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Failure-avoidance is bad for business. Treat yourself to some failure

Oct 04, 2018

Failure-avoidance is hardwired into many of us. We’re pushed hard towards implacable goals at a young age. “If you fail your exams, the rest of your life will be ruined” is the implicit message many of us received over and over again during our...

Human capital and management skills crucial to business sustainability

Sep 20, 2018

In the past, it’s been common for governments and investors to pour most of their focus into generating new businesses. ‘Flavour of the month’ start-ups launch into a wave of cheers, support and investment...and then, a year or so down the line, they...

‘Mentoring for Growth’ programme launched by the London Growth Hub

Sep 06, 2018

The London Growth Hub (LGH) is seeking applicants for its ‘Mentoring For Growth’ programme. The idea is to select the capital’s most promising SMEs and pair them with some of the best and brightest of British business. Mentors have already been drawn...

Share your views - let London know what’s holding you back!

Aug 23, 2018

While the UK (and London in particular!) isn’t bad at starting new businesses, it’s still sadly the case that the majority of small businesses and startups fail to break through to the next level of growth. For one reason or another, promising ideas...

Help Skills For Londoners solve business skills challenges

Aug 23, 2018

Do you have a good working knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing modern small businesses in London? Could you help strengthen the Mayor’s vision for London with an experienced and confident take on skills, employment, and business...