Thought leadership

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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silver start-up, entrepreneur, SME, small business, small businesses,

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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start-up, macro, small business, SME, unicorn

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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back to work, reconnect, event, women in work, people in work, getting back to work,

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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government collaboration, public sector, SME, small business,

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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women in STEM, STEM, Stemettes, women in tech,

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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collaborating with competitor, collaboration, SME & large business,

When a business competitor becomes a collaborator

In the past, collaborating with a competitor was considered illogical. But, in today’s world, it’s crucial to driving innovation and long-term success.

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IoT, robot,

It’s 2018, why haven’t you hired a robot yet?

Robots aren’t taking over the world but they might get a job in your business. We explore why that’s a good thing.

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girls in STEM, women in STEM, tech, digital, technology, future.

The social enterprise getting more girls into STEM

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we asked Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, about why she set up Stemettes, the social enterprise that gets girls into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

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workplace hapiness, expert article,happy workplace,

5 ways to make everyone at work happier

We asked Sarah-Jane Last, co-founder of CDP, for her essential tips for keeping workplaces happy in 2018.

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