Thought leadership

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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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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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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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The silver age of start-ups

Entrepreneurship is usually perceived as a young person’s game, but that’s changing. This is why older generations are eschewing retirement for entrepreneurship.

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Unicorns, scale-ups and disruption: The story of start-ups

Start-ups get the headlines with cool ideas, innovative tech and big money. So, what can SMEs learn from this new way of doing business?

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The event that’s helping women back into work

In March Vodafone hosted a careers fair at its Newbury headquarters as part of ReConnect, a recruitment programme for returners, people wanting to come back to work after a career break.

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Why a government collaboration isn’t out of reach

The UK government has opened its doors to small businesses. Find out how stepping through could accelerate you on your road to success and why you need to take action today.

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Why it’s time for STEM to become less of a man’s world

Social entrepreneur, Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, MBE reveals what it’s like to be a woman in Science, Tech, Engineering and Maths, why there’s a gender gap and how we can all help to close it.

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