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    What is it like to be a young entrepreneur?

    21 April 2016 - 

    In this day and age you need determination, grit, guts and a huge sense of humour to survive as a business owner. When I unconsciously entered the world of business on my 20th birthday, I never imagined what a tough journey I was about to embark on.

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    Why the Met has to demonstrate more than just the price of policing

    18 December 2015 - 

    When I started this job I promised to save money, cut crime and change the culture of the Met. I haven’t finished but I have made some progress. We’ve cut £600m from our spending — not by retreating but by finding more cost effective ways of policing– and cutting crime as we’ve done this. That has meant looking to business — for inspiration and partnership. However, it is my third promise that is perhaps the hardest to grapple with. Changing the culture of 50,000 people doesn’t happen overnight and has to happen at an individual level 50,000 times.

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    Tax mythbuster: 8 myths about business paying tax

    14 December 2015 - 

    Confused by the tax debate? Check out our mythbuster on common misconceptions

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    6 reasons why culture and values matter to the bottom line

    30 November 2015 - 

    Find out why some of the best businesses strive to get their organisational culture and values right

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    8 ways business is helping to protect the environment

    20 January 2015 - 

    The world is facing a number of environmental challenges; from global warming to resource efficiency and the UK has long been at the forefront of the effort to tackle these issues. Business understands its environmental impact and is taking action to be part of the solution creating a greener, low-carbon and more sustainable economy.

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    Environmental impact and sustainable business

    10 December 2014 - 

    Businesses are taking steps to reduce their impact on the environment and act sustainably. But are they going far enough?

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    Member Spotllight: Peak Scientific

    Peak Scientific's Marketing Director Mark Flanagan tells us how a focus on safety, sustainability and innovation has turned a family firm into an award-winning industry leader.

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