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Congratulations to our fabulous founder Kerrie Dorman who won The Peoples Mentoring Champion category at the National Mentoring Awards on Friday 1st March 2019. We are so proud of her!   Well done to all of the other nominees and winners, see the full list here: Read more

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Archive for November, 2011

Harness One Billion Minds

Crowdsourcing is a great way to spark innovation.  Now an entrepreneur has rolled it out on a massive scale. Online innovation platform, One Billion Minds, aims to harness the brainpower of scientists, students and experts from all over the world to solve real world problems. Companies and not-for-profits are invited to post challenges in science,. Read more

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Lloyd’s Opens Awards for Young Businesses

From 15 November 2011, young businesses are able to enter the Lloyds TSB Enterprise Awards with the opportunity to: Win £10,000 or £50,000 to invest in their business Win a two year business mentoring programme Raise the profile of their business locally and nationally   The Awards present the real chance for our young businesses to. Read more

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Get out of the engine room and onto the bridge

“A challenge many early-stage businesses face is how to keep a wider perspective, while focusing relentlessly on the day-to-day running of the business.” Case study: Peter Priest, ICS Group. Peter Priest had worked hard to build up his Midlands-based chauffeur company, ICS Group, with large property firms amongst his clients. But as the recession hit. Read more

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