How to encourage a fit and healthy startup culture

As the world becomes aware of the increasing dangers of traditional corporate office culture you might want to think of ways to set the benchmark for your startup that goes above and beyond in encouraging healthy employees

April 18, 2017
6 min read
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Why graduates should learn to code

There are tons of benefits to learning how to code (not least a whole new world of job opportunities) and it’s a lot easier to do than you think.

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January 5, 2017
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What to consider when choosing an office for your startup

Many startups underestimate how time consuming office-hunting can end up being, so make sure you leave enough time and clear some space in the diary to do it properly. Here are some of the main things to think about when visiting spaces.

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April 7, 2016
7 min read
The best things to do in London this Christmas

Emily, a Social & Cultural Anthropology MA graduate from UCL, shares her favourite things happening around the capital city this Christmas.

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April 6, 2016
6 min read
Top 8 books for entrepreneurs

However far into the process of building a company you are, it is always appropriate to pick up a book and increase your knowledge and understanding to be more successful.

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Charlie Johnson
April 5, 2016
6 min read
9 quick tips to improve your graduate CV

You might never have been told how to write a CV. Most of us are thrust into the working world with only a generic template that we found online. Luckily you can improve your CV in a matter of minutes with these quick tips.

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April 4, 2016
5 min read
Common startup hiring mistakes

Hiring someone new is exciting, and usually signals a turning point for your business. You have grown large enough to accommodate one more, who in turn will help you grow further – so it is the sign of progress.

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April 3, 2016
5 min read
How to start a blog (and keep up with it!)

Whether you have a business to promote, or writing skills to flex, blogging is a great pastime. When you come to a job interview you will be able to talk at length about how you have proactively turned yourself into a marketing superstar completely off your own initiative.

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April 2, 2016
5 min read
How to make a new hire feel welcome

Taking the time to ensure that a new employee settles in smoothly will pay off in the long run as they are more likely to have a positive first impression of the company and fit in with the rest of the group, rather than feeling like an outsider

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April 1, 2016
6 min read
7 things to consider before signing a graduate job contract

Been offered a graduate job? Awesome! Don’t rush straight into signing on the dotted line though. Sometimes it feels a bit awkward taking the time to read all the fine print, but if your employer is even halfway decent then they will completely understand.

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March 30, 2016
5 min read
7 reasons why London is a great place for a startup

Every day new businesses are turning from dream into reality. While the San Francisco Bay Area has held the undisputed title of world startup hub for a few years now, London is not so far behind.

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March 29, 2016
6 min read
What does a business development executive do?

The term ‘business development’ crops up in job titles in a range of industries. Although it might sound like a tricky concept to get to grips with, the role is a straight forward one.

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March 28, 2016
5 min read
10 common marketing mistakes made by startups

You might have the perfect product or ideal service, but if your marketing isn’t hitting the spot then your startup won’t survive. With limited resources and a budget that makes you wince whenever you mention it, there isn’t much room for making mistakes.

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March 27, 2016
7 min read