start up

MONDAYS FREE TIP FROM Stephen Fear

Welcome to this week’s Monday Tip for entrepreneurs! Startups are an important function of business activity. It’s important to remember that all businesses were startups once!! Famous names like Google, Apple, Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Harrods, Bloomingdales & Hilton were once the brainchild of an entrepreneur just like you…

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Entrepreneurs – Don’t Be Railroaded By A Coach!

It used to be said when waiting ages for a bus “don’t worry, three will come along in a minute” that observation might well apply to so called business coaches today! I have nothing against business coaches providing they are suitably qualified, which sadly, many, if not most, are not.…

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Write the Theme Tune, Sing the Theme Tune

Whenever you start a new business venture, it is very often all hands to the pump in order to get the thing to fly and this takes an enormous amount of effort and ingenuity in order for the business to be successful. Often it is vastly underestimated the sheer number…

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Open all hours? Stephen Fear on business continuity

Thinking about how quickly you could get your business up and running again after a major disruption – flood, cyber attack, fire – isn’t just another box to tick. In the event of disaster, is your recovery up to scratch? We ask the British Library’s entrepreneur in residence, Stephen Fear,…

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