Richard Parris

Managing Editor
Richard Parris - managing editor of Startups.co.uk

Richard joined the Startups team in 2021, and has a career in publishing that has spanned over 15 years.

As a researcher, writer and editor, Richard has worked on brands across the UK, US and Asia in both print and online, including at the BBC, on the US-focused tech industry site Tech.co, plus at Which? magazine and its website, where Richard oversaw technology reviews and advice publishing.

Richard has been an interviewee and contributor on television, radio, newspaper, magazine and online publications, and has featured in interviews including on the BBC and The Scotsman.

Richard is passionate about converting potentially complex topics into clear, actionable advice and recommendations, and works alongside the in-house Startups team and its growing network to promote the needs of the UK small business community.

Author Posts

A manifesto for business: what the startup community needs from this election

a street sign for Downing Street A manifesto for business: what the startup community needs from this election

Why £50k for a jar of beans is a great investment

Bold Bean Co. Why £50k for a jar of beans is a great investment

Budget reaction: business leaders on growth opportunities and misses

a woman sits at her desk in a manufacturing industry setting Budget reaction: business leaders on growth opportunities and misses

Free childcare and an AI revolution: Spring Budget business demands

Free childcare and an AI revolution: Spring Budget business demands

'Cleansing the register': Companies House gains new powers to tackle fraud

auditing paperwork for financial fraud 'Cleansing the register': Companies House gains new powers to tackle fraud

No love lost: why Deliveroo & Uber Eats drivers are on Valentine's Day strike

an UberEats cycle delivery driver No love lost: why Deliveroo & Uber Eats drivers are on Valentine's Day strike

Headed for administration, why did The Body Shop fail?

High street store sign of The Body Shop Headed for administration, why did The Body Shop fail?

Best video conferencing equipment for small businesses

Best video conferencing equipment Best video conferencing equipment for small businesses

Best video conferencing software for small businesses

Best video conferencing software Best video conferencing software for small businesses

Majority of small business owners want a new government

an outside shot of Downing Street, London, UK, showing its street sign Majority of small business owners want a new government

Retail pop-up Sook calls time amid tough trading

Sook founder John Hoyle Retail pop-up Sook calls time amid tough trading

Devolved Nations businesses feel the strain as Autumn Statement fails to land

view of Edinburgh Devolved Nations businesses feel the strain as Autumn Statement fails to land

A four-day working week has transformed our business

PR Dispatch team photo A four-day working week has transformed our business

Wix website builder review 2024: should you build a site on Wix?

Wix website builder Wix website builder review 2024: should you build a site on Wix?
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