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Networks: the vital ingredient for successful startups

Last week I ran a workshop on alternative ways to fund your startup for the MORE programme at University of Central Lancashire. One of the things I always do at the end of this workshop is get participants to think about how to be more creative with their budgets, so that you only ask for cash that you… 638 more words

Entrepreneurs/business

Book Review - Adam Jolly, "Working with Universities"

In “Working with Universities”, Adam Jolly has produced a very accessible and comprehensive “how to” guide. Among other esteemed colleagues Innovate UK’s Dr Debbie Buckley-Golder, HEFCE’s Alice Frost, NCUB’s David Docherty, Scottish Enterprise’s Bill Corr and PraxisUnico’s former chairman Douglas Robertson contributed to the contents and the resulting book is broad in scope yet thorough in detail. 347 more words

University Research

SMEs: Spotlight On... The Employer

Who: Marc Crouch

What: Managing Director

Where: Umi Digital

Umi Digital helps independent hotels and restaurants to generate direct revenue without using online third party sites by making it as easy as possible to set up and build a cohesive web presence. 320 more words

Students

Private Criminal Prosecutions

Andy Keats has now confirmed he has organised a meeting for the morning of 31st March (remembering we already have a meeting in the afternoon). The subject of the meeting is Private Criminal Prosecutions – a subject many members are keen to know more about – and it is hosted by Edmonds Marshall Mc Mahon who are the first and only specialist private prosecution firm. 172 more words

Banks

Five questions SME businesses need to ask themselves about TTIP

Promoters of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) claim it’s good for all business, but is this really true?

The European Commission (EC) and the USA say it will especially help SME businesses (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises), not just multinationals. 43 more words

We're not nearly there yet - Women's Representation in Nigeria's 2015 elections.

This article first appeared on the website: www.santuri.co.ke

It could be coincidental that I finally unwrapped Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In – Women, Work and the Will to Lead… 871 more words

Making hotels more energy efficient

Mark Sait, CEO of SaveMoneyCutCarbon, writes on the GreenWise website, about how much energy can be saved by hotels in Britain to benefit both the bottom line and cut carbon emissions. 587 more words

Energy Efficiency