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October’s Entrepreneurial Spirit winners… Vivien and Howard Wong!

Each month we celebrate a member of the GBEA community who has shown incredible entrepreneurial spirit. For their efforts, they’ll receive bottles of classic Double Cask and Victoriana single malt Scotch whiskies, courtesy of our partners, Glen Scotia Single Malt Whisky. And we’re delighted to announce that October’s winners are Vivien and Howard Wong, co-founders …

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Too thrilled about the skilled?: Balancing skills vs personality when hiring

92% of businesses say they’ve experienced skill shortages, with things only projected to get worse. While this is great news for the skilled individual seeking work, who is now in high demand, it’s not such good news for businesses, especially those just starting out. As if that wasn’t enough to worry about, considering an individual’s …

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Starling Portrait Series – Cobra Music Studios: An impressive pandemic performance

More often than not, business is about looking at how things have been done before and having the courage and imagination to reinvent the rules. That’s what Anne Boden did when she created Starling Bank, a digital bank for personal and business current accounts. Starling was born out of her determination to give customers control …

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Social Enterprises: Standing out when everyone wants to do good

Is the fight against pollution becoming convoluted? Is everyone too concerned about being concerned? Socially conscious businesses have seen a huge surge, with the pandemic also playing no small part in the increase of consumers who are careful where their purchases are coming from alongside businesses keeping a close eye on their products to ensure …

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