The Loneliness of the Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are driven to start new businesses and succeed or fail by the decisions they make. But it can be a lonely task.

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Barriers And Borders: Is Capitalism In Crisis?

Capitalism has been under pressure in recent years to reform, as globalisation stalls and nationalism emerges in many countries. But what can be done?

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Is Student Debt Sustainable?

Student funding is in chaos and must be fixed. Fees were introduced to finance universities but are causing mayhem, as they load students with unsustainable debt.

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Amazon Wants To Take Over The World

Amazon’s recent venture in the takeover market was to buy a company called Whole Foods. Yet this seemingly mundane purchase of a grocery chain in the United States could change the industry.

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Developing The Habits Of Success

Success comes in many forms and is often the result of clear thinking and careful planning. But the habits we hone have an immense impact too.

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Do You Want To Be Your Own Boss?

Greater numbers of people are choosing to become self-employed as they decide to be their own boss. But the trend towards making your own decisions is changing the make-up of the economy. 

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Lies, Damn Lies and Alternative Facts

Life is getting increasingly complicated as facts and alternative facts jostle to influence elections and affect our choices. But is it still possible to find truth amid the chaos?

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Showcase Your Innovation at Innovate 2017

Innovate UK is offering the opportunity to some highly innovative businesses to showcase their innovation for free at Innovate 2017, which will take place in Birmingham on 8 and 9 November.

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Life Is For Learning

Many people in the education sector believe we should learn new things on a continuous basis throughout our lives. But, in reality, is it simple?

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Is Globalisation Good For You?

Globalisation in all its forms is changing the world and for many people that is a bad thing. But what can be done to make sure everyone benefits from its opportunities?

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Jobs of the Future

Recent employment figures have been positive and highlight the trend of rising employment across all sectors. But do the figures tell the whole story?

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Who’s In Charge Of the Internet?

The Internet has grown to dominate the economy and the lives of hundreds of millions of people. But who controls it and who will control it in the future?

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What Does it Take to Be An Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs come in all shades and colours and possess a variety of characteristics. But they also share many common traits.

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Are We Living In A Post-Truth World?

The day of the expert is over as facts are increasingly replaced by alternative facts and truth replaced by lies. But why are people letting this happen?

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It’s Time to Support Local Entrepreneurs

The drafting of the recent UK budget raised concerns for entrepreneurs. But it also served to highlight the changing fortunes of those who are self-employed.

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How to Get Ahead At Work

Everyone wants to revel in their work and perform to a level where they are promoted. But as life often belies our plans how do you get ahead?

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Are Business Rates Fit For Purpose?

The government defends its review of the rates system and insists it must collect the same amount of money or more from the business sector. But is the system fit for purpose or is it time for a serious review?

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Tips for Success

Success is the holy grail of life in the twenty-first century, as celebrity lifestyles are paraded and promoted. But even though there isn’t a single formula for success there are oodles of tips.

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Are Young People Getting A Bad Deal?

Young people are getting a poor deal as a result of the choices made by previous generations. But worse is to come as jobs, housing and affordable pensions move out of reach.

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The Art of Selling

Every day all kinds of products and services are sold as we all possess the ability to sell when stirred. But why is selling so seldom talked about as an essential part of business?

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