Business Growth

Shouting about business growth at a time like this?

Shouting about business growth at a time like this?

Is it the right thing to do? It almost seems uncouth to mention it. With so many people struggling, I’ve had so many conversations with business owners who’ve been reticent to speak about the positive impact this current time has had on them and their businesses. It’s...

Growth: Dynamic Leadership in Times of Change

Growth: Dynamic Leadership in Times of Change

Mortal Fools delivered a session on Dynamic Leadership in Times of Change for MINT members.  We always like to note that leadership, when we talk about leadership, we mean it's about people and management is a slightly different thing. So leadership is about people...

What does success look like anyway?

What does success look like anyway?

When we think of success in business terms, we tend to think about multi-million pound turnovers, high-profit margins and lots of staff. Every year I glance at the regional and national awards wondering why the measure of success tends to focus on turnover, financial growth and how many staff have been employed. I get it, […]

Lonely at the Top?

Lonely at the Top?

It is often said in business that it’s lonely at the top. Blog written by our sponsor and training partner, NEL Fund Managers. At NEL, we often talk to businesses that have one or two directors who founded a company and have grown it by trying to do as much as...

Growth: Get the growth MINDset

Growth: Get the growth MINDset

In this Facebook Foundations video, we cover using our Publisher Tools on our Facebook page to open up many other options for publishing our posts, for example, choosing different demographics to share the posts with, making sure we can schedule posts, link to Instagram and run polls on our Facebook pages.

Big River Bakery’s Investment Needs Met by NEL Fund Managers

Big River Bakery’s Investment Needs Met by NEL Fund Managers

A unique community bakery is on the rise after winning a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Press release submitted by our sponsor and training partner, NEL Fund Managers. Newcastle-based Big...

Laneberg Wine Pressing on with Second NEL Investment

Laneberg Wine Pressing on with Second NEL Investment

The North East’s first urban winery is scaling up its operations after securing a second investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Press release submitted by our sponsor and training partner, NEL Fund Managers....

Growth: Working with Apprentices

Growth: Working with Apprentices

In this Facebook Foundations video, we cover using our Publisher Tools on our Facebook page to open up many other options for publishing our posts, for example, choosing different demographics to share the posts with, making sure we can schedule posts, link to Instagram and run polls on our Facebook pages.