March 15, 2020

There is no question that the current health emergency has the potential to totally destabilize the world of business. Airlines, hotels, cinemas, high street retailers and restaurants are already warning of imminent collapse and Richard Branson is appealing to the gove...

February 18, 2020

Backed by the UK government and some of the world’s biggest businesses, the Made Smarter North West programme is set to engage with 3,000 SME manufacturers based in the North West to boost productivity, companies involved in the project will get the chance to access ma...

February 11, 2020

Coast to Capital has a number of funding, grant and loan opportunities available to private sector and public sector organisations to support business growth in Croydon, East Surrey, Gatwick Diamond, Brighton & Hove, Lewes and West Sussex. This funding comes from our a...

January 20, 2020

Business is the governments tax collector and government is businesses funder of first resort.

Business hands over £165bn of PAYE, £156bn of VAT, excise duties of over £50bn. In total over £400bn annually.... But not immediately!

Some business taxes such as corporation t...

January 11, 2020

One of the most successful people that I know currently has a Warren Buffet quote as his Whats App header. Warren said that, " The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything."

Given that...

January 6, 2020

We spent Christmas in Cuba this year. It was a strange experience visiting the socialist paradise just days after Corbyn was so soundly beaten in the December election. Corbyn is well known for his admiration and solidarity with Cuba, reliant as it was on the USSR unti...

October 19, 2019

The Funding Nav Team are frankly less than excited about the prospect of spending two days this week at https://www.festivalofenterprise.co.uk/ held at the 70's monolith in the car park of West Midlands Airport referred to as the NEC.

We look forward to meeting all the...

July 5, 2019

Well done, you have come up with a truly disruptive idea, you have recruited a great team and have a deck to die for that has a hockey stick projection that points skyward and a really funny video influenced by Dollar Shave Club!

Your conceptual business is worth circa...

July 1, 2019

Brexit may not have happened as scheduled at the end of March but the Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa scheme was closed as scheduled. This had allowed economic migrants the opportunity of applying for British citizenship if they invested £200k in a UK venture and became invol...

June 30, 2019

Yelena Mizulina, a Russian MP sent an official report questioning the legality of introducing yoga into the prison system. She quoted Alexander Dvorkin, a prominent theologian who said that yoga could lead to uncontrolled sexual arousal of those taking part and homosex...

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