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Twitter is a little like an online equivalent to speed networking. You have only a few words to get your point across and it’s what you say in such a limited way that can help build your relationships

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Kickstarter bridged the gap between people with amazing ideas and small budgets. Brikstarter bridges the gap between Kickstarter and no budget. We design your idea, make it, cost it, give it a website and a pledge video for next to nothing

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Small businesses struggling to access credit are to be given a welcome boost with £110 million of new funding, Vince Cable announced today.

The Business Secretary pledged £55 million of Government funding – through a scheme called the Business Finance Partnership – to peer to peer lenders and other finance suppliers.

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Victoria Patel has joined the b-inspired team to offer pre-start and existing business support.

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Financial vs. Managerial: Accounting has two main disciplines: managerial is the one you use internally for keeping track of things and financial is the one you present externally to investors, banks and the government.

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On November 19th at St Martin’s House Sir Peter Soulsby, City mayor, formally launched his Economic Action Plan. It oulines his vision for jobs and growth. The plan includes helping create thousands of jobs; supporting six months’ work experience schemes, apprenticeships, internships and graduate placements for 800 young people; helping 1,800 businesses grow and a further 800 […]

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When you’re trying to get a business off the ground, the primary focus, at least initially anyway is usually money related. Getting those all essential funds together can be one of the most difficult tasks of all – difficult, yes, but certainly not impossible. From banks to crowdfunding, there are a whole host of options that you can choose to help you get on your feet.

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On the face of it, crowdfunding may appear too good to be true – people who you may never meet in real life, giving you money to help make your idea or project a reality. However we all know that the real truth is that for every project that does manage to raise the money it needs this way, there are plenty that don’t.If you want to be one of the ones that do, here are a few basic tips to help you on the road towards crowdfunding success.

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As from 1st August we are pleased to announce that we are involved with Start-Up Now, a new programme that covers the Oadby & Wigston area. Over the last 18 months we have had several enquiries from people living in Oadby & Wigston who were looking for support and guidance relating to setting up a […]

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Do not waste time trying to get a grant unless you are prepared to overcome four potential obstacles.

http://www.is4profit.com/business-advice/starting-up/startup-grants/identifying-possible-grants.html

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