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  • Funding a new business in the UK

    The Expectation and the Reality of Funding a UK Start-up

    In a recent study published by GEM lack of funding was cited as the major stumbling block by 50.6% of people who were thinking about starting their own business. The unwillingness of banks to lend to new and small businesses has been well documented in...

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  • Start-up Business Attitudes UK

    The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of UK Attitudes to Start-up Businesses

    GEM, the world’s largest study of entrepreneurship have released a new report focused on UK attitudes to, and experiences of, starting a new business. While the report is concentrated on Britain it also compares attitudes to start-up businesses with those in France, Germany and the...

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  • Government Startup Support

    UK Government Expands Support for Start-ups

    Start-ups are a very hot topic at the moment. The government, along with business and various campaigning groups are very keen on encouraging people to start new businesses. This is seen as a way to stimulate growth out of the current recession and create jobs....

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  • UK e-commerce exports

    UK Ecommerce Exports: How much are they really worth?

    I recently came across a report claiming that 30% of all cross border trade in the EU goes through UK ecommerce retailers.  Whilst I know that many UK retailers are doing very well with online export sales this figure sounded a bit high. Although there...

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  • Online Shopping in UK Continues to Grow

    Majority of Customers Shop Online. Majority of Businesses Do Not Sell Online

    Not only is the UK population spending more time online they are spending money there as well. According to research from comScore there are 37.6 million internet users in the UK. These users average 35.1 hours per month online. This places the UK third behind...

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  • Fund you new business without a bank loan

    Fund Your New Business without a Bank Loan: ask the crowd

    Lots of people have an idea for a new business but lack the funds to get it off the ground. One traditional way of raising new company start-up money is to raid your own savings or borrow money from friends or family. However many people...

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