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Find Event Management Companies to Work with

Find Event Management Companies to Work with

If you’re looking for Event Management companies to work with on your next event, you’ve come to the right place. Join Enterprise League where we have the best Event Management companies from around the world.

6 things every startup needs to know about GDPR

6 things every startup needs to know about GDPR

Here Stuart Cooke, Marketing Manager from Evalian discusses the importance of GDPR for startups and how to stay compliant. When you're starting up a business, there are lots of important things you need to consider: your products or services, your finances, your...

25 important things successful people sacrifice to achieve greatness

25 important things successful people sacrifice to achieve greatness

Any successful entrepreneur will tell you that achieving greatness isn’t a smooth road driven in a comfy Porsche. Instead, there are things you must sacrifice to have a better future, and that often includes losing your BMW or girlfriend.(Yep, true story, you can read in the article)

Importance of Networking in Marketing and how to do it successfully

Importance of Networking in Marketing and how to do it successfully

The importance of networking in marketing is unquestionable. Smart professionals take every opportunity for networking and building relationships. They understand that networking is a key marketing strategy to achieve business success and increase your sales.

Sheila Holt explains why entrepreneurs over 60 are just better

Sheila Holt explains why entrepreneurs over 60 are just better

Now 67, Sheila bucks the trend for female entrepreneurs. With only one in three in the UK being women, there is an opportunity to add £250 billion of new value to the UK economy if women started and scaled new businesses at the same rate as men.

How business collaboration has boosted our profits by 60%

How business collaboration has boosted our profits by 60%

To understand how business collaboration impacts the growth of SMEs we chatted a little with Carlene, CEO, and Zoe, Partnership Director, at Cloud9 Insight – a company that has had a 60% increase in profits and revenue in the past year, only because of partnerships.

Home working law: Legal responsibilities of employers

Home working law: Legal responsibilities of employers

Over a month into lockdown, millions of first-time homeworkers are now expecting to continue working remotely for the foreseeable future. For many employers, this is also the first time they have had to consider their legal obligations towards home workers.

Creative Lockdown Manual for Businesses in the Events Industry

Creative Lockdown Manual for Businesses in the Events Industry

With the events industry going into a downward spiral due to the notorious pandemic many business owners are freaking out. But what if you can use the time in lockdown to glow up your business? That’s what our member Buttercup Bus Vintage Campers has done: turned the creative mode on!

Business Continuity in Lockdown: How Kindness Skyrocketed Our Sales

Business Continuity in Lockdown: How Kindness Skyrocketed Our Sales

The current turn of events is an ill wind indeed but for us, it’s proven to be an extraordinary testimony to the thoughtfulness and caring of others - and we have the sales to prove it. I am Chief Scone Gnome (!) of The English Cream Tea Company based in rural Essex,...

A Business Guide: How to Survive a Recession and Thrive Afterward

A Business Guide: How to Survive a Recession and Thrive Afterward

In these times of uncertainty, it’s fair to presume that eight out of ten business owners will tell you that not surviving an economic recession is their worst nightmare.recession /rɪˈsɛʃ(ə)n/ noun a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and...

The Secret Superpowers Women Entrepreneurs Have

The Secret Superpowers Women Entrepreneurs Have

For some reason, the media always leans towards showing the disadvantages of being a female entrepreneur. If we're to trust them, it turns out women entrepreneurs don't enjoy a single minute of being a business owner. However, that's not the case. There are just as...

The 10 Worst Business Advice Entrepreneurs Receive

The 10 Worst Business Advice Entrepreneurs Receive

Whether it’s well-intended or not, bad business advice can cost you a lot of money and even lead to complete failure. Today, in the era of self-proclaimed business experts, mentors, coaches and so forth, every advice should be taken with a dose of precaution.  Ten...

9 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make & How to Overcome Them

9 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make & How to Overcome Them

Making mistakes in business is often regarded as something negative. However, the mistakes entrepreneurs make are just opportunities to learn and grow. Yes, business mistakes can be costly and fatal for a company, but we can confidently say that there never existed an...

Running a Business with Your Spouse: Good or Bad Idea?

Running a Business with Your Spouse: Good or Bad Idea?

Going into business with your spouse has been the reason for ruined marriages and companies many times before. It seems like it’s hard to find the right balance and to separate work from private issues. However, for some of them it has proven to be quite a success. 

How Coronavirus Is Changing Business & Chinese Work Culture

How Coronavirus Is Changing Business & Chinese Work Culture

These days, all we hear about is the coronavirus outbreak. Wuhan, a city of 11 million people has been put on lockdown since 23 January.The sites are pretty apocalyptic: empty streets, all public transport canceled, stores shut down, hospitals built in a week..

Key Business Advice from Cancer Survivor Entrepreneurs

Key Business Advice from Cancer Survivor Entrepreneurs

Today, on World Cancer Day 2020, we celebrate entrepreneurs who survived cancer and decided to not give up on their dreams. We celebrate resilience, bravery, determination, and above all, life. Life of entrepreneurs who beat the odds and have proven to all of us that...

Is Vegan Fashion Sustainable or Hypocritical?

Is Vegan Fashion Sustainable or Hypocritical?

Is vegan fashion sustainable? We can end this article before it even begins by simply answering this question with a ‘no’.  Despite being fully aware that this can bring PETA and other vegan activists to bark at our door, we decided to stand tall and speak out loud....

Can Sustainable Business Be Profitable?

Can Sustainable Business Be Profitable?

Trends in business come and go at the speed of a hashtag, however, it seems like business and sustainability as a couple are not going anywhere anytime soon. The hype about sustainability in business has been building up for years and it’s about to reach its zenith....

The Ups and Downs of Running a Business – Are They Worth It?

The Ups and Downs of Running a Business – Are They Worth It?

Do you ever wonder what it feels like to be an entrepreneur and experience all the ups and downs of running a business? From out there it might seem like all it’s sunshine and rainbows with occasional rainfalls and you feel like an all-mighty deity that has the...

Business new year’s resolutions

Business new year’s resolutions

Happy 2020! As we’re slowly recovering from our NYE hangovers, it’s a good idea to set some new year resolutions for your business and not just for ourselves. My name is Tatjana and I’m the Co-Founder of teapro.co.uk – an educational tea subscription box that takes...

Year in Review: 2019

Year in Review: 2019

As I sit down to write this post, we are winding down our busiest season in business ever and I am feeling so very grateful for all of the work and opportunities that 2019 brought our way. This...

5 Reasons why we should all shop local

5 Reasons why we should all shop local

Next time someone asks you why shop local when the big retailers offer better prices, show them this article.  Although Forbes counted up to 43 reasons why you should support local businesses, which we’ll sum up in 5, there are countless of explanations that can make...

The Essential Four Functions of Management in a Business Organisation

The Essential Four Functions of Management in a Business Organisation

Being an entrepreneur takes a lot more than to just start a company and let it run itself. More often than not, entrepreneurs carry on with the leading and managing duties long after the initial period. Knowing in which direction the company moves and how, makes the...

Why are buyer-supplier relationships important and how to nurture them

Why are buyer-supplier relationships important and how to nurture them

 The last couple of years many companies have realised why are buyer-supplier relationships important, and how nurturing these relationships is key for their long-term success. The importance of suppliers in an organization is especially evident in businesses relying...

How to Identify Your Most Valuable Customers

Not all customers are valued equally. As much as you don't want to admit it, that's the truth. Some of them have a great potential purchasing value, while others are here only for a one time purchase. Deciding on which customers you should focus could mean everything...

5 Market Research Methods to Help Your Small Business

5 Market Research Methods to Help Your Small Business

In the business world, information is gold. Having the right information at hand and knowing how to interpret it can help your business in so many ways. Every decision you make, as an entrepreneur, should be backed up by relevant data.  This being said, a...

Morning Meditation – the Secret to Successful Business Meetings

Morning Meditation – the Secret to Successful Business Meetings

Namaste, friend. Have you ever wondered why you were so unfocused and felt displaced during your last meeting? Most likely because of lack of discipline! So, how do you become disciplined? A quick fix is morning meditation! I know meditation at work for some may seem...

8 ways to gain Business Knowledge quickly and become Successful

8 ways to gain Business Knowledge quickly and become Successful

For someone just starting a business it can be intimidating to see veterans boasting around with their business knowledge. In such moments you should remember that these experts were once rookies themselves. But what exactly is business knowledge?  As it turns out, it...

Crucial Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Business Location

Crucial Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Business Location

Location, location, location. It is all about the location. You may have the most exceptional product/service on earth, but if you are located in the middle of nowhere, you won't make much money. This is why you must conduct a business location analysis. To help you,...

Entrepreneurs Who Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail Gloriously

Entrepreneurs Who Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail Gloriously

As an entrepreneur, you tirelessly chase success. Also, who doesn't? Every day you are bombarded with many responsibilities, managing employee and client relations, keeping up-to-date with currents trends and most importantly updating your business plan. However, many...

Generational Differences in the Workplace – Myth or Reality

Generational Differences in the Workplace – Myth or Reality

Time changes everything. A hundred years ago people were celebrating the invention of the radio. Now, we celebrate smartphones and the development of artificial intelligence. What about the workplace? How did it evolve? In the past, things were entirely different from...

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