Tag: Enterprise

Intellectual property rights and entrepreneurship

People have ideas all the time. In business, new ideas can lead to new products and services. They can lead to a better way of doing something. Ideas can come from existing...

Enterprise culture

Being enterprising involves being prepared to take risks and to 'think out of the box' in developing solutions to problems. The term culture refers to the typical way of behaving within an...

Teaching youth to build businesses

Many people dream of owning their own business and being their own boss, but most hesitate to take the plunge. Like them, you may worry that you don't have enough money, time,...

Money markets and more

Introduction The business environment of today is more complex, faster moving and more volatile than ever. In order to survive in such an environment, businesses need to make decisions faster, responding to customer...

Franchising and entrepreneurship

What is franchising? McDonald's is an example of brand franchising. McDonald's, the franchisor, grants the right to sell McDonald's branded goods to someone wishing to set up their own business, the franchisee. The...

The importance of entrepreneurship in small businesses

Introduction Most people are familiar with the names of large businesses such as Marks & Spencer and Heinz. Although some may not realise many of today's famous large companies were initially very small....

Developing enterprise skills

Introduction In a world in which young people follow the National Curriculum and then prepare for examinations, it is easy to ignore some of the very special creative skills that they have. Sometimes...

Intellectual property rights and entrepreneurship an intellectual property office

Introduction People have ideas all the time. In business, new ideas can lead to new products and services. They can lead to a better way of doing something. Ideas can come from existing...

Enterprise in the fast lane

An entrepreneur is someone who is prepared to take a risk by setting up and organising a new business or enterprise, without the certainty that a profit will result. Setting up and...

From ice cream van to Dragons’ Den – Duncan Bannatyne

Introduction Every year thousands of entrepreneurs decide to set up their own business, anticipating great financial rewards. However, over half of new business start-ups fail in their first year. So what makes the...
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