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It’s About Time

Nick Howe, NatWest Regional Enterprise Manager, London The ABM is delighted to post Nick’s blog following his fantastic speech on breaking down the barriers to women in enterprise at the ABM London conference in April. Check out some great infographics here to support his blog! Up to £250 billion could be added to the UK. Read more 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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