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Covering everything from grants and loans to crowdfunding and accounting, we hope this section will give you the help to raise, manage and improve your finances.
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People & Premises
Recruiting and managing staff is a massive step in the life of any small business and so is taking on new premises. Get support on the legal and regulatory side of both here.
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From entrepreneur profiles and award winners to company growth news and analysis, we provide the insight every business needs to grow and thrive.
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Startups 100 Full List
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Successful entrepreneurs' stories
From famous entrepreneurs to young entrepreneurs, successful entrepreneur stories and company growth stories can inspire and give valuable business insight to those who are just starting out. Startups has spoken to female entrepreneurs and male entrepreneurs UK-wide to bring you the inspiring 'how I started my business' stories you see here. We have everything from famous British entrepreneurs profiles and Q & As with successful startups to 'Just Started' entrepreneur stories (take a look at how you could fill out your own successful entrepreneur story!) - so dig in...
I couldn’t have started my business without…..
August 12, 2023 | 4 min read
Follow the money: find out which “finfluencers” are making a fortune in 2023
June 22, 2023 | 5 min read
10 famous entrepreneurs (and the key business lessons they demonstrate)
May 2, 2023 | 11 min read
You Get What You Give: how CSR can improve staff morale
February 8, 2023 | 7 min read
Hack the Bank: how cybersecurity startup Hack the Box raised £45m in a recession
January 25, 2023 | 6 min read
Startups 100: where are they now? Wild
October 17, 2022 | 4 min read
Startups 100: Where are they now? Cera
October 28, 2022 | 5 min read
Startups 100: where are they now? Distributed
August 24, 2022 | 5 min read
Juliet Barratt: Businesses should be “sensitive” to cost of living
October 10, 2022 | 4 min read
Startups 100: where are they now? Urban Jungle
August 24, 2022 | 3 min read
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