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Female business owner In carpentry workshop making call on mobile phone

How to grow a business

Rachel and Ross, Directors of Ouma

How to retain employees: a case study

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Wondering how to get a small business loan? 5 tips for applying

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The importance of ESG in business

Jenny Tooth and Helen Oldham

Addressing the lack of female business angels in Wales

Property developers designing, planning, measuring layout of building blueprints in construction site

How to finance property development

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4 ways to make your supply chain sustainable

Aerial view of green trees in forest

A guide to becoming a net zero business

lightbulbs

Why is sustainability important in business?

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11 tips for improving business cash flow

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General advice for raising equity finance

businesswomen at table

What is succession planning?

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How to value a tech start-up

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How to create a great pitch deck

business angel in meeting

Why become an angel investor?

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International Women’s Day: a guest article from entrepreneur Paris Oomadath

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What is private equity finance and how does it work?

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Trading with the European Union post-Brexit

equity vs debt

What is the difference between equity and debt?

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What is venture capital and how does it work?

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How to protect your business from scams

businesswoman on phone

What is business funding?

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What is equity finance and how does it work?

4 tips

Hosting a successful virtual event: four tips

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Talking money, the importance of good financial management

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Help and advice, free from Business Wales

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Five benefits of appointing a non-executive director

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7 tips to help improve your virtual network

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Marketing your business in the new normal

5 steps

5 steps to building a great management team

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Reopening your business after lockdown

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5 tips for managing a remote team

eis and seis

The benefits of EIS and SEIS: Q&A with angel investor Patrick Nash

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The benefits of syndication: in conversation with experienced angel investor, Nelson Gray

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Are business plans really necessary these days?

sweat equity

Don’t ‘sweat’ the equity – avoiding costly mistakes for start-ups

management team discussing mbo

How to finance your management buyout

business consultant

Should you use a business consultant?

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Mezzanine Finance - A Guide

angel investor

What is an angel investor?

business mentor

Does your business need a mentor?

Investor ready checklist

What it really means to be investor ready

intellectual property

Intellectual Property: a guide for start-ups

entrepreneur pitching

Pitching to investors – what you need to know

investor looking at business document

What do investors look for in a tech start-up?

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How to set up a business in 4 simple steps

online safety business

A guide to online safety for your business

KPI

An introduction to Key Performance Indicators for your business

employee retention

A guide to employee retention

asset finance

How to use asset finance to grow your business

business bookkeeping

How to keep your own books

business plan

How to write a business plan

business sale transaction

How to buy or sell a business

management accounts

The importance of management accounts

funding options

How to finance your business: a guide to the funding options

questions on equity finance

Growing your business with equity finance: 5 questions to ask yourself

cyber security

Cyber security tips for your small business

online cyber security

What can businesses do to enhance their online security?

raising investment

Looking to raise investment?

succession

Should every business have a succession plan?

buy out

The ‘art of the possible’

How to value a business?

How do you value an established business?

What can a £100k business loan do for you?

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Getting ready to enter the den: Pitching tips for tech start-ups

What can you do with a £10k business loan?

Buying new kit for your business

Seven steps for starting your own business

Opening a shop

Opening a new shop – what to remember

The secret of growing your business? Remember these three simple tips!

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Do you know your company's cash-flow?