Category Archives: business start ups

In which some doors open …

I have found myself in some weird places and odd situations over the past few months. There’s nothing like redundancy for throwing up opportunities that would never have otherwise come your way. Of course it’s not something I would necessarily … Continue reading

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In which I become a small business …

Some peculiar things have happened to me over the last year. There have been strange meetings with exotic folk in outlandish spots. Furtive telephone calls. Outrageous claims – that’s the cv – and counter-claims – the rejection letters. But none … Continue reading

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In which I take a call or two or three …

While getting my head together for my first interview outing I took a call from the local Business Link. It took me a confused moment or two to remember that I had requested a call back from them as part … Continue reading

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In which I might get to ask the questions …

I have had a happy morning sorting out a list of questions on starting up a business. I’ve got a couple of telephone conversations coming up with organisations that support budding entrepreneurs like me. Curiously as I was sorting my … Continue reading

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In which I get back into the swing of things …

All around me everyone at RPS towers is getting ready for work or school. Hustle and bustle. I didn’t know we had so many hair driers. It’s like being under a flight path at an airport. Still, all the activity … Continue reading

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