Alec Hawley

Alec is Startups’ resident expert on politics and finance. He’s provided live updates on the budget, written guides on investing and property development, and demystified topics like corporation tax, accounting software, and invoice discounting. Before joining, he worked in the media for over a decade, conducting media analysis at Kantar Media and YouGov, and writing a wide variety of freelance pieces.

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Best takeaway POS systems for 2024

Best takeaway POS systems Best takeaway POS systems for 2024

“SMEs are being left behind”: Small businesses on the cost of living package

Cost of living package SME reactions “SMEs are being left behind”: Small businesses on the cost of living package

Best hospitality POS systems in 2024

Mid shot of POS system on counter in a restaurant with female worker smiling and entering numbers Best hospitality POS systems in 2024

What is a fuel card?

What is a fuel card What is a fuel card?

How to set up and use a POS system: small business guide

How to use an EPOS system How to set up and use a POS system: small business guide

How over 50s can help your business (and how to hire them)

Hiring over 50s How over 50s can help your business (and how to hire them)

Top 5 web design companies in London 2024

web design laptops Top 5 web design companies in London 2024

What are high risk merchant accounts and which are the best?

High risk merchant accounts What are high risk merchant accounts and which are the best?

Weebly pricing 2023: how much does it cost to build a website with Weebly?

weebly plan example Weebly pricing 2023: how much does it cost to build a website with Weebly?

How to start a recruitment business

Recruitment business How to start a recruitment business

Wix vs WordPress.com: which is better for small businesses?

Wix vs Wordpress.com Wix vs WordPress.com: which is better for small businesses?

Spring Budget 2022: Live updates on how it will affect your small business

Spring budget 2022 Spring Budget 2022: Live updates on how it will affect your small business

Startups 100 alumnus raises £1.5m in minutes through crowdfunding

Cheeky Panda Startups 100 alumnus raises £1.5m in minutes through crowdfunding

SMEs react to latest labour stats - hiring boom but wages aren't matching inflation

Landscape image of a sunset over London Bridge SMEs react to latest labour stats - hiring boom but wages aren't matching inflation

New survey reveals the UK's love of office romances

Office romance research New survey reveals the UK's love of office romances

The best business ideas for 2022

Best business ideas for 2022 overview The best business ideas for 2022

SMEs react to GDP growth stalling in October, with Omicron impact still to come

October GDP growth SMEs react to GDP growth stalling in October, with Omicron impact still to come

Edtech Startups 100 alumnus secures major new funding

Atom Learning Edtech Startups 100 alumnus secures major new funding

Revealed: The top universities for startups

University startup rankings Revealed: The top universities for startups

Plant-based chewing gum brand attracts £750k investment

Plant-based chewing gum investment - Ed Williams, Jamie Laing and Keir Carnie Plant-based chewing gum brand attracts £750k investment
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