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Keep Your Head up and Focus on the Results You Want
International Business Development and Communications Specialists; Norma Foster and Claire Snowdon provide 6 tips on how to think and plan more strategically.
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Working from home? It’s Time to Power up your Productivity!
As England moves into another lockdown, it looks like we will be working from home for the foreseeable. Time management specialist and best-selling author Kate Christie shares her top tips to power up your productivity when working from home.
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Evaluating new Business Locations
Founder & Managing Director at Catalina Consulting, Karena Vaughan shares tips on how to best evaluate new business locations.
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Effective Practices for Sustaining Physical & Emotional Wellbeing
Founder of Mind Clear, Chris Baker, shares ten practices that can be useful for sustaining physical and emotional wellbeing on a day to day basis.
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Effective Practices for Sustaining Mental Wellbeing
In the current times of radical change and uncertainty, it is natural for the mind to become overactive and turbulent.
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How can you use Social Media to help grow, engage and ultimately sell to your audience?
As more and more businesses learn to use online marketing to help build their digital presence, it is important to think about your business’s social media growth strategy.
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Don’t be lost for words in International Markets
Directors & Founders of the No Fuss Group Ltd, Claire Snowdon and Norma Foster provide their tips for customers to change their behaviour and adapt to the rapid shift to digital environments and take the next step to internationalisation.
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Growth Opportunities in the UK Market
Founder & Managing Director at Catalina Consulting, Karena Vaughan explains that despite the current pandemic there are still growth opportunities for SMEs in the UK and shares her insight.
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Calling out to all ambitious female entrepreneurs – Women in Innovation Awards 2020/21
Do you have a ground breaking innovative idea to launch a new product or service that can impact on pressing societal, environmental and/or economic challenges?
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Top Tips from Business Advisers – Abrar
Business Advisers from the Enterprise Europe Network share valuable top tips to help SMEs with their growth journey.
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A.I. Technology meets innovation with Radius Tech
At Newable, we love supporting innovative businesses, our Innovation team provide fully funded business and innovation support to help ambitious companies get to the next level.
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Pitching for Investment Workshop Highlights
At Newable, we are passionate about the potential of female entrepreneurs and female led businesses to benefit everyone in the country through the positive economic impact they generate.
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Quick Guide to Securing Early Stage Equity Investment
The world of business and commerce is changing rapidly, advances in science and technology are converging to create truly disruptive companies. Newable has been supporting small business and entrepreneurs for almost 40 years.
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The Hidden Secret in Sales
International sales speaker and best-selling author Tony Morris shares his secret about sales.
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Mind Your International Business Development
Managing Directors of No Fuss Group, Claire Snowden and Norma Foster share their top tips on how to scale up your business during this uncertain period.
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International Marketing Essentials in Times of Change
Directors & Founders of the No Fuss Group Ltd, Norma Foster and Claire Snowdon, have created a top level International Marketing Essentials checklist that aims to help businesses review and understand where they are at the moment.
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Data protection challenges as SMEs unlock
Antonio Fletcher, Partner at Brachers LLP provides some insight and tips on what you need to prepare for when re-opening your business post lock-down.
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How professional do you appear to your client when you are on screen?
As more and more workplaces transition to being remote, meetings are moving entirely online. Public Speaking Expert and Author of ‘Speaker Performance’, Ges Ray provides tips on how ensure you are showing your best self when on a video call.
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8 Key steps to achieving digital transformation during COVID-19
Our world is being reshaped by digital technology and many SMEs are experiencing large-scale change to capitalise on the benefits and opportunities to stay ahead of the competition.
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Cyber Security – Protect Your Website
National Cyber Lead for the Police Digital Security Centre, Neil Sinclair explains what you need to consider to ensure your business's website is secure.
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‘Busy’ is no longer an excuse
Covid-19 may have disrupted business life as we know it, but it also provides a chance to rethink the way you work. Time management specialist & consultant and best-selling author Kate Christie provides five steps to improve the way you work.
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Are you wondering what to post on your Social media profiles in these uncertain times?
International Social Media Speaker, Trainer and Consultant, Zoe Cairns shares tips on how to best utilise social media platforms as a business during these times.
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Saying you are open is just the start.
Andrew Griffith, Entrepreneurial Futurist, International Bestselling Author & Global Speaker provides tips on how to prepare your business for post lock-down.
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Are the customers we left the same as the customers that we hope will come back?
Entrepreneurial Futurist, International Bestselling Author & Global Speaker, Andrew Griffith explains the potential change in consumer mindset post Covid19.
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GDPR & working from home
National Cyber Lead for the Police Digital Security Centre, Neil Sinclair explores GDPR in relation to the new way of working.
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Furlough Scheme Updates
Liz Beck founder of Aspiring HR, updates on changes coming to the Furlough scheme and how this can potentially impact you and your employees.
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Managing our own COVID-19 hangover.
Andrew Griffiths, Entrepreneurial Futurist, International Bestselling Author & Global Speaker explains what a Covid-19 hangover is and how to manage the impact it has.
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Not Quite Business as Usual – How to Maintain Productivity during COVID-19
The workplace landscape is changing quickly in response to COVID-19 with many businesses proactively taking precautions such as directing people to work from home. Time management specialist and consultant Kate Christie shares 7 productivity tips.
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How to become a subject matter expert using LinkedIn in 12 weeks
Digital Strategy & Transformation Consultant, Roger Jones of Actionable Insights shares tips and know-how to improve engagement, lead and sales generation using 4 functions within LinkedIn.
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Pivot your business in a crisis
Every business will have to re-examine its vision, strategy, direction and plans in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Cash is still King
Almost half of UK firms expect to run out of money within six months.
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Tips and advice on how to sustain your business
The London Growth Hub provides business advice, support, training, webinars events, and resources for micro, small and medium sized businesses in London.
Lockdown Marketing Tips
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Lockdown Marketing Hints & Tips
The UK has been in lockdown for over 5 weeks now and unfortunately the end is not quite yet in sight. For a lot of businesses this means more time in survival mode which is not ideal.
Agile Working
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Agile working
Agile working - broadly refers to the effective use of space, time and resources externally or within the work environment, and the ability to work from anywhere, at any time.
Cyber Security
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The Changing Face of Deepfake and Other Threats to Cyber Security
It’s a wet, grey, and gloomy afternoon, and as I briefly peer out of the window glad to be in the warmth and shelter of Newable HQ, dreading my journey back home, I check my inbox for the umpteenth time to see what’s new.
Translating Brexit for Businesses Webinar Series
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Translating Brexit for Businesses
Newable is presenting a series of practical webinars in partnership with LawBite designed to help businesses working at the heart of the economy navigate the Brexit maze and make sure they are prepared to thrive.
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Get your business connected with Newable Connect
Newable Connect is a great platform to unlock opportunities with potential partners and tap into leading advice on building, growing and scaling your business with our team of advisers.
The Industry and Parliament Trust Dinner - Chris Manson
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Chris Manson addresses parliamentarians about support for UK SMEs
The Industry and Parliament Trust hosted a Dinner at the House of Commons to discuss how UK SMEs might receive more purposeful support to help improve productivity.
America Made Easy - Justin Webb
America Made Easy
America Made Easy launch event with Justin Webb
Newable hosted a launch event for America Made Easy with guest speaker Justin Webb, who discussed business opportunities for UK businesses in the United States and how to take advantage of them.
BBC News - Nick Wright Newable
America Made Easy
Newable makes BBC News
Donald Trump's state visit to the UK made the headlines for a number of reasons. One of them was talk about a significant trade deal between the US and the UK following Brexit.
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Tapping into overseas opportunities
In the words of Napoleon Hill “every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit”.
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Award winning exporters
Stephen Jones, one of our International Trade Advisers, started working with Wren Laboratories in 2016. He has helped them grow their exports to over £2m pounds this year and win a prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in international trade.
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February Fashion Focus 2019.
Award winners, newbies and veteran fashion houses alike are preparing to unleash their most alluring SS19 collections to the world as we speak.
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Smarter High Streets – When Opportunity Knocks.
Year on year, figures are rising, culminating in the closure of what were once much loved brands such as; Toys R Us, Maplin, Carpetright, Prezzo and Poundland to name a few, and the knock-on impact of diminishing local high streets.
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5 Steps for Goal Setting Success.
Why setting goals is crucial to success
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Chris Manson outlines the challenges and rewards that come with exporting to China.
Chris's article follows a recent breakfast briefing Newable hosted with the CBI for business leaders.
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Exporting to China: A new era of opportunity?
China may seem far away, but it is never far from the business headlines. 
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Five, fun, festive marketing ideas for Christmas
Yes, it is that time of year again, when those of us that celebrate, start to think about the all-important festive holiday season.
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National Mentoring Day
Newable mentors Carolene Thompson and Vivienne were invited to the House of Commons for a private event hosted by the CEO of National Mentoring Day, Chelsey Baker.
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The Benefits of International Trade
Successfully establishing a business that engages with, and has built a reputation among the local community is great.
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Made in Britain
For many consumers, ‘Brand Britain’ suggests craft, style and quality. For many British companies, having a ‘Made in Britain’ label is a significant part of their brand identity, helping them sell more products and export into overseas markets.
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Turning a cultural boundary into a launchpad
International expansion is exciting for anyone but it can also act a learning curve for your business. One misplaced word, hand gesture, or even inaction can deeply insult your overseas customer or partner.
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Too fast, too soon
When exporting for the first time, you have aspirations and goals for your business. However, what happens when your product or service takes like a duck to water in your new market?
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The road less travelled
When exporting, it’s always tempting to go for the bigger and more established markets, as these could provide much bigger, and presumably more profitable contracts.
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Newable launches new video series to support overseas trade
Newable has launched brand new video series to support trade overseas and companies with international ambitions.
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Make the most of Mentoring – 3 Top Tips
Newable Mentor Carolene Thompson gives us her 3 top tips on how to best utilise the mentoring that comes with a Newable business loan.
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Move aside Brexit, it’s time for Brexport
UK exports to the world rose by £26 billion – an increase of 4.4% compared to the same time last year, reaching £620.2bn.
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Spice up your marketing with seasonal content
As we draw ever closer to the end of what has been a tremendous summer season, seeing temperatures that have given even our continental cousins a run for their money.
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Trading well
Newable's International Trade Consultancy, the Export Engine, took the stage at the CBI's Annual MSB Conference recently.
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Beauty Basics – Starting and growing a business in beauty
In an age where looking and feeling good is big business, if your passion is helping others make the most of their personal appearance; here are a few simple steps to bear in mind for success in the beauty industry.
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Business Growth Checklist
Measuring company growth is necessary if you want to determine the success of any company, including your own. There are a number of ways in which you can measure the growth of a company, here are a few.