UK Entrepreneurship

The Five Types of People to Surround Yourself With for Success

Bev James | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK
Bev James

Success is made up of hard work, commitment and passion but perhaps one of the most crucial factors to take into account is who we choose to surround ourselves with. As the old adage goes, 'you are who you hang out with' and the people we invite into our world on a daily basis can impact the way we think, feel and act.

Five Reasons Why Flying Trapeze Is Like Being An Entrepreneur

Rekha Mehr | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Tech
Rekha Mehr

Yesterday I took a leap of faith, quite literally. It's week two of working independently again after 20 months of working within an organisation, albeit a small one. I told myself it was OK to take my first week easy and treat it like a week's holiday. I even left the country, yet I found myself unable to switch off.

Try-oomph

Danielle Wood | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Wood

By definition, success is accomplishing an aim or purpose. Success is subjective: to one it is working on Wall Street while to another it's efficientl...

The Advantage of Adversity: A Different Perspective on Depression

James Shillcock | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Shillcock

The one thing that running a business has taught me is that things are never constant. Things are never permanent. You cannot separate the highs and lows or have one without the other, so you must learn to accept the process and understand that it's part of the journey.

How Prison Entrepreneurship Could Break the Cycle of Reoffending and Save Taxpayers Billions

Maximilian Yoshioka | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Politics
Maximilian Yoshioka

If successful, a greater emphasis on entrepreneurship will also help address ex-prisoner unemployment and welfare dependency, as well as create further employment opportunities while generating tax revenues. Most importantly, however, it will give ex-prisoners the fresh start they desperately need and surely deserve.

5 Lifehacks from 5 Fabulous Females

Steph Weller | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Weller

There's a secret revolution going on: women supporting women. No trolling, no bitching, no sniping, no undermining. Instead it's all about empowering, encouraging, supporting and respecting each other.

Young People Need to Be Key Influencers in Growth

Adam Bradford | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK
Adam Bradford

It is a pleasure to be writing from the exciting St Gallen Symposium today here in Switzerland. The Symposium is a global gathering of 600 leaders of...

Seven Reasons Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Cat Neligan | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK
Cat Neligan

It's strange how our minds work. When we become focussed on a concept or obsessed with a new idea, it's like that thing is EVERYWHERE. Currently, I'm obsessed with personality types. Specifically: introverts.

12 Secrets of a Mumpreneur...

Steph Weller | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK
Steph Weller

They say never to work with animals or children but sometimes the life of mumpreneur means you have no choice... 1. She's part of a secret society, i...

How a £2 Business Investment Aged 13 Put Me in the Top 100 Most Powerful Entrepreneurs by 18

Solomon Ian-Sangala | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Solomon Ian-Sangala

How had I gone from a 13-year-old, plagued with suicidal thoughts, a stutter and five school exclusions to a public speaker, running my own business, managing 20+ people, and now, being named as one of the 100 most powerful entrepreneurs in the UK at 18? I was lucky enough to find my area of speciality at quite a young age; which has helped me achieve the success I have now. But believe me, it hasn't been easy and never will be.

How To Start a Business Successfully: Six Key Tips From a Top Business Investor in Creative Businesses

Carolyn Dailey | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK
Carolyn Dailey

Did you know that creative entrepreneurs are part of the wider creative industries now worth almost £80 billion to the UK economy? Have you ever thou...

What Entrepreneurs Most Need to Know

Phil Parker | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK
Phil Parker

Last week I was invited to give the keynote speech to some of London's brightest entrepreneurs and start-ups. There's not much I could teach them tha...

Why Start-ups Could Be the Happiest Places to Work

Lucy Griffin-Stiff | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK
Lucy Griffin-Stiff

We have the opportunity to create the worlds happiest and most successful organizations The knowledge is out there, so is the expertise. We just...

Do IT for the Girls - What Today's Social Tech Entrepreneurs Want Their Successors to Know

Vicki Hearn | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Tech
Vicki Hearn

The UK has one of the world's strongest digital economies and the next generation is eager to be a part of it. There are many different career options out there for young people interested in tech - from app designers, to game and website developers, to information security analysts.

If You Want More Followers Online But Can't Seem to Get Them, This Article May Explain Why

Cassandra Lee Yieng | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Cassandra Lee Yieng

If you've ever sat up in bed wondering why you're not as popular as someone else online, why someone younger has more followers/friends/connections/su...

Shake it Off, Ladies: 12 Ways for Women to Build Resilient Careers

Neela Bettridge | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Neela Bettridge

These are great leadership qualities for anyone, but they are particularly useful for women. We're often told that women lack self-esteem and pursue perfectionism to their own detriment. Resilience can neutralize that self-doubt.

Five Reasons to Join a Mastermind Group

Chris Paradox | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Paradox

The people who you surround yourself with are the biggest influence on your life. They are either a negative influence holding you down, or a positive influence lifting you up.

Zaha Hadid, Outside the Architecture

Carolyn Dailey | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK
Carolyn Dailey

Zaha Hadid: architect, designer, pioneer, shy beauty, mentor, rule breaker, gossip, wit, dream weaver, sweetheart. The world is emptier without her.

Richard Branson Thinks Banks Should Be A 'Force For Good' In The World

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK

Richard Branson thinks banking should be “a force for good in the world” and that people who only want to earn money stand little chance of "makin...

An Entrepreneur's Day in the Life

Tom Cridland | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Style
Tom Cridland

My brand, Tom Cridland, is an international fashion label that specialises in making luxury clothing accessible to more people and fights fast fashion through sustainability. Our garments are built to last and we're leading a new trend towards protecting our natural resources by making truly durable clothing.

Achieving Your Dreams in Your Twenties

Katie Craven | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Craven

I am 26 and I often feel like I have no idea what I am doing or what my life will look like a year from now. I do this to myself because I was brought up to believe I could do anything I wanted, so I chose to pursue my passion...

Entrepreneur? So, You Work Insane Hours, Right?

Camilla Ley-Valentin | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Tech
Camilla Ley-Valentin

This article made me wonder about that balance. Actually, a question I repeatedly get from future entrepreneurs is about how I, with kids, family, and a house, found the time to start my own company. "Don't you work insane hours?" I am often asked.

Five Things We Can Learn From Medellin

Adam Bradford | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK
Adam Bradford

I was lucky enough to visit the second largest city in Colombia last week - Medellin. The city of eternal spring. Once known as one of the most viol...

The Reality of Being a Start-Up Entrepreneur

Luke Cameron | Posted 28.03.2016 | UK
Luke Cameron

One fateful night sitting around with friends and a nice bottle of wine leads to one of those 'eureka' moments, that seeds a spiral of excitement and passion for your new business venture. Investment and capital flood in because, of course, your idea is brilliant and before you know it - you've turned over a million pounds.

London's Digital Future Dependent on 'Human Interaction', Says Sol Campbell

Danny Bartlett | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Danny Bartlett

Our digital future looks bright, according to London mayoral candidates as they took to the podium recently in what was the first ever hustings aimed ...