Category: Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs
JJ Food Service sets target of 20% female warehouse staff by 2018

  Although the UK has robust equal opportunity laws in place, many industries and work places remain male-dominated. One leading food business aims to change that by placing a clear target to recruit more women. Award-winning wholesaler JJ Food Service is aiming to grow its female warehouse staff from 8% currently to at least 20% […]

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Cake and advice on growing your business from award-winning accountants in North London

Those running a successful business will know the important role a good accountant and financial adviser plays, helping to steer the business towards growth and avoid common pitfalls. Skills and experience are vital, as is personal chemistry. Enver Kannur, the managing director of multi-award winning firm Accounting Direct Plus (ADP), which has offices in Palmers […]

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Thackray Williams breakfast talk: how family businesses can ‘give back’ to society

  A law firm in southeast London will be exploring philanthropy among family businesses. Thackray Williams has invited three speakers to talk about using wealth to support communities and causes important to them. Like all businesses, family-owned enterprises need to make a profit to survive. While generating an income and protecting the family’s future wealth […]

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Another chance to learn about setting up a new business in Turkey

Why invest in Turkey? Here are ten good reasons: Robust economy Investor-friendly business climate Lucrative government incentives Large domestic market & easy access to regional markets Strategic geographical location Industrial powerhouse Competitive R&D ecosystem Favourable demographics Qualified labour force EU perspective & customs union Following the success of their November event, Turkey’s UK Commercial Attaché […]

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Seminar: Setting Up and Doing Business in Turkey
 

If you’re based in Britain and thinking of setting up a business in Turkey, here’s your chance to quiz the experts. The Yunus Emre Institute in London has teamed up with Türkiye İş Bank – Turkey’s largest high street bank – and award-wining accountants financial advisers Accounting Direct Plus for this evening seminar in central […]

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Turkish brands woo Britain

In sophisticated markets like the UK, you need spectacular branding. This process of creating a unique identity is not just about the company or product name and a logo, but also its values, personality, people, culture and service, which shape the way customers and the wider world perceive it. T-VINE takes a look at how […]

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Chalayan celebrates 1st anniversary of flagship store in Mayfair

One of London’s coolest fashion boutiques has just celebrated its one year anniversary. On 21st September 2015, CHALAYAN opened its first London store in Mayfair, retailing men’s and women’s ready-to-wear lines by brand owner and creative director Hussein Chalayan MBE. Nestled in the city’s emerging arts district, the store is part of the Grosvenor estate […]

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Fashion tycoon Cafer Mahiroğlu in BHS rescue bid
 

Turkish entrepreneur Cafer Mahiroğlu has joined forces with John Hargreaves, the founder of Matalan, to try to save British retailer BHS. The chain of 164 stores went into administration at the end of last month, putting 11,000 jobs at risk. The two men have formed a consortium to try to rescue the 88-year-old business, which […]

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Biotech billionaire Osman Kibar on Forbes Magazine front cover

A Turkish entrepreneur’s incredible inventions, including the so-called “God pill”, have propelled him on to the front cover of America’s leading business publication. Izmir-born Osman Kibar is named by Forbes as one of “30 global game changers” in a feature that will appear in the bi-monthly magazine’s 10 May 2016 issue. Educated at Istanbul’s renowned […]