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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Can raising too much money harm your startup?

When starting a business, it might feel as though the only thing you truly need is investment. You could have the perfect idea, the drive and commitment, but your tiny budget just isn’t cutting it.

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March 2, 2016
3 min read
Why blogging is a worthwhile pastime for jobseekers

Having a strong online presence is a key part of the marketing mix for startups and smaller companies. It is a vital ingredient for growing a business, so why not impress a potential employer by demonstrating your digital abilities in your own time?

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March 1, 2016
2 min read
The difference between startups and SMEs

Both are small companies that have been built from nothing by an entrepreneur to fill a gap in the market. Both are focused on growth, profitability and survival. So far, so similar, however there are a few small, but important, distinguishable features.

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February 29, 2016
2 min read
7 best places to work from your laptop in London

The traditional idea of office space is slowly disbanding and a new culture of flexible working space is evolving rapidly. Let’s face it, all you really need is your laptop, wifi, and copious amounts of caffeine.

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February 29, 2016
3 min read
4 great books about marketing for startups

Everybody needs help on their startup journey. That might come from mentors, from helpful blogs, or from an age-old classic – the book.

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February 28, 2016
2 min read
10 things you will know if you went to the Uni of Leeds

The University of Leeds is the epitome of a student city. However, there are some experiences unique to this red brick university that you will only understand if you went there.

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February 27, 2016
4 min read
Top 3 reasons why your content isn't being shared

If you haven’t started content marketing, then can you really call yourself a startup? In all seriousness, creating quality content in order to direct traffic towards your website is a tried and tested way to promote a new business.

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February 25, 2016
3 min read
Top 4 traits of a successful startup CEO

Being the CEO of a startup is plain difficult. You have to build an idea from scratch, recruit a team and potentially secure investment, all whilst learning and adapting as you go.

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February 24, 2016
3 min read
5 things to do in London this summer

London in the summer is one of the best cities in the world. It might be a little more congested with tourists, and slightly stickier in the heat, but with so much going on you are spoilt for choice with what to do with those extra-long summer days.

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February 24, 2016
2 min read
Top tips for your phone interview with a startup

Phone interviews are becoming increasingly common. They are a useful way for employers to screen candidates before a face-to-face interview, particularly if confidence and personality are key factors in the job role.

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February 23, 2016
2 min read
6 reasons why being a graduate beats being a student

Get ready to reverse your thinking, graduate life definitely has a lot to offer (plus it doesn’t include 9am lectures on a hangover).

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February 22, 2016
3 min read
How to deal with rejection from a graduate job

Graduates applying for jobs in the current climate might end up experiencing more rejection than usual (unless you are utterly brilliant or very lucky) and it can start to dent anyone’s confidence.

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February 21, 2016
3 min read