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[ 8 Apr 2016 | No Comment ]

It’s time to get creative and put pen to paper because the National Young Writers’ Awards have returned!  Judged by best-selling author, Lauren Child and organised by popular tuition provider, Explore Learning, the theme this year is ‘The Mash-Up’ where children are encouraged to write a 500 word story that is a ‘mash-up’ of two genres.  This could see a spaceman rocketed to Roman times, an alien landing in the lost city of Atlantis, a Victorian gentleman trekking the outback or your favourite fairy-tale character taking on blood-thirsty zombies – …

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[ 19 Jun 2015 | No Comment ]

Entrepreneur and newest star of BBC 2’s Dragon’s Den launches seventh annual Nectar Business Small Business Awards
The seventh annual Nectar Business Small Business Awards launched on Wednesday 3 June, led by one of the UK’s leading business women, consumer champion and BBC ‘Dragon’, Sarah Willingham.
The Awards – which are free to enter – celebrate the achievements of successful small businesses and small business owners across the UK.  They are judged by a panel of respected industry figures including Sarah Willingham, Will Shuckburgh, Nectar Managing Director, Adam Collett, Marketing Director at Brakes, …

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[ 17 Jun 2015 | No Comment ]

If you have a business – or even an idea for one –, or are a freelancer or blogger, then here is a great chance to find out what it takes to build your entrepreneurial empire. The competition from Business Takeaways is  free to enter. Here’s how:
Simply enter your name and email address at the bottom of the Business Takeaways page –

Tweet us @biztakeaways using the hashtag #MeetYourMentor

The winner will be selected and notified through Twitter at the end of June.
About The Apprentice finalist Claire Young: Claire is founder of business …

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[ 13 May 2015 | No Comment ]

Do you need a treat? Sage is planning to reward the most imaginative piece of business advice in their #OpenUptoMore competition with an inspiring experience day. Your prize could be something that makes everyday life a little bit more special – like a few hours of pampering at a luxury spa to experiences that are genuinely once in a lifetime, like an incredible supercar driving day – you decide.
To enter, all you need to do share your best piece of business advice or experience which encourages others to open up …

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[ 21 Jan 2015 | No Comment ]

To celebrate the launch of Sage Drive, SAGE is asking the start-up and small business community to share their most irresistibly sensible ways of working. Show us what helps you get through the working day – is it irresistible, is it sensible or is it irresistibly sensible?
Whether it’s working from your garden shed, having a very large coffee every morning, a fancy phone or even your business partner! Share a pic of the thing that gets you through your day to be in with a chance of winning an irresistibly sensible …

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[ 15 Jan 2015 | No Comment ]

Avery Rewards is back for 2015 and to celebrate its 2015 launch, Avery is looking to thank some of the unsung heroes in UK offices.
The Avery Rewards team have created seven awards to recognise superheroes in the office.  You can nominate a colleague, friend or even yourself for the chance to win £100 in vouchers to spend on the Avery Reward brands which include M&S, New Look, Boots, B&Q and Debenhams.
The Avery Office Hero: This person doesn’t often shout about what they do but without them the office would …

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[ 22 Oct 2014 | No Comment ]

www.frillo.co.uk, an online supplier of office products and services, has teamed up with its partners to offer a small or start-up business a unique opportunity to win £10k worth of goods to kit out their office and promote their business online. The winner will be announced at The Business Show at Olympia, London, which runs from the 27th – 28th November.
The prize includes £1k of insurance and utilities, £2k of IT equipment, £2k of office furniture and £5k of marketing support for a new website. The idea for the Frillo £10k …

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[ 25 Jul 2014 | No Comment ]

AXA is running a competition for small business owners who are prepared to share their work clothes with the world. If like many of us you hit the pc clasping a mug of coffee, but still in your PJs, now is your chance to win an iPad mini.
4.2 million people run their business from home in the UK – and that number is increasing every day. One of the best things about homeworking is the freedom to make your own decisions and enjoy a better work-life balance, but another benefit is …

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[ 14 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

When you run a small business or work from home, a daily routine might be really important. For example I can’t start my day without a good cup of coffee while I wrangle with the boys and persuade them that putting on shirt, trousers, jumper etc can be achieved without stopping for 10 minutes between items of clothing. And if I get five minutes, I’ll take my coffee out onto the beach for a bit of peace to get my mindset right too.
Hiscox has just started a funny video series …

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[ 31 Oct 2013 | No Comment ]

… the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo Picasso
Do you love showcasing your child’s art or do you struggle to know what to do with it? Read on for a couple of ideas and a competition to enter.
I’d never thought of displaying art on the move, but the Pink Lining’s PL Child satchel, pictured, will give every child a way to show what they can do. At home we’ve also scanned pictures to turn them into phone backgrounds which means you always have some art with you.
If you’d …