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Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
New webinar now live: Reflective Practices with Roxana ...
What have you learnt about yourself and your business during the lockdown? In this week's video, Enterprise Fellow Roxy Lawton explores how you can critically reflect on the past few months to ident...
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Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
New webinar now live: Resilience and Strategic Thinking...
  Are you true to your core purpose? Have you shared your vision with your team? Can you identify a market for new products? In this five-minute, practical session, Enterprise Fellow Claire Pattison...
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Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
Three Tools to Boost Creativity and Innovation with Dr ...
We're delighted to share with you a special session for SMEs recorded by Manchester Metropolitan University's Dr Mark Batey.  Dr Batey is a thinker and practitioner in creativity and innovation, com...
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Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
Getting Through and Getting On: Increase Your Marketing
Episode 4 of our small business support series is now available to watch online! In this 16-minute video, Neil Simpson, our Enterprise Training Officer, chats with Project Manager Chris Taylor and e...
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Richard Weilding
Love it or hate it, it seems we can’t do without it.
Whilst meandering through Tesco at the weekend I couldn’t help but feel there was a degree of triumphalism among certain shoppers as they returned from the far corner of the superstore, reunited with ...
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Richard Weilding
Jessie J Was Wrong – It is About the Money, Money, Mone...
I have been a football follower most of my life but nowadays get the feeling that the game I grew up with and loved has changed to such an extent that I no longer feel the same about it and doubt that...
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Richard Weilding
To Sleep Perchance to Dream or Will It Be Roll Over Bee...
News this week from RBS and Nat West has prompted two new banks to enter the marketplace. These banks have no branches and once engaged have no added charges as they provide no staff to support their ...
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Richard Weilding
In the Words of Julius Caesar – Brexit, Leg It, Do It
Having just returned from a trip to France and Belgium I have to report that all is well with us and Europe following the Referendum vote. I do believe that much of the sting has been taken out of thi...
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Richard Weilding
Home Thoughts From Abroad with Apologies to Robert Brow...
Having just returned from a short trip to New York, I once again found it baffling how the good people of the United States put up with a system that allows advertised prices to be readily and apparen...
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Alextra Accountants
Invoice Payment Terms – Top Seven Tips!
Small business cashflow depends on prompt payment. Researchers analysed over 12 million invoices to discover some revelations about getting paid on time. They also asked the small business community f...
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Richard Weilding
If You Don’t Know Whether Titus Andronicus is a Shakesp...
The end of this week marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and it is perhaps ironic that this commemoration of arguably the World’s greatest wordsmith should coincide with the result of t...
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Richard Weilding
Indian Summers, Panama Hats and the Carry On Spirit
It’s been a week when our focus has been directed away from these shores, with hard to swallow news from India on both our steel industry and our cricket teams –men and women. Current focus is on Pana...
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Richard Weilding
Shaggy had the right idea – It wasn’t me.
It has been an interesting few days for those business owners who may have thought that by virtue of what they do, they knew the meaning of the word ‘accountability’. It started last week with Maria S...
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Richard Weilding
Political Ambitions? – It’s Hair Today and Comb Tomorro...
I realised this week that my political ambitions are likely to remain confined to the soapbox that is the driver’s seat of my car, as I deliver my grandson on the school run, where he has no option bu...
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Alextra Accountants
When To Engage An Accountant
Accountants can help out at various stages during the growth of your business. They can handle much more than just your accounts, payroll and tax returns. So when should you consider engaging an accou...
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