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The Week In Entrepreneurship 24th June 2019

                News Government proposes measures to tackle late payment scourge (CityAM) Startup Loans reaches £500m loans milestone (BBC) Techies outstrip bankers on pay for first time but still can’t buy a London home (Evening Standard covers Hired research) Women are under-represented in Cyber, says government (Fresh Business Thinking) Two ground-b...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 29th April 2019

                  News Small and medium enterprises lead outstanding British businesses honoured by the Queen (gov.uk publish Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019 winners) Apprenticeship levy makes training harder, say UK small businesses (FT covers FSB survey) UK tech startups doing social good are worth £2.3bn and have raised over £1bn in VC fundin...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 15th April 2019

                    News London startups to take fintech unicorn crown from San Francisco (CityAM covers Robert Walters and Vacancy Soft research) New European AI ethics guidelines announced (UK Tech News) Business confidence crashes to lowest point since 2012 (Fresh Business Thinking covers BDO Optimism Index) Secret Escapes and Zoopla investor Oc...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 1st April 2019

                News ·         Number of UK scale-ups hits record high (Fresh Business Thinking covers ScaleUp Institute and ONS research) ·         Investing in random group of startups secures better returns than firms backed by Dragons’ Den stars (CityAM covers Syndicate Room research) ·         Microsoft gives 500 patents to startups (Techcrunch) ·...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 14th May 2018

                    News Liv Garfield wins Veuve Clicquot business women of the year title (Telegraph) Deliveroo pledges to give their riders all over the world free accident insurance (CityAM) Business confidence at two-year high (Economia covers ICAEW’s Business Confidence Monitor) Growth in self-employment risks undermining the state pension (T...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 30th April 2018

                News Goliath still winning in late payment epidemic (London Loves Business covers Xero’s inaugural Small Business Insights, showing 52% of invoices to small businesses were paid late in 2017) Related: 90% of public sector suppliers hit by late payments (London Loves Business covers FSB research) Gig economy workers grow increasingly anx...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 23rd April 2018

News CFE hosts award-winning refugee entrepreneurship incubator Last week, CFE hosted Usman Iftikhar, co-founder of Catalysr – the Sydney-based refugee entrepreneurship programme featured in our latestreport. Usman was in town to receive the Commonwealth Young Person of the Year award from HRH Prince Harry for his work with refugee entrepreneurs. ‘Best of British’ enterprise cele...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 9th April 2018

News Start Up Loans Company has now lent £400m to UK startups (Startups.co.uk) Former IOD boss Simon Walker to lead UK Finance review of small business banking (CityAM) Confidence rises among UK SMEs (Economia covers FSB quarterly index) Amazon and Ebay to share data with HMRC in bid to tackle overseas tax evasion (CityAM) Spacetech startups blast off with the UK’s first dedicated spacetech...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 26th March 2018

News A letter from the Prime Minister to UK businesses following the EU Council meeting (gov.uk) Final call for business input into export strategy (gov.uk) Philip Hammond unveils string of measures to bolster growing fintech industry (CityAM covers the government’s fintech strategy) Regulation is now top concern for scaling businesses (London Loves Business covers Hitachi Capital Business F...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship – 19th March

                News SMEs react to Philip Hammond’s “positively Tigger-like” spring statement (Elite Business) Government plans new investment scheme for start-ups (Economia covers government consultation on EIS knowledge-intensive fund) Brits decide to set up their own businesses aged just 27 (Fresh Business Thinking covers Xero research) ...

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