In the first part of our interview Lord Young gave his opinion on what makes a great entrepreneur and his most recent initiative, Start Up Loans - and how it has created opportunities for small businesses which did not exist before. In this week’s post Lord Young gives his views on the possibility of a tech giant emerging from the UK and what he thinks of the EU (amongst various other things).
It’s not every day you get invited to visit Number 10 to talk ‘small business’ with senior advisors to the Prime Minister. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="634"] Outside Number 10!
From small seeds grow great things and that’s certainly the thinking behind The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS). The scheme, brought in place by the Finance Act 2012, shall provide tax breaks for investors in new companies therefore encouraging investment in UK business.
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Although the global economy is in a bad way, there is too much focus on ‘markets crashing’, ‘economic instability’ and ‘political turmoil’. It is easy to forget amidst all this bad news that there are businesses and individuals who are weathering the economic storm very well and their stories shed a little light on these dark times.
It comes down to that age old saying: ‘if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.’ So are you prepared to face any disruption that could potentially harm your business?
On Tuesday Made Simple Group team members Beth and Mark volunteered to join the clean-up operation following the aftermath of the London Riots the night before. Below is their account of the day.
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The Government has launched exciting plans to expand the scope of the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA), which it hopes will create 40 000 new businesses by 2013. The NEA will provide up to £2000 to unemployed people who want to start their own business.
Promising figures recently released point to an increase in start-ups in the UK. Companies House have reported that 359, 651 new companies were formed from January to November 2010.
1: A dead document A business plan that is created for a purpose and then discarded will always become obsolete fast. Making your business plan a living document is essential if you don’t want the whole process to be a failure.
The demise of the high street has been a well documented. However, it seems there has been an interesting development in terms of its future.