Is Selling Your Pension to Bankroll Your Start-up a Good Idea?


Retirement dreams are usually filled with soft slippers, bags of free time and absolutely no chance of setting foot in the office ever again – unless you are an entrepreneur. However, you earn your living, planning to launch a new start-up enterprise can be daunting. Whether you are struggling to pull together the funds to […]

Planning a Product Launch: Your ‘How To’ Guide to Success

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You can have the best idea in the world, with the potential to become extremely successful and earn billions of pounds, but without a strong product launch, you’re not guaranteed to have any success. Approximately 75% of consumer packaged goods and retail products do not even reach a £4.5 million profit in their first year. […]

Can Start-ups Compete in the Engineering Sector?


Engineering is typically seen as a very attractive sector to get into. While it has suffered some negative impacts as a result of the recent economic troubles, these have been no more significant than any other industry. In some ways it has fared more favorably as economies have invested in infrastructure projects as a means […]

Building an App For Your Start-up – The Basics

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When you are in the process of setting up a new enterprise, building a mobile business App might not be high on your list of priorities. However, it would be wrong to ignore the potential sales such devices can generate. In fact, many successful entrepreneurs would argue that, without them, your business would find it […]

How Much Money Do You Need to Start a Business?

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Some people think that you need hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions, to start a business. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. Here are a few businesses I have started, and others have started, for less than $1,000. Blogging or Freelance Business The owner of this site and I recently spent […]