How to stand out from the Crowd

April 15, 2014
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Crowdfunding has become very fashionable as a way of providing financing for small companies. The Crowd on sites such as Crowdcube can be a slightly more forgiving audience than Banks or even Angels. The Crowd will support the right kind of venture even it is pre-revenue, and whilst Crowdfunding sites increasingly demand rigorous information from companies seeking funding, the demands...

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How to handle requests for “flexible working applications”… advice for Businesses & SMEs

April 1, 2014

Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, employees have a right to apply for different and more flexible working hours as long as they meet certain criteria. Certain procedures must be followed by both employee and employer and those reading would be advised to familiarise themselves with these prior to undertaking any such application. In my experience, all too often employers treat these applications mechanically. The...

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