Laura McGuire

Junior Reporter

Laura is the Junior Reporter at Real Business and Business Advice. She's the first point of call for any PR, business owner or industry insider looking to tell a story of entrepreneurial inspiration, retell some key advice, or a ground-breaking news story. She is the core ambassador for the brand(s) and can be found attending high profile events and meeting disruptive business owners across London – and beyond.

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LIKES TO WRITE ABOUT

People and how their experiences have moulded and influenced their decisions. There has never been a better time to write about the ever-changing world we inhabit.

BUSINESS IDOL

Jay Shetty, who was a one-time monk and now works as a motivational speaker. He highlighted the importance of compassion and self-reflection in his immensely successful Podcast "On Purpose". It really inspired me to arrive at work every day with my best foot forward and to do some good in society.

INDUSTRY TO WATCH

Meat and dairy alternatives. With 600,000 vegans in the U.K, it's clearly a thriving industry and one that needs to be constantly watched.

GUILTY PLEASURE

I don't feel guilty about it but.....*chocolate

LESSONS FROM YOUR FIRST JOB

Don't take things so personally...

PRODUCTIVITY TIP

Breaks are just as important as the time you work. Don't deprive your self of them.

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How to set up a business website
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Half of tech professionals set to change jobs in 2020
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Signs that your employees are falling out of “love” with their jobs
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3 things you should know about Gen Z before you hire them
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Is it necessary to “come out” in the workplace?
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GUIDE: How to step up as a leader for the first time
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How to take your business from side hustle to full throttle
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Fake illness costs UK businesses £5.6bn a year
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How much money are the top fashion brands raking in?
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Banks are hesitant to provide SME funding in some of the UK's poorest areas.
Poorest areas of England face squeeze in SME finance
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Lack of talent may lead to a recession, warn UK recruitment professionals
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Why Brexit Britain could be a land of global business and startup funding
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Brit employers still bias in their hiring process
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The countdown begins: just 5 days left before annual self assessment tax return
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How two female entrepreneurs are changing the menstruation market
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How to save your staff from Blue Monday
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Businesses that (might*) make you rich in 2020
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4 businesses taking a sustainable stance this year
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The businesses proving that vegan= high growth
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Queen’s speech 2019: An SME outlook
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What the Tory majority means for SMEs
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Are business expos really that useful?
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Social entrepreneur Safia Minney helps businesses become ethical
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Does McDonald’s workers strike reveal a lack of corporate care?
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Black Friday is SO last year. Say hello to “Singles’ Day”
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Is it time for employers to ‘forget about Fridays’?
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What your star sign reveals about your leadership style
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What can we learn from these celebrity entrepreneurs?
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Is your leadership style giving your workforce ‘the spooks’?
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Westminster pitching event show’s what’s needed for funding success today
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Links of London is closing down.
Two more major high street casualties have been added to the list
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Unilever is on the anti-plastics warpath. Are you?
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Its time to get serious about gender inequality at work
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Clothing giant Forever 21 files for bankruptcy
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“Trust your gut and go to bed” says Planet Organic founder Renee Elliott
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How will inflation rates effect SMEs?
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How the NFL scored a permanent touchdown in the UK
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Is the WeWork dream set to crumble?
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Banks to join the high-street decline
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Maxine Laceby on the ‘beauty’ of affordable products
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The cost of being a commuter
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What will the next recession look like?
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Black Sheep Spirits co-founder David Shepherd: “I’ve done the hard yard”
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Envelope and (sustainability) friendly plant pots? They’re already here
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Marketing MD, James Endersby on the power of ‘authentic’ entrepreneurship
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Healthcare technology could cut down on staff absences. But at what cost?
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Just HOW attractive is the UK to EU workers right now?
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The funeral sector is suffering from declining death rates
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Could in-store expertise be the key to saving the high street?
SMEs are thriving on the high street – here’s why
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Will removing the interview process from recruitment produce better employees?
Salaries are rising, so why are certain sectors struggling to fill roles?
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