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Starting a business under lockdown.

This week, we chatted to Alex Evans from Aluminaire Marketing about the suprising rewards of starting a business under lockdown. 2020 has been an unprecedented and chaotic year so far, but the sudden uncertainty of my future massively motivated me to get working on it. COVID-19 close my university in March, cancelled multiple career opportunities…

5 steps for dealing with competition.

‘Competition’ might just be the scariest word in the entire business vocabulary, but there are some steps you can take to deal with it. 1. Accept the fact that competition exists When you’re first starting out, its very easy to fall into the trap of thinking that your idea is so original and so unique…

The hard work and rewards of being in business

This week, we chatted to Dr Theresa Simpkin. Terri is an associate Professor at the University of Nottingham and owner of Mischief Business Engineering. I’m currently an Associate Professor and Director, Senior Leadership Degree Apprenticeship – EMBA at the University of Nottingham but I also have my own small company called Mischief Business Engineering. I…