GDPR is a new set of data protection regulations that now apply to every company across the whole of Europe. If you collect, store, or process any data about anybody then you need to be compliant with these new rules. GDPR went live at the end of May 2018 and are now part of UK law – the Information Commissioners Office is responsible for enforcement and based on previous action under the old Data Protection Act the ICO will be a fierce regulator.
Smarta uses Wordle to wind its way around the Treasury Committee’s notes on the banking crisis which included measures to increase lending to small business and start-ups. From Smarta the small business advice and support network.
Smarta uses Wordle to look at the small business and start-up side of the transcript of the press conference between President Obama and Prime Minister Gordon Brown. From Smarta the small business advice and support network.
Until the heady days of recession inflation languished somewhere between steam engine piston rods and screensaver art in the top 10 least talked-about subjects ever. Occasionally an economics editor would drag himself out of inertia for long enough to mutter something about a quarter-point fall in CPI before abandoning himself back to his boom-induced slumber. Generally the world of inflation was a sleepy one: floating along pleasantly occasionally stopping altogether to take in the view.
Sophie Cornish and Holly Tucker founders of NotOnTheHighStreet.com talk us through their business story and how they got 16,000 visitors on their launch day in 2006. From Smarta the small business advice and support network.
Sculptor Guy Portelli won investment from Peter Jones James Caan and Theo Paphitis on Dragons' Den. Find out how he did it and all about making it in the art world in this video from Smarta the small business advice and support network.
Leon founders Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent take us through the trails and tribulations of setting up and running a wholesome fast food business. If you want a masterclass on branding dealing with competition and working in a team this is the video interview you've been waiting for.
Here's a sneaky peek at the mentoring session with Bubble & Balm founder Sue Acton and Smarta boss - and mentor - Shaa Wasmund courtesy of Brother and the Business Ambitions competition.
Steve Jobs has resigned from Apple marking the end of an era at the technology firm. In this video Guy Kawasaki former Apple Evangelist talks about Jobs' incredible achievements within the business and the possible impact of his departure.