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The Week In Entrepreneurship 6th April 2020

Covid community responses The Prince’s Trust and NatWest have launched an Enterprise Relief Fund to help 18-30-year olds who are self-employed and/or running their own business. Forward Partners has launched ‘Forward Advances‘, a revenue-based finance solution for startups Innovate UK has announced £20m of grant funding for businesses to help build UK resilience Eze Vidra (Reimag...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 20th March 2020

Covid-19 Where to find guidance: Government guidance for employees, employers and businesses BEIS business support helpline and the HMRC Covid-19 helpline. Former Number 10 business advisor Jimmy McLoughlin is publishing daily newsletters featuring the latest government guidance, as well as insight, resources and inspiration. How entrepreneurs, startups and businesses are responding: The UK tech i...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 23rd March 2020

Covid-19 Where to find guidance: The government guidance for employees, employers and businesses will remain the authoritative source of guidance for entrepreneurs. It is being constantly updated and expanded based on queries being submitted to government by business groups. Entrepreneurs can also call the BEIS business support helpline or the HMRC Covid-19 helpline. Enterprise Nation is collating...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 16th March 2020

                News UK government slashes tax relief for entrepreneurs (Sifted) 2020 Budget key points (CityAM) Startups developing tech to combat COVID-19 urged to apply for fast-track EU funding (TechCrunch) Apply here (deadline Wednesday 18th March 4pm) London’s Imperial College debuts ‘Innovation Fund’ to back startups founded by stude...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 2nd March 2020

News Government set to scrap entrepreneurs’ relief in £2.7bn tax grab (CityAM) Cap abolished on Tech Nation visa ensuring access for highly-skilled tech workers (Sifted) Founders Factory backs Creator Fund, student-led VC to back EU student startups (TechCrunch) New ‘east-west’ divide splitting north start-up economy (BBC features Enterprise Research Centre research) Whitehall lo...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 24th February 2020

News Young entrepreneurs optimistic going into 2020 (CityAM cover Tata & Nacue research) Government launches new business support campaign (gov.uk announces businesssupport.gov.uk) SoftBank is involved in 6% of all VC flows in Europe (Sifted) Klarna and Stripe investor Atomico launches fifth tech fund at $820m (CityAM) Opinion Our message to the world: Britain is open for business (Alok Sharma...

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The Week In Entreprenuership 17th February 2020

News Business groups blast new Ofcom powers to police social media (CityAM) N26 pulls out of the UK, citing Brexit. But numbers suggest the German bank was struggling (Sifted) Brexit schmexit: UK saw record fintech investment last year, trumping China and India (Sifted feature Innovate Finance research) Why the FTC wants to revisit hundreds of deals by big tech (Wired) CBE and Institute of Directo...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 3rd February 2020

News UK government warned against cutting entrepreneurs’ relief in Budget (FT) British tech startups retain crown as European fintech capital (CityAM covers Innovate Finance report) She Means Business campaign to double commitment to training female entrepreneurs (Business Matters) The UK is finally ready to discuss legalising e-scooters, with consultations starting February (The Next Web) G...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 27th January 2020

              News Sajid Javid set to curb entrepreneurs’ relief in Budget (FT) RBS earmarks £1bn for female entrepreneurs as new boss bids to win back small and medium business customers (Daily Mail) Empty business rates relief costs £1bn (BBC) OECD talls UK to ‘hold fire’ on new tech giants tax (CityAM) More than 1 in 5 Brits plan to start the...

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The Week In Entrepreneurship 22nd July 2019

                    News BGF continues to build momentum as it reaches £2bn landmark with Merseyside investment (BQ) Business call to cut immigrant salary threshold (Fresh Business Thinking) Atomico co-founder and partner Mattias Ljungman is leaving to start his own seed fund (TechCrunch)                 &nbs...

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