[ 23 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

A new study reveals the top 110 cities for entrepreneurial millennials, based on factors such as startup ecosystem, and employment. The results are released as part of the larger Millennial City Ranking, which Nestpick released for the second year running earlier in 2018. Nestpick conducted this study in order to pinpoint which cities are successfully attracting this generation, and therefore a core future workforce.
 “Millennials grew up in a shrinking world, where the internet opened doors their parents never could have dreamed of, and budget airlines made those avenues real possibilities. …

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[ 23 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

A new study reveals the top 110 cities for entrepreneurial millennials, based on factors such as startup ecosystem, and employment. The results are released as part of the larger Millennial City Ranking, which Nestpick released for the second year running earlier in 2018. Nestpick conducted this study in order to pinpoint which cities are successfully attracting this generation, and therefore a core future workforce.
 “Millennials grew up in a shrinking world, where the internet opened doors their parents never could have dreamed of, and budget airlines made those avenues real possibilities. …

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[ 21 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

Starting up a business can be hard, especially when you don’t have the experience or much money to play around with. Often people choose to start their business from their home but for others, they don’t have a spare room to fit everything. If this is the sort of problem that you are struggling with, we might have the answer for you. Have you ever considered setting up your new business from your garden shed? If not, reads our tips below and you might just change your mind.
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[ 21 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

In a recent survey, instantprint discovered that 50% of business owners are more stressed now than they were in previous jobs, and 57% of female SMEs admit that they are mostly worried about their finances. This survey also revealed that business owners are so stressed that they are only sleeping around 3-4 hours a night.
instantprint interviewed a selection of business owners and discovered that many of their financial mistakes were made due to a lack of education when it came to money management. Are SMEs avoiding managing their finances? Is …

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[ 19 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

Crowdfunding has gone beyond the early adopter stage, says John Auckland of TribeFirst, meaning most people have now heard of it. A recent survey by TribeFirst suggests that we are getting close to the stage where more people in the UK have supported a crowdfunding campaign than haven’t. The survey, completed by 250 people, showed that 43.8% of the respondents had backed either a charity, rewards or equity crowdfunding campaign.
Anecdotal evidence suggests that most people back their first campaign due to friends or family being behind it in some way, …

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[ 18 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

Greatcoat Films is a London based production company and is currently looking for people to feature in a digital content project being made in collaboration with eBay and The Guardian. This is a project which looks to explore approaches to motherhood in the workplace and how these are changing. For this particular clip we are looking to film a conversation between a woman who is about to return to work after having a child and a mother who either owns her own business or is able to work remotely. In …

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[ 17 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

So you’re going back to work. You’re sorted. Baby is sorted. Partner is sorted. What could possibly go wrong?
Despite being an organised person, there will be times when you feel that those balls will simply not stay up in the air no matter how much you juggle!
Exhaustion. Have you been up all night with a teething baby? Does your boss who has a 2pm deadline care? Probably not. Exhaustion can make clear thinking very difficult. If you are doing a job that involves working heavy machinery, this can actually be …

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[ 15 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

When your Dad dies the pain is as real as at any age, but each age can bring its own challenges. In our 20’s we may have moved away from our childhood home, be married ourselves, immersed in a career. It can be such a busy decade for us. We can be so wrapped up in our own lives that we see our parents as people who perform a function for us. We have their unconditional and consistent love and then when we lose them we realise they were so much more …

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[ 15 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

Research by Liberis, a leading small business finance provider, has revealed that 72% of SMEs are spending up to 3 days every month chasing money they’re owed. This is costing each business an average of £5,000 per year in time spent trying to recover these funds.
The survey also found that a quarter of SMEs are chasing ‘aged debt’ of over £20,000. But on average, survey respondents are owed £11,000, so to put this into context using official figures, there are 5.7 million SMEs in the UK, meaning business owners are …

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[ 13 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

  A British think tank believes that a £10,000 payment to people at the age of 25 could help young people expand their careers and start their own businesses.
The Resolution Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for those in low to medium income families. The organization feels that amendments to the tax system, as well as a substantial payments being made to millennials, is needed to heal the intergenerational divide.
The independent think tank, which was established in 2005, has suggested that the new payment would be funded …

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[ 12 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

While it’s probably true that you spend less time in classrooms while in college than you did in high school, the amount of time most college students devote to coursework can be double or even triple that of high school. For every hour you spend in class, you are likely to need two more to keep up with the demands laid out in your syllabus. This is especially difficult if you are working your way through school on top of your studies.
If you are starting out as a freshman …