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Business Start Up Element 5 – Plan the Budget

December 1, 2016
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Effective budgeting and forecasting are essential to the success of your business start up. You’ll need to know how to produce key financial records and statements in order to gain initial investment for your venture, this can be difficult without any[...]
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Your Start Up Journey – Plan the Business Operations

November 22, 2016
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You’ve established that there is a need for your product or service and have used the marketing mix to develop a positioning strategy. Now that your start up business idea is concrete and ready to go, you need to understand the legalities. Abiding by[...]
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Business Start Up Element 3 – Planning the Marketing Approach

November 16, 2016
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You’ve built and refined your business start up idea and turned it into a unique and exciting product that your target audience needs. In Element 3 you will use the marketing mix to develop a positioning strategy and begin to generate a loyal customer[...]
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Black Friday – Everything that you Need to Know

November 15, 2016
Black Friday - Everything that you need to know

In the UK, we’ve long been adopting American traditions. School prom nights, Halloween and most recently Thanksgiving, but nothing causes quite the same level of hysteria as Black Friday. In a recent article for the Retail Shop Fitting and Display Summit,[...]
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Continue Your Business Start Up Journey – Building the Business Idea

November 9, 2016
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You are now fully equipped with the knowledge that you need to begin your entrepreneurial journey, and should turn your attention to building your business start up idea. Consider who will buy your product or service, gain valuable feedback from your[...]
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Begin Your Business Start Up Journey with Stonebridge

November 3, 2016
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Setting up a new business requires specific skills and attributes in order to grow a start up from an initial idea to a successful business. There are six key elements to starting a new business, each one as important as the next in ensuring the continued[...]
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How to start a degree in psychology and sociology

November 2, 2016
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Social science is a field of study that focuses on society and relationships between people. It’s broken down into topics including economics, human geography, psychology and sociology. Understanding how communities are built, and how different[...]
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How do you get a job as a science teacher?

October 27, 2016
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Why become a science teacher? The internet has made science far more accessible. We can get answers to our questions instantly. With so much information about subjects like space exploration at our fingertips, it’s easy to forget just how much[...]
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Everything you need to know about 19+ Advanced Learner Loans

October 19, 2016
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The affordable way to study You’ve probably heard about loans for university students, but did you know that financial support is also available for distance learners? 19+ Advanced Learner Loans give you the opportunity to work towards a qualification,[...]
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Get your dream job and a career boost with our interview tips

October 19, 2016
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Where did it all begin? The job interview as we know it was the creation of businessman and inventor Thomas Edison, in 1921. Determined to weed out unsuitable candidates, he put together 146 questions in a famously difficult written test. The questions[...]
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