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The New Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims – Part Two

In our News Roundup a couple of weeks ago we reported on the new Pre-Action Protocol for debt claims that came into force on 1st October 2017 and promised to write about this in more details which we began last week in Part One.  Last week we covered what creditors need to do in order to comply with the new Protocol so today we’re taking a look at what debtors will have to do in order to avoid mat

Top Ten Tips for "Oldepreneurs"

Last week we took a look at a phenomenon that’s on the increase in the UK business world, the rise of the olderpreneur, people approaching retirement age who are choosing to launch their own businesses.  We discovered that the over-65s are Britain’s fastest growing group of new business owners and that the proportion of older business owners in the past ten years has increased by 140%, a figure not to be sneezed at.  Indeed, businesses started by people over the age of 50 have a 70% chance

SME Owners – How To Engage with Generation X

If you’re a small to medium enterprise (SME) owner here in the UK, chances are you’re already familiar with the importance of an online presence.  Indeed, you may do most of your business through your website instead of a traditional bricks and mortar outlet.  We’re all aware that 21st Century businesses need a website and effective online visibility in order to compete on a level playing field but with all your competitors online too, staying ahead of the game is essential.  Today we’re going to take a look at the shopping habits of Generation X, those who were born after the “B

“Olderpreneurs” are Building Business In Britain

There’s a new term being bandied about by the business news websites at the moment – the “olderpreneur” – Britain’s fastest growing group of new business owners who are over-65s!  Research reveals that in the past ten years the proportion of older business owners has increased by a massive 140% as a growing number of workers approaching retirement age decide to start their own business.  This compares with an increase in 25 – 34 year olds launching a business increasing by just 23%.  Mature entrepreneurs are having a major impact on the UK economy with their start-ups making a contribution

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