eBay for Business Awards

Winners Of The 2019 eBay For Business Awards – celebrating the UK’s most inspiring eBay sellers

Eleven small and medium-sized businesses from across the UK have been crowned winners of the third annual eBay for Business Awards celebrating the most inspiring eBay sellers with the top prize of £5K awarded to a Star Wars figurine seller. The eBay for Business Awards is a nationwide competition for the best British small businesses […]

Shell Springboard finalists - funding pot

Shell Springboard Competition – £350k Funding Pot On Offer To Low-Carbon Businesses

The Royal Dutch Shell is looking to award a funding pot of £350k to the UK’s top leading low-carbon businesses. Applications are now open for the Shell Springboard 2019 national programme, which funds the most innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs) tackling Britain’s energy issues. The yearly competition is one of Shell’s two social investment […]

GENERATE - Imperial College London

Calling Healthtech, Cleantech & Biotech Startups: Imperial College London Is Offering £2k Innovation Vouchers To Grow Your Business – GENERATE

Are you a UK-based small and medium enterprise with interest in the clean technology, renewables, biotech or digital/data security sector? You could be eligible for the Imperial College London innovation vouchers aimed at accelerating fast-growth startups – GENERATE. GENERATE is part of Imperial new pilot initiative aimed at giving high-growth companies a one-off opportunity to claim […]

Voom Pitch

Richard Branson’s Voom Pitch 2018 Is Open – £1M Prize Pot Is Up for grabs

Voom Pitch 2018 – Virgin Media Business is looking for the most innovative and exciting small and medium-sized businesses in the UK and Ireland. This years’ competition is opening up to more established small and medium-sized businesses as well as start-ups, with two entry categories: Scale & Grow | Spark & Start-up. As well as […]

Small Businesses

Forum of Private Business Sounds A ‘Mayday’ Distress Signal For Small Businesses

The Forum of Private Business – a dedicated small business support group – is urging UK’s politicians to recognise the country’s economic strength in relying on its five million small businesses. Last week’s general election resulted in a ‘hung Parliament’ with no single party achieving the 326 seats needed to gain the majority – the Conservative […]

Low-Carbon

Six Innovative SMEs Competing To Be The UK’s 2017 Best Low-Carbon Startup

These six small businesses are competing to be crowned as the UK’s next best low-carbon startup in the Shell Springboard 2017 competition. The shortlisted startups are through to this year’s Shell Springboard national finals, which aims to scale up businesses with innovative ideas to tackle Britain’s energy issues. Shell Springboard, now in its 12th year, […]

Pitch Up

Notonthehighstreet.com ‘Pitch Up’ Event Looking For The Next Generation of Sellers

Notonthehighstreet.com – curated online marketplace – are offering new creative businesses the opportunity to pitch their products and ideas at their 2017 ‘Pitch Up’ event. Opened to startups and small businesses across the UK, sellers are given 10 minutes to pitch their business to the team at Notonthehighstreet.com – ideas from fashion and jewellery to food […]

Young Female

How To Survive As A Young Female Entrepreneur When Building A Technology Business

To my fellow and aspiring young female entrepreneurs – I sometimes think that the closest feeling that you could possibly equate to starting your business is the same as if you were having a baby. No, I’ve never had a child, I’m still far too young. However, I have experienced the labour pains, the unconditional […]

Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Ambitious Entrepreneurs – Legal Advice For Setting Up A Startup

The great news for ambitious entrepreneurs is that the most recent statistics show that the number of Startups are at an all-time high in Britain.  Have you ever had a thought about a company or brand, along the lines of: ‘I could do that’, ‘if this business did this, it would be so much better’ or started a […]

Start-up entrepreneurs

What Are The Traits Of A Successful Start-up Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs – are they born or made? This topic is endlessly debated in the start-up world and a lot of aspiring entrepreneurs want to know if they have what it takes to become successful. I think it’s a combination of both and what really determines success in entrepreneurs is their passion to make it regardless […]