March 2016
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Kiki Loizou – It’s Time for Crowdfunding Platforms to Go Large, or Go Home

It’s all been very exciting so far, hasn’t it? Just six years after crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending really took off, the UK Crowdfunding Association is home to more than 40 platforms specialising in everything from equity and rewards-based crowdfunding, to…
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Spring is in the Air, but is the Outlook as Sunny for Government-Backed Business Funding?

The Easter Bank Holiday is finally upon us, which means our 40 days of abstinence will be undone in a four-day weekend! At this time of year, everyone usually has a bit of a spring in their step, knowing that…
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Crowfinders Live 2016: The Science of Crowdfunding Agenda

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2016 Spring Budget – A Budget for Business… but Not for All of Them

What a week. Well really what a Wednesday. George Osborne delivered his much-anticipated eighth Budget as Chancellor. If you have a sweet tooth, the sugar tax will have left a rather bitter taste in your mouth. But at least small…
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Business Productivity – It’s No Laughing Matter

“When people say to me: would you rather be thought of as a funny man or a great boss? My answer’s always the same: to me, they’re not mutually exclusive.” So said everyone’s favourite fictional boss, David Brent. Now, it…
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The EU Debate – Should We Stay or Should We Go?

We might be months away from an EU referendum, but the in or out debate rages on, as we ponder what a Brexit could mean for the UK. Will our cross-Channel holidays get more expensive; what about our phone bills…
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