A Lincolnshire firm has grown rapidly in its first year of trading with the help of a business mentor from Innovation Advice and Guidance.
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PR executive starts up new Autosmart International franchise with NatWest support
Seafood wholesalers Jaines and Son (Grimsby) Ltd have expanded operations with a move to new premises with funding from Barclays.
Starting at the bottom and reaching the top in business is not easy and Julie Watson, Director of Operations at Ardagh Glass says the management courses she has followed at the University of Lincoln have helped her enormously.
The future is looking bright for a plant hire company from Lincolnshire which has benefitted from an SME Support programme- Business Inspiration, which was run by the University of Lincoln in 2010-2011.
"Here's how I chose the right premises for my business." Getting the right premises, in the right location, is vital for most businesses. See how one business, a daily food delivery service, chose its location based on transport connections and proximity to materials and its target market.
"Here's how networking helped my business" - Sian Sutherland of Mamo Mio explains her methods and top tips to help make the best of meeting new people and create lasting business relationships.
"Here's how I successfully took over a family business" - Sportsshoes.com was established as Sports Shoes Unlimited in Bradford in 1982 by former professional footballer Bruce Bannister. Here, Managing Director Brett Bannister talks about his experience of taking over the family business from his father.
Chris Sellors, owner of Bardney-based invention company CMS Aeronautica Ltd, approached Innovation Advice and Guidance for help in becoming more knowledgeable about the county and the businesses and people within it.