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Starting Your Business

Looking for advice on starting your business?
It’s all here. From ideas to invoicing, planning to pitching and all the other nuts and bolts – we’ve got it covered.

Ideas and Planning

The beginnings of your business

Why you should start a business in 2017

Despite what you might think, there's never been a better time.

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Ideas and Planning

Business start-up

Could you start a business?

Been thinking about it too long? With these key ingredients you could turn your idea into a start-up

Ideas and Planning

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How to save the high street, part two: pop-ups

Fad or the future? Christian looks at the role of pop-ups in high street regeneration

Ideas and Planning

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BHS: is the high street dying, or simply changing too quickly for some?

Christian's latest piece looks at the collapse of BHS, and what it means for UK high streets

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Ideas and Planning

Cost to start a business

How much does it cost to start a business?

Before you launch, do the maths and work out exactly what cash you'll need upfront.

Ideas and Planning

The beginnings of your business

Why you should start a business in 2017

Despite what you might think, there's never been a better time.

Ideas and Planning

Business start-up

Could you start a business?

Been thinking about it too long? With these key ingredients you could turn your idea into a start-up

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Consumers turn to CEOs for answers

Why are consumers complaining directly to CEOs? Good customer service isn't rocket science.

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2016 UK Customer Experience Award winners!

Another award for the cabinet on our mission to making things better for small business

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BT and Openreach finally about to split

Are BT and Openreach finally about to part ways?

Is the latest attack by ISPs Sky and TalkTalk the straw to break the camel's back?

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