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7 Motivational Facts and Ideas to Drive Your Business Ambition

For ambitious individuals, starting up a business is the ultimate challenge. Despite high numbers of people wanting to do it, the reality is that fewer people take the plunge - but if you have a...
Elizabeth Raw
Elizabeth Raw
R&R Packaging
Posted on: 12.12.19
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5 Proven Techniques To Boost Customer Trust In 2020

If your customers don’t trust you, they won’t buy your products and services.
George Drennan
George Drennan
Posted on: 06.12.19
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Why having a mentor when becoming a restaurant owner is crucial to your success

Collaboration is one of the most common characteristics of a successful restaurant business. They’ve learned from others’ mistakes and embraced experience. Owning a restaurant can be a ticket to a...
Kyle Cairns
Kyle Cairns
Dynamis
Posted on: 29.11.19
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Female entrepreneurs receiving outstanding Enterprising West of England support

This week is Women Entrepreneurs Week – a global celebration of female business leaders everywhere. Find out how recent statistics show that the West of England has every reason to celebrate.
Nicola Pullin
Nicola Pullin
Business West
Posted on: 24.10.19
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Meet the business adviser: Q&A with Jane Purdy

We caught up with Enterprise Business Adviser Jane Purdy to find out more about her role and how she can help businesses to start and grow. jane_purdy_resized.jpg Tell us a bit about yourself; your...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 17.10.19
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