Thought leadership

community works, charity, business, SME, local communities,

Expert advice on becoming a business that gives back

How could your business make a difference to your local community? And, does it make financial sense? Check out our expert interview with the CEO of charity, Community Works to find out.

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sustainable business, sustainable brand, distinct brand,

5 reasons it pays to be a sustainable business

Here’s how engaging in sustainability could make a difference to your business, your customers and to the world.

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Ethical business practices and why consumers love them

Corporate Social Responsibility is more than just a buzzword for big business – it’s time for small business owners to realise the power of showing their ethics.

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data privacy,

The entrepreneur making data security look easy

Meet the technology whizz turned entrepreneur who’s solving the problem on every businesses’ radar – data privacy – and all while he’s still in his teens.

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Three keys to building a successful business from the UK’s ‘Challenger Cities’

Vodafone’s new Perspective series is out and we’re exploring the impact of ‘challenger cities’ to small businesses in the UK.

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G7 summint, B7, government, public policy, business priorities,

These three priorities are changing the face of business

You might not realise it but there’s a group of business experts championing the cause of entrepreneurs on a global scale. Here’s what their priorities are.

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Who’s watching the watchers?

Our world is being driven by data. But, who’s taking the wheel? What does it mean for the individual? For the business? We reveal all.

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The Guardian’s Business made simple event in Birmingham

To prepare businesses for the rocky road ahead, The Guardian Small Business Network hosted an evening of inspiration and advice in Birmingham.

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Entrepreneurial Marketing, UCL, expert, university course,

A lesson in entrepreneurship from the expert

Serial entrepreneur, Christina Richardson on teaching Entrepreneurial Marketing and Analytics at University College London and how the secret to a successful startup can be taught in the classroom.

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grow your business, business expansion,

3 ways to take your business to new heights

We reveal the three ways you can grow your business in uncertain times and why a vast majority of small business owners are already confident they’ll achieve their growth ambitions.

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