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Entrepreneurs

The Entrepreneurs archive offering advice and tips to help small businesses start and succeed in business.

Business Ideas & Planning

Top tips for creating a clear vision for your business

Business coach Tim Rylatt discusses why having a clear business vision matters and shares his top tips for creating one

Business Ideas & Planning

Nine mindset changes that will turn you from employee to entrepreneur

SME specialist business coach Tim Rylatt looks at what needs to happen for an employee to transition into a successful business owner

Blog

Who was the thriftiest dragon in this series of Dragons’ Den?

As another series of Dragons’ Den comes to an end, who splashed the most cash, and which dragon hoarded the most gold?

Blog

Dragons’ Den: Steven’s ultimatum, S19, Ep 14

Caffeine chews for energy, a moveable webcam and diverse Christmas fairies were the propositions thrown to our snarling dragons this week

Blog

Dragons’ Den – sharing is caring, S19, Ep 13

It was a family-themed show tonight, featuring… references to Las Vegas and an “immature” brand name

Running a Business

10 things to learn about business from Steven Bartlett

Dragon Steven Bartlett shares 10 insights into being an entrepreneur in a remarkably frank interview with footballer Alex Scott at today’s QuickBooks Connect virtual event

News

Who is Steven Bartlett, the Dragons’ Den dragon?

Steven Bartlett, the new dragon on Dragons' Den, started a social media business from his bedroom, aged 21. Today he is a multimillionaire entrepreneur, investor, author and podcast host

Series

8 Premier League footballers who’ve turned entrepreneur

These Premier League stars have swapped one goal for another, reinventing themselves as successful businessmen whether it’s foreign exchange, chemicals or pharmaceuticals

Opportunities

TikTok launches entrepreneur competition with £5,000 cash prize

TikTok has launched a competition for entrepreneurs with a package of prizes for the winner. Here's what you need to know and how to enter

The Start-Up Series

Why embracing scarcity is attractive for investment

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, explains why entrepreneur's embracing scarcity is attractive for investment

Financing

MarketFinance offers small business grants of £5,000 each

Small business owners have until December 31 to apply for first round of MarketFinance Business Booster Fund

News

One in 5 Brits want to go into business for themselves since lockdown

Nearly half of young people want to become entrepreneurs and set up their own small busincess, according to Direct Line survey

Partner content

4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

Partner content

It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

Partner content

Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

Partner content

How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience