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Claire Payne

About Claire Payne

Claire Payne is a journalism graduate and former News Writer for LSBF. She writes about SMEs, education and careers, entrepreneurship, women in business and sustainability.

E-commerce firm targets UK start-ups and entrepreneurs

A Canadian e-commerce firm named Shopify is targeting start-ups and creative entrepreneurs in London for its new accelerator programme. It…

Funding organisation raises £40 million for start-ups

Entrepreneur First has raised a £40 million fund to invest in start-ups that graduate through its programme. The organisation provides…

British Library to host “Start-up Day”

The British Library is to host a “Start-up Day” for budding entrepreneurs, to mark the tenth anniversary of its Business…

Study reveals which companies offer the best work-life balance

The companies offering the best work-life balance have been revealed in a new study from jobs website Glassdoor. Banks, supermarkets,…

Small businesses boosted by staycation economy, survey shows

More people are choosing to stay in the UK for a holiday instead of going abroad, helping to boost SMEs…

Women with children face wider pay gap, says research

Women with children face a wider gender pay gap than men, according to new research from the Institute for Fiscal…

More workers pursuing business ideas inspired by hobbies

More workers are leaving their current job role to chase an idea for business that has been created by a…

Opportunities need to be created for young people, says IPPR

Opportunities need to be created to help young people get into work, according to IPPR. Research from the think tank…

Ford CEO announces plans for driverless cars

President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company, Mark Fields, has announced that the company are currently working to…

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