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How IT services are leading the transition to a new way of working
Lockdown has limited our movement and that is forcing businesses to rethink how they operate: how can our workforce deliver when we can’t be in the office?Read more
My virtual internship with BGF
Business management student Dot Fagbenro was looking forward to joining our summer internship programme when the Covid-19 pandemic suddenly took…
Six lockdown learnings from the hospitality and leisure sector
From restaurants and bars to hotels and sports centres, the hospitality and leisure sector has been dramatically affected by the coronavirus lockdown.
Six lockdown learnings from the waste management sector
During the coronavirus lockdown, the country’s lifestyle changed – and so did the nature of our waste. Waste management firms had to adapt rapidly.
How rented websites can help clients generate leads online
Robin and Joel, founders of lead-generation firm ROI, discuss using BGF’s regional structure to capitalise on local intelligence, with BGF investor Rhys Davenport.
Amid a crisis, a wine merchant reveals an adventurous spirit
MD Andy Talbot, of Off-Piste Wines, discusses what Plan B looks like for this forward-thinking business.
An independent optician with the vision to grow
Royston Bayfield, Bayfields Opticians, and Chris Boyes, an investor in BGF’s Yorkshire team, talks about the ins and outs of seeking and securing growth funding.
What is venture capital and when is it right for your business?
We look at the rise of venture capital in the UK, the types of businesses receiving support, and the pros and cons of this method of funding a business.
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