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Crowdfunding QA with Bruce Davis

Bruce Davis, director of the UK Crowdfunding Association and founder of the Abundance Investment crowdfunding platform, answers key questions on how crowdfunding can help small businesses.

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Case study: How our business attracted investment

Securing investment can be essential if you want to scale your start up business. Steve Pearce of TickX explains why he and his co-founder Sam Coley turned down three Dragons, while providing his advice on how to attract other high-calibre investors, even for small business funding.

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The dos and don’ts of interviewing job candidates

Consultant Claire Derry is a London-based business coach who started and sold her own highly successful small business with 30 employees. Now she helps small businesses to grow their sales and build talented teams. Here she gives her key interviewing dos and don’ts.

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Business development plans

Growth expert Russell Streeter on the benefits of business development plans

If properly researched and put together, a business development plan can help you to scale up your business and take it to new heights. Business growth expert Russell Streeter of Excelsior Business Development explains what’s involved.

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Don’t be a victim of your own success

The dangers of overtrading and how it can affect small businesses. You may think a sudden significant surge in sales is rather a nice problem to have. In some ways it is, but if you’re not careful it can create serious problem for your business

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IT stepping stones: How to develop your tech platform as your business grows

Almost all modern businesses rely on IT to function well. But as your business grows, your IT is likely to become more complex and time-consuming to maintain. What’s likely to change as you take on more staff and customers? Have you got the set-up to provide a platform for further growth?

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Global opportunities for SMEs

Whatever the outcome of Brexit negotiations, EU markets are likely to remain attractive to UK companies. A long trading history, strong relationships and accessibility often make them the first choice for companies looking to expand. As part of a growth strategy, though, other regions can offer an equally compelling proposition. Here’s just four markets you may want to consider.

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