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Expert start-up advice from Rupert & Buckley founder

The founder of Bath based business, Rupert & Buckley, shares his experience of starting a business whilst studying Law at University, and offers some advice for those thinking about starting a...
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Enterprise Europe Network
Posted on: 09.07.14
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Jack Wills founder reveals his top 5 tips for entrepreneurs

Peter Williams, founder of the successful British clothing brand Jack Wills, reflects on the hard work, determination and experience he's gained, and offers his five tips to entrepreneurs starting...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 28.02.14
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Richard Branson's 3 steps to quitting your job

Richard Branson on how to quit your day job and start up in business for yourself.
Posted on: 11.02.14
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Looking to raise finance? Banks are not your only option

Raising finance can be a difficult task and with the media often reporting banks not lending, we take a look at alternative sources of finance. This blog provides an insight into the types of lending...
Posted on: 14.01.14
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How entrepreneurs can manage people to help grow their business

Michael Howes and the team at Pilot Cottage provides some valuable insight into how entrepreneurs can manage people effectively as they start and grow their new business:- It’s people, not...
Michael Howes
Michael Howes
Pilot Cottage Limited
Posted on: 14.11.13
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The best business advice you've ever been given

As we progress in business, we occasionally cross paths with inspirational people who pass on pearls of wisdom that help to motivate us to develop and succeed. We've gathered 6 gems from Business...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 17.10.13
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The Business Plan: Why do it?

Why write a business plan? It's all in your head isn't it and you are going to be running the business, aren't you? So why do it.
Lisa Moore
Lisa Moore
SWIG
Posted on: 10.10.13
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7 characteristics shared by successful entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs often have highly individual characteristics which significantly contribute to and shape their particular business idea, such as an innovative creative or an articulate...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 24.09.13
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