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12 Ways For A Small Business To Beat Tesco

April 23rd, 2007 » Comments (4)

Local businesses throughout the UK are struggling to survive as Tesco moves into their towns, but it doesn’t have to be the case, hardworking entrepreneurial small business can compete with Tesco and thrive. Here’s 12 ways to take on Tesco. Offer better service – ok just about every book, magazine or pundit will tell you […]



Tesco Stole My Lunch!

April 22nd, 2007 » Comments (2)

“Tesco is evil” seems the be a rallying cry through Britain at the moment. Either in the spate of recent anti Tesco television programs or on various blogs and websites all complaining that Tesco is a virtual monopoly that forces lower prices on it’s suppliers and is killing local shops by under cutting them. Not […]



Flat Daddies

April 22nd, 2007 » Comments (0)

Flat Daddies is a service in the USA that provides full-size printed posters of parents who are serving overseas in the military. It’s an idea I came across while reading Guy Kawasaki’s blog and it immediately struck a cord with me, as although my farther was not in the military he did at times work […]



Badger Or Bust – New Sky TV Show

April 21st, 2007 » Comments (0)

Ruth Badger, runner up of series two of The Apprentice UK is to front a new show on Sky One. She won her place in viewers hearts as a feisty, straight talking sales whiz in The Apprentice and then acted as judge/mentor on Sky One’s The Big Idea. BADGER OR BUST is a new six-part […]



Just Give It Away!

April 20th, 2007 » Comments (0)

I saw on Springwise that a Japanese company is offering university students free photocopies. They intend to recover their costs by printing ads on the back of the copy paper, which is slightly thicker than normal to prevent ads from shining through. For roughly £1,680 advertisers can have their message printed on 10,000 sheets of […]



Solar Powered Cars

April 19th, 2007 » Comments (0)

Solar powered cars are cool, they epitomise what a high tech vehicle should look like: Ok so it’s unlikely that we’ll be able to totally power a family car from solar energy in the short term but we could be using solar energy to solve a problem with modern cars. However projects like the Automotive […]



Classic And Kit Car Hire

April 19th, 2007 » Comments (0)

As well as my love of fast cars and driving experience days, I love classic cars and I own a lovely 1979 MG Midget (below) and I’ve taken part in the excellent Medip Tour classic car run for the last few years. However like most car owners I’m always keen to try new (different) cars, […]



Business Ideas You Can Start For Under £200 – Roundup

April 19th, 2007 » Comments (0)

This is a roundup of my series of business ideas for anyone wanting to start a business on a budget of £200 or less. The series was inspired by the third episode of the current series of The Apprentice on BBC. The posts were: Start A Web Design Business For Under £200 Start A Vacuum […]



Start A Web Design Business For Under £200

April 18th, 2007 » Comments (0)

This is the last post in a series of seven inspired by the third episode of the current series of The Apprentice on BBC. These business ideas are aimed at anyone wanting to start a business on a budget of £200 or less. Having run a web design business that serviced businesses from one man […]



Are You Dressed For Success – Do You Know What Not To Wear?

April 18th, 2007 » Comments (0)

The BBC is currently looking for people who are looking for a promotion at work / entrepreneurs staring their own business to be on What Not To Wear. visit their site to find out how to apply. It’s a chance to get your business on TV and first impressions do count in business so it […]