UK Insight: Over half of SME business owners and senior managers have never heard of r&d tax relief

Despite renewed focus on R&D by the Government in its Spring Budget, 51% of UK SME owners and managers have still never heard of it Even when they are aware of it, a large percentage believe it’s restricted to science, drug and tech companies employing ‘people in white coats’ Over four in 10 SMEs mistakenly believe that R&D activity More...

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By editor On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Make money without working: automate your business

Imagine a business that makes money on autopilot, requiring no oversight, no management, no intervention – no effort on your part. A dream business. Using a combination of software, freelancers and online More...

By editor On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Starting a business doesn’t have to cost the earth

When deciding to start out in business many people believe they need the following to get started – Physical products or a service to sell (this may mean purchasing stock or equipment to provide the service) A More...

By editor On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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No money? No problem

Thousands of people each year are starting small businesses on a shoestring.  Many of them are still in full time employed work but want a fall-back position in case they’re included in the next round of downsizing, More...

By editor On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Support My Entrepreneur Magazine

Help us maintain and develop My Entrepreneur Magazine. As the net’s fastest growing editorial resource for business owners, we provide an essential information and advice service that’s second to none. More...

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By Martina Mercer On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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The Paperwork Part of Starting a Business

Recently news was broadcast declaring that within twenty years over fifty per cent of the population will choose freelancing as their employment method of choice. There’s no denying that working for yourself is More...

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By Martina Mercer On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Will Going Green Boost Your Business Energy Reputation and Profits?

How others see your business is a fundamental driver for your entrepreneurial success. Digital Marketers like me, and even those who operate in a niche, such as the popular digital marketing for garages service, More...

By Gina Hutchings On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Life on Hire – Surprising Things You Can Rent

Classic items like DVDs, books, cars and of course houses have always dominated the rental market, but you’d be surprised at the unique haul of products and services that are now available to hire. Ranging from More...

By Ian Buddery On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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The art of managing your VCs while staying true to your vision

Raising capital from a VC is an evolving journey with many potential outcomes and it pays to understand what you’re committing to and how to achieve a reasonable outcome. The journey usually begins with an More...

By John Peterson On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Do You Suffer From Sacred Cow Syndrome?

By John Peterson “Sacred Cow (noun); An idea, custom or institution held to be above criticism.” We business owners often forget this important analogy that can help us to get serious about the ongoing evaluation More...

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