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  • Blog Post: The top 10 predictions for home enterprise in 2009: guest blogger Emma Jones

    On Thursday 5 February key figures from the worlds of business, politics and the media came together to hear Enterprise Nation's Top 10 predictions for 2009. The predictions show the significant impact home enterprise will have on the economy, environment and society. In 2009, Enterprise Nation predicts...
  • Blog Post: Small Business Tips for Tackling the Recession

    When will it all be over?! Or, “Recessionomics, and why it doesn’t matter” If there’s one question on the lips of most small business owners, it is this: when will the recession all be over? Let’s begin with five potential answers: 1) The official answer is,...
  • Blog Post: From the Shell Young Entrepreneur of the year: The growing importance of technology in transport

    Guest post from Robert Matthams, founder of www.shiply.com ] and recently named Shell Young Entrepreneur of the Year and BT Entrepreneur of the Year. The importance of technology to delivery companies cannot be understated. The days of paper proof of delivery and sign on the dotted line have been...
  • Blog Post: Three ways to source new work

    Guest post from Emma Jones, founder of the home business website Enterprise Nation ( http://www.enterprisenation.com/ ) and author of ‘Spare Room Start Up - how to start a business from home'. This is a perfect time to spruce up your business development and pursue opportunities that will mean new...
  • Blog Post: Be better than your competitors

    Watching Working Lunch last week, Theo Paphitis (of Dragon's Den fame) was being interviewed on matters economic, mainly on the topic of being an entrepreneur. He had an interesting perspective on the state of the economy, saying there has never been a better time to start up a business. I don't think...
  • Blog Post: How green is your office?

    Seed change on Green Office Week with Avery What does your business do to help the environment? Research has shown that although UK employees want to be more environmentally friendly there aren't enough facilities and opportunities to enable workers to help the environment. Green Office Week 2009...
  • Blog Post: BBC small business recession tracker October update

    The October update on tracking small businesses through the recession is up on the BBC website today. "A solid month" seems to be the overall feeling, with all the retail firms reporting a rise in sales. Here are a few snippets from the report - there are some very positive indicators. David Groocock...