Entries by Augusta Moses

What’s New This September?

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SPARK celebrates with Dr Gary Lavan, director of new start-up company ‘Your Psychology Ltd’ as he launches his new book, ‘Managing Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom’. Dr Lavan is a Chartered Educational Psychologist, who in his new book, provides a framework for teachers and SENCO’s working with children with challenging behaviours. The book offers a […]

The pursuit of start-ups: Entrepreneurship is the key to happiness

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The Danish tops the chart once again for being the third happiest nation in the world. Author Meik Wiking, founder and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen reveals that one of the keys to happiness is to be your own boss. In his new book ‘The little book of Lykke’ Wiking confirms the […]

SPARK features in Wolverhampton West

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CATAPULT YOUR START-UP TO THE STARS SPARK has been featured in Wolverhampton West Magazine, see excerpts from the article below. “Are you on the brink of launching a great business idea? Or do you have a business plan and getting up and running is becoming hard? Whether it’s the initial capital investment to build your […]

How to survive the winter – analyse your marketing campaign

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The fast approaching winter, for many means business slow down. A winter storm could mean ice on the roads, which means getting to the office or to that important meeting would be difficult. Employees calling in sick, and owners relegated to the bedroom too overpowered by a common cold become a stumbling block to productivity […]

Is your small business safe from cybercrime?

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Cybercrime experts have convened and reached the opinion that small businesses are as much a target of cybercrime as large organisations. This year hospitals and GP surgeries in England and Scotland suffered the worst cyber-attack in history. At least 16 health service organisations were hit by hackers demanding a ransom in order for them to […]

Young people hold the key to your business growth

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According to the Office of National Statistics there are currently over 800,000 young people (aged 16-24) not in Education, employment or training (NEETS). This figure is a decrease compared to the last 5 years. Earlier this year the BBC education correspondent, Sean Coughlan, asserted that there are fewer NEETS this year because schools are increasing […]

What start-ups want from the ‘City of Opportunity’

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Wolverhampton has been attracting the attention of foreign investment recently. According to Express and Star, work is currently under way on the i54 for the new location of engineering firm Tentec. This investment is set to grow Wolverhampton’s business landscape exponentially, as the new development will create new jobs, and attract other investors as the […]

What entrepreneurs can learn from IAFF World Athletics Championships

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Mo Farah did it again, winning gold in the 10,000m race at this weekend’s IAAF World Athletics Championship, held in London. Mo ran the race of his career defending his world titles, with Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei closely on his tail. There were however disappointing finishes from other Team GB athletes, who missed their moment on […]

What’s New This August?

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 PRINT 6 SUPPORTS BBC NICK KNOWLES DIY SOS BIG BUILD BBC DIY SOS programme arrived in West Bromwich last week, to help a family devastated by the death of a young mother. DIY SOS team started a campaign on social media calling for local businesses in the community to volunteer their time, services and materials. […]