29 Sep 20:56

UK-hosted data store and sharing solution invites individual Dropbox users to convert with a years’ free service

Over two-thirds (68 million) of Dropbox customer email addresses were stolen in 2012 – what they failed to report, until recently, is that their user passwords were also hacked and have recently been leaked online. In the wake of this new finding, customers have been notified to update their account...
29 Sep 11:30

NETHERLANDS WIN THE WORLD STREET SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP

- Netherlands dominate the World Street 3s championship, the world’s first international street soccer championship, in Manchester, England The Dutch Street Soccer team took home the World Street 3s World Cup on Sunday 25 September, after beating Denmark 4-2. World Street 3s break the usual d...
29 Sep 11:21

Forum of Private Business welcomes Business Rate transparency.

The business lobby organisation, the Forum of Private Business welcomes the Government's announcement that it proposes to review Business Rates and introduce more transparency. Business Rates represent a material financial burden on small, high street businesses and in supporting the Govern...
27 Sep 16:30

Conveying Your Brand Through Graphic Design

There are many things we see or read day to day that can influence how we feel and react. But one of the lesser-known, but by no means less powerful, ways to invoke emotion is simple, colours! The psychological effects of colours have been a focus of study since the Middle Ages, but you only nee...
27 Sep 09:00

Boost Capital Managing Director uses ECommerce Expo platform to get cash flowing for Online Retailers

Managing Director of Boost Capital, Alex Littner, is using the ECommerce Expo on 28 and 29 September to highlight the availability of alternative finance for Online Retailers THOUSANDS of ecommerce entrepreneurs are congregating in West London this week for the Ecommerce Expo (http://www.ecommerce...
26 Sep 16:30

Legacy Systems and Legacy Thinking: Fintech and the reinvention of financial services.

Legacy Systems and Legacy Thinking: Fintech and the reinvention of financial services. Until relatively recently, it is quite possible that many of you hadn’t ever heard the term Fintech. But, it’s broad sector with a long history. It was British banks that invented many of the current account f...
26 Sep 14:15

Shadow Chancellor unveils Labour’s plans for small business

Shadow Chancellor unveils Labour’s plans for small business Commenting on the speech from Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell MP at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool, Mike Cherry, National Chairman at the Federation of Small Businesses, said: “FSB welcomes the high-profile...
26 Sep 13:00

Resting Bitch Face

I had a client coming to see me recently. During the consultation she mentioned that she would like to get some help improving her " Resting Bitch Face". I wasn't sure what she was talking about at first, as it was the first time I had heard such term. Once she explained the meani...
26 Sep 10:30

Startup Funding Club comes back with Investor Events after the Summer Break!

Startup Funding Club (SFC), an award-winning seed investment fund and network of business angels has commenced a new series of pitching & networking events with a record-breaking participation. SFC provides capital to promising British businesses, with a particular emphasis on SEIS funding. T...
25 Sep 08:00

Primedia Solutions offers Corbyn media coaching master class

Executive media coaching consultancy Primedia Solutions is offering Jeremy Corbyn a top five tips master class on how to manage his media profile as he celebrates his leadership win and kicks off the Labour Conference. Pointing out that his failure to win over those other than the staunch left wi...
23 Sep 10:50

Fast-growing motor firm shortlisted for prestigious award

A start-up motor firm has been shortlisted for a prestigious regional award. The Car Buying Group, which formed in 2014, has been shortlisted in the Yorkshire Post's award as Young Business of the Year. The shortlisting sees the Wakefield-based national firm recognised for their fast growth...
22 Sep 23:00

Barenaturals Saving The World One Candle At A Time

Barenaturals is a new British brand receiving a lot of attention globally. The brand was conceived in 2012 and the concept tested and honed to create a loyal cult following on social media. Unconventionally the founders Darcey Croft and David Bryans decided to grow the brand before the business,...
22 Sep 11:45

WePay selects Sphonic for Digital KYC/KYB as part of its expansion into the UK

Redwood CA based WePay deploys Sphonic's Workflow Manager Solution to support real-time customer and business verification as it enters the UK market. As one of the fastest growing private companies in America, WePay powers payments for the platform economy, enabling a range of fraud prevent...
22 Sep 11:02

Marriott Hotel Bexleyheath hosts Chapel Down Wine Dinner for British Food Fortnight

Marriott Hotel Bexleyheath hosts Chapel Down Wine Dinner for British Food Fortnight To celebrate British Food Fortnight, the Copper Restaurant at the Marriott Hotel Bexleyheath will be hosting a wine dinner with award-winning local English wine producer, Chapel Down on Thursday 29 September 2016....
22 Sep 10:00

Business confidence falls into negative territory for first time in 4 years

Business confidence falls into negative territory for first time in 4 years • Small business headline confidence measure falls for third quarter in a row; concerns grow that domestic economy will weaken • In the short term, small business headcount, growth and exports all rise this quarter - and a...
22 Sep 09:30

How UK Importers Can Ease The Brexit Pain

By Alex Littner, Managing Director of Boost Capital Since Britain voted to leave the European Union, sterling tumbled in value and remains in a crippled state. It’s a mixed blessing for UK companies - no one likes the uncertainty the Brexit decision has created, but for exporters the weakened poun...
21 Sep 13:30

Alternative Finance provider in head to head race with mainstream lenders for Small Business Awards.

The Alternative Finance providers are set to make their mark at the forthcoming British Small Business Awards, with Boost Capital, amongst others, shortlisted alongside the likes of Barclays and Bibby Finance in the Finance Provider of the Year category. Celebrating a record year of lending to...
21 Sep 12:00

Full Circle: Manchester Events Brand Returns to its Roots for Ten-Year Celebration

Back in September 2006, when Tony Blair was Prime Minister and smartphones were still the stuff of sci-fi dreams, in a pub in south Manchester, Social Circle was born. Since then, Didsbury-based events brand Social Circle has grown every year to become the UK's largest social and adventur...