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How an increase of people taking part in bingo has affected the economy

The British gambling industry continues to contribute over £2.3 billion a year towards the United Kingdom's GDP.

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Infographic: here's what the future of payments will look like

Career mapping and plans for progression may be tools for retaining talent at senior levels, irrespective of gender.

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How to attract and retain women in senior roles

Quotas, positive discrimination or female-only sections may hinder the march towards equality in business, according to experts at the top of their industry

What help can small businesses get from the government?

The government is often talking about how it wants to help small business: but the good news is there are practical ways it is offering its support to SMEs

Exit success: Paul Taberner

Exit success: Paul Taberner

The mid-life quandary for entrepreneurs – and how to resolve it

Should you sell up now while the going is good or wait until retirement? Paul Taberner, Investment Director at Enterprise Ventures, suggests another option

How to choose the right location for your new business

Semyon Dovzhik, founder of Company Address, explores the importance of business location and how to choose the right address for your company. Company Address is a leading provider of mail forwarding and virtual address services.

Fintech: Can you make your fortune in the young sector?

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This article, written in conjunction with Creddy, looks at the way the business can power sales

Jim Hart decided to solve a business problem by starting a new firm

Jim Hart decided to solve a business problem by starting a new firm

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Europlus Direct and Jim Hart's investment in native speaking salespeople has led to export success and growth of revenues to £8 million. It's a move which Hart believes is his best ever, and has also led to the founding of a company supplying recruitment and translation services.

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BREAKING: Margot James appointed small business minister

Margot James bring decades of entrepreneurial experience to her role as minister for small business, consumers and corporate responsibility in PM Theresa May's new cabinet 

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Traditionally, empathy didn’t really have a place in business. The pursuit of profits was paramount, with the office of the past an environment where compassion and an understanding point of view had no place. However, times have changed, writes Nick Peart, marketing director EMEA at Zendesk

Comment & Analysis

Where could we get our seasonal workforce from post Brexit?

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Research

Directors' Pay on AIM 2016

The annual Directors’ Pay on AIM report is the most comprehensive review of directors’ remuneration on AIM available. It’s ideal for benchmarking your team’s salary, that of your organisation and even your own salary.