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One Year On with Elitegroup Recruitment

The latest Transmit Start-Ups success story we would like to share is from niche IT recruitment specialist, Elitegroup Recruitment. Founded in 2015, Elitegroup Recruitment was set up by Laurent Halimi and Andrew Robinson. Both founders share a strong background in recruitment, leadership and languages, creating the perfect fit to begin their own entrepreneurial journey. Significantly

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Pros and Cons of Bootstrapping Your Startup

Not all entrepreneurs need external funding to start a business. Some of the most successful companies today started with less than $1000 of capital out of their own pocket. Bootstrapping, or self-financing, is one of the earliest forms of funding coming from personal investments of entrepreneurs and business founders. When done right, it opens far

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Are Take-Away Apps a Good Marketing Option for Your Restaurant?

Online food ordering apps have revolutionised the takeaway scene in nearly every major city around the world. From a customer viewpoint, they make it easy to research restaurants, order and pay for food, conveniently delivered right to their door. This no doubt brings a swathe of new customers to establishments who may not have ordered

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Upcoming Events for Entrepreneurs

2017 has flown by so far, but we still have more than a dozen amazing start-up events for you to attend before the year-end. Find out more about each event here:     AUGUST 16TH – FRI 18TH START UP SPRINT (WEBINAR) Free events to find out how to finance your start-up with a government-backed

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Essential Advice for Startup Recruitment

As a startup, recruitment drives can be daunting. Not only are they expensive but they’re time consuming too. If you make a poor judgement, there could be some serious financial repercussions. The team you hire will play a major role in the success or failure of your company. Innovate UK have some essential advice for

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One Year On with Murphy’s Vault

For the latest insight into our loan recipients’ journey, one year on from their successful loan application, we chat with Connor Murphy from Murphy’s Vault. A gaming store based in Edinburgh Scotland, they offer a large selection of card game packs, board games, role-playing games and so much more, as well as various events that

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Meet the Staff with Rosa Barnett

Our staff are what make Transmit Start-Ups the great company it is, so we want to show off our members of staff and let you get to know them a little more too! So in our latest installment of ‘Meet the Staff’, we introduce you to Rosa Barnett, our Client Services Assistant. We grabbed a

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Realistic ways a startup can successfully implement OKRs

This blog is brought to you by Niraj Ranjan Rout, founder of collaboration software company, Hiver. A startup’s flat hierarchy implies that employees have to self-monitor their own performance and there is usually no hawk-eyed manager watching your every step. But, many a times judging your performance objectively can be hard and such judgements can

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Is Business Booming for Female Entrepreneurs? Read our findings

We recently attended a roundtable, organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Durham County Council, about how the region can better support female entrepreneurs. Following the roundtable, we put our own data together to share with you what the statistics tell us about female entrepreneurs across the North East, compared with the rest of the

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One Year On with Not Just Travel

This week we’re chatting with Anne King of leading UK Travel and Holiday company, Not Just Travel. Building its success ‘on the back of its very own unique approach to customer service’, they are proud to declare they are “Fanatical About Holidays.’ Offering exceptional customer service with consultants who are just as passionate about your

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