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.

Author Posts

Small Businesses React to Slowing UK GDP Growth

Q3 GDP reaction Small Businesses React to Slowing UK GDP Growth

Vodafone partners with Steven Bartlett for small business mentoring competition

Steven Bartlett mentoring competition Vodafone partners with Steven Bartlett for small business mentoring competition

Mental health support and socialising opportunities are in-demand perks for employees, survey finds

Workplace perks survey news article Mental health support and socialising opportunities are in-demand perks for employees, survey finds

How to protect your small business from the ‘super cold’

Super cold article How to protect your small business from the ‘super cold’

How to recruit in a hiring crisis

How to recruit in a hiring crisis How to recruit in a hiring crisis

Autumn Budget 2021: how it will affect UK small businesses

Autumn Budget 2021 Autumn Budget 2021: how it will affect UK small businesses

Investment in Vegan Companies Set to Hit Record Levels in 2021

record vegan investment Investment in Vegan Companies Set to Hit Record Levels in 2021

Small Business Saturday Announces November Tour to Support UK SMEs

Small Business Saturday UK Tour Small Business Saturday Announces November Tour to Support UK SMEs

Applications open for Europe’s largest ever mentoring event for women founders

Female founders mentoring event Applications open for Europe’s largest ever mentoring event for women founders

Leading Mental Health Clinic Launches Founder Development Programme

The Soke - founders development programme Leading Mental Health Clinic Launches Founder Development Programme

Startups 100 companies part of record investment into mid-stage tech companies

record mid-stage tech investment Startups 100 companies part of record investment into mid-stage tech companies

Winning Businesses Announced for Instagram SME Mentorship Programme

Instagram small business mentorship winners Winning Businesses Announced for Instagram SME Mentorship Programme
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