Could you be a Future50 2019 business? Picture: Simon Finlay Photography. Copyright Simon Finlay 2017 The search is on for the brightest sparks on East Anglia’s business scene. Future 50 2019 sponsors. Picture: ArchantThe Future50 campaign has seen its former members turn from start-ups to multi-million pound businesses, and its partners are on the hunt for the next big thing.Applications are now open for businesses to apply to the Future50 2019 cohort.The Future50 project, which identifies and supports 50 businesses from across Norfolk and Suffolk, has launched its 2019 campaign. Future50 is looking for its next cohort. Picture: ANTONY KELLYMORE: Understand your spending style to make better buys, writes Chadwicks financial plannerOver the coming weeks, businesses of all sizes and types will be reviewed by a panel of judges until the final cut is revealed.From there, they will be offered access to exclusive events that will provide unique access to business innovators and … [Read more...] about Do you want to be a Future50 business? Applications are open
SYCAMORE – Six Sycamore businesses failed compliance checks when employees sold tobacco to minors Thursday, according to a news release from the Sycamore Police Department. According to the release, the following employees were cited: Amber McCall, who works at Arya Tobacco & Liquor, 310 E. State St.; Michelle Pfeifer at Casey General Store, 105 Plank Road; Katherine Brantner at County Liquors, 625 E. State St.; Madison Cooper at Discount Tobacco, 2814 DeKalb Ave.; Teresa Morelli-Myers at Hy-Vee Gas, 2720 DeKalb Ave.; and Musa Cooko at Woodgate Shell, 1400 DeKalb Ave. Fourteen businesses passed the compliance check, the release says. It adds that compliance checks will continue going forward. … [Read more...] about Six Sycamore businesses’ employees fail tobacco compliance checks
0 Post a comment Monday, 25 February 2019 - Business by The iomtoday newsdesk - Reporter [email protected] Dan Walker writes about assistance for start-ups and entrepreneurs pursuing the dream People are dreamers. We dream of buying our first home, we dream of the perfect holiday and, for many, we dream of starting our own business. That may seem like the impossible dream, an aspiration of unattainable proportions: an entrepreneurial idea that burns within us, which would bring us the freedom to live and work in a different way. For some, the dream is much closer to becoming a reality; the idea is solid, the product is there, but it’s what comes next that can determine whether your business graduates with first-class honours or remains in perpetual adolescence. The “things to do” checklist for any small tech business or start-up can seem never-ending, and without proper focused assistance there can be overwhelming feelings of doubt and … [Read more...] about Digital Matters: Government’s helping hand with first steps of a digital business
PUBLISHED: 16:47 19 February 2019 | UPDATED: 16:47 19 February 2019 Sarah Chambers Shirley Aldous, director, with daughter,Tarnia Robertson, director, and Tarnia's father, Colin Aldous, chairman of Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf and Spa Picture: PAUL NIXON Paul Nixon Photography 01473430707 07904296577 Statistics suggest that as a family-run concern, it’s surviving against the odds. But four years after taking over the reins from her parents, Tarnia Robertson’s hotel business is still going strong. Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa Picture: GREGG BROWNOnly a third of family-owned firms last into a second generation, figures suggest, but Tarnia’s long apprenticeship under parents Shirley and Colin Aldous have stood her in good stead: four years after she became managing director at Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel – enabling her parents to take a back seat – she has already taken the business to new heights.MORE – Record … [Read more...] about Why do only a third of family-owned businesses survive into second generation?
0 Have your say Debts of more than £700,000 have been written off by Blackpool Council. The sum includes more than £300,000 owed by Funny Girls Ltd – which ran five venues in the resort including Flamingo and the Flying Handbag – when it went into administration last year. Council figures show £695,548 of business rates due between April and September last year have had to be written off – leaving council tax-payers out of pocket.This includes £308,214 owed by Funny Girls Ltd. Its venues, including Funny Girls on Dickson, were taken over by Lancashire brewery Thwaites after the company went into administration in September.As reported last November, the collapse of Basil Newby’s empire , also left a debt of £723,007 owed to the tax man, as well as £2,410 to Blackpool’s Pubwatch scheme and £8,300 to Blackpool Business Improvement District.At that time administrators KPMG said it was “highly … [Read more...] about Blackpool council tax-payers lose out as businesses including Funny Girls fail to pay