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How to compete with the global elite

With every new intake, fierce international competition makes recruitment tougher for UK universities. The University of Birmingham is among those adapting to the realities of a globally-mobile academic community.

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Partners for prosperity

Once, businesses consumed what universities produced. Now the roles are blurring – and the boundaries must be eroded further, argues Joe Marshall of the National Centre for Universities and Business.

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Business plan tool

Whether you want to raise funding or to understand the best opportunities for your business, a business plan is essential.

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Finance your community organisation

Financing is a priority for almost every community organisation. The more money you can raise, the more you can achieve - but competition is fierce for the limited amounts of funding that are available.

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Valuing your business - checklist

If you’re considering selling your business, you need to arrive at a fair value. Here are all the factors you should take into account.

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Floating your company

Floating your company can be one of the most exciting experiences in your business life. But it can also be stressful, time consuming and expensive.

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Valuing a business

Understanding how much a business is worth - and how it can be made more valuable - is of vital importance to anyone buying, selling or simply running a business.

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Six steps to attracting angel investment for your small business

It can be hard to scale your small business without external investment, advice and the right contacts – which can all come from an angel investor.

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What do investors look for in a small business?

At some stage you may need to attract external funding to grow your business. This could be through a business bank loan, crowdfunding, accelerators, angel investors or venture capital, among other options. But what do outside investors look for and how can you attract the right partners?

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