SMEs which value their apprentice programme will reap the greatest rewards and stand a much better chance of retaining their people once those apprenticeships come to an end.
Students can capitalise from the rise of crowdfunding to gain highly valuable skills in planning, pitching and marketing entrepreneurial ventures as well as accessing funding for small scale projects, writes Dr Robert Phillips, senior lecturer of Entrepreneurship at Manchester Business School.
Is there a way to compete with online retail giants? According to Stephen Ball, most certainly – if you invest your all in customer service.
The UK’s billionaire economy is becoming increasingly defined by those who are self-made. Whilst our island’s rich list was once dominated by legacy families and even aristocracy, entrepreneurs from humble beginnings are now gaining self-made ‘billion bucks’ status. Let’s catch up with some of Britain’s most iconic self-starters…
Starting life in their university dorm, Young Ones is a dual sportswear and professional hockey gear brand that’s set to be the Nike style double-threat of the future.