Researching will help you make the right decisions for your company. Read our blog to find out why… … More The Benefits of Research
You have passion, you have an idea, and you want to make it a reality, but what do you do next? … More How to Turn Your Passion Into a Reality
Robert from Safe Soil UK shares lessons he has learned to help make a successful business … More Growing a Successful Business
Jurga from Guildhawk shares some insights into what can help your business venture be successful. … More New Year – New Business Opportunities!
James tells us how building your brand and staying consistent resulted in his successful business. … More Does your business have teeth?
Kicking off our Small Business Saturday series, Richard tells us how persistence, drive and tenacity were integral to helping him build his business, with the help of City Business Library. … More Kicking off Small Business Saturday with Okappy
Author Amanda Patterson, Business Research officer – City Business Library This series of articles will explore the experience of Black Founders in London, from their initial experiences and exposures to business life in London, how London is growing and changing around them and how Black owned businesses are naturally contributing to building equal opportunities in … More Abdul
Author: Amanda Patterson, CBL Business Research Support Officer Barbara is my neighbour, we’re very lucky to live in a picturesque mews not far from Hackney Central. Over the last year we’ve sparked a friendship over our mutual appreciation of all things beautiful: food, flowers, cities and clothes. I’ve sat down with Barbara, 2 meters away, … More A State of Nature by Barbara Fidler
Everything you need to consider when starting a business. … More 3 Key Success Factors for Getting Started
Author: Esther Greenwood City Business Library, Business Librarian/Advisor FRANCHISE (Noun) An authorization granted by a government or company to an individual or group enabling them to carry out specified commercial activities, for example acting as an agent for a company’s products. For some people, franchising can be an attractive way of starting their own business … More Franchising
Why… Let’s face it, carrying out research can seem an arduous task especially when you really just want to start your business. But… it is one of those things that if you can put in the time and energy at this point then you will reap the rewards, and it will mean you can start … More Why research your industry/market sector?
With all the start-up business support available for entrepreneurs, I’m surprised how much ‘business’ there actually is in advising people the steps necessary to start a business. It’s a question I get posed a lot of times – I’ve got an idea but I don’t know what to do next. There were over 600,000 … More How to start a business in five easy steps