Entries by Augusta Moses

Coding activity day set to inspire students in Wolverhampton.

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  The event is being held by the National Careers Service Inspiration Agenda, an initiative that helps broker relationships between schools, colleges and employers to help bring the world of work alive for young people. All workshops are designed by the School of Coding, a local company that works together with schools and universities across […]

What’s New This October?

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No Ordinary October! This season, SPARK entrepreneurs beguile us with some wickedly tantalising tricks and treats. TRICKS – Gaming and Coding fun ATMOS VR director Kevin Blair, launches Dark Realities. Dark Realities present interactive multiplayer challenges based in virtual reality but played out in real life. Each experience uses the very latest in VR technology, allowing participants […]

The ‘start-up’ Formula for Success

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The Malaysian Grand Prix is the 15th race on the Formula One calendar this year, and the sport’s biggest name Lewis Hamilton has kept his spot as the championship lead and remains on track for a world title win this year. Hamilton’s career has so far been mentored by his father, Anthony Hamilton, former boss […]

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 […]