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Partner Content: Don’t Get Caught Out

We untangle what ‘risk’ is across a series of short films focusing on why risk matters and how you can make sure your business doesn’t get caught out. In association with Hiscox…

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  • How to get a government start up loan

    More than £260m in government loans has been granted to small businesses since 2012. But many founders are intimidated by the application process. What do the founders of Pip and Nut, City Pantry and Electric Star Pubs have in common?… Read More

  • Specialise or shut up shop: the newsagent’s dilemma

    Independent newsagents have been squeezed by high street supermarkets and the declining circulations of mass-appeal magazines. We spoke to one which has thrived by getting closer to niche titles. Sandeep Shreeji is a rarity among newsagents. And not just because… Read More

  • Green architecture in Vietnam

    One man’s manifesto for building Hanoi out of traditional designs and natural materials. V-Architecture founder Ngoc Luong Le has been fascinated by Vietnam’s classical buildings of bamboo and local brick since his teens, when he spent summers in the mountain… Read More

  • Calling for crowd control

    The two dominant equity crowdfunding platforms, Seedrs and Crowdcube, are under pressure to iron out their wrinkles and generate more wins for investors. Allowing startups to raise money over the internet in exchange for shares in their company was always… Read More

  • ‘To do anything well is a struggle’: Simon Mottram, founder of Rapha

    In 2004, Simon Mottram unleashed an audacious plan to put his startup, Rapha, at the centre of road cycling. Now the world’s biggest luxury group wants to buy it. Of the four ‘company values’ at Rapha, number three is a… Read More


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