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  • Meet The Unsung Heroes Of The British Economy

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    UK small businesses are Britain’s unsung heroes. They don’t sleep and they rarely see their families. Small business owners make huge sacrifices every day. This series is all about them. Meet the superheroes in our brand new series coming soon… Show less
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  • Small Business Stories : Meet The Unsung Heroes Of The UK Economy Play all

    UK small businesses are Britain’s unsung heroes. Meet the superheroes in our brand new series. Forget HBOS, BP and GlaxoSmithKline. The smaller guys drive 99% of our economy here in the UK. SMEs accounted for 60% of all private sector employment in the UK last year – employing 15.7 million people. And combined, smaller companies turned over £1.8 trillion in 2016.

    These are the small business superheroes.
    • Top tips for small businesses : why you need to learn to listen - Duration: 42 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      We asked Manny – just about the happiest store owner in Surbiton – for his top tip for small businesses.

      Manny is the latest small business superhero to take centre stage in our series focusing on...
    • Small business stories: why you should go into business with your husband or wife - Duration: 42 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      Some say you shouldn’t go into business with your friends and family. But for Manny, the opposite is true.

      We asked Manny, the owner of a convenience store in Surbiton, how he approaches decision ...
    • Small business stories: the happiest business owner in Britain - Duration: 2 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      Is this the happiest small business owner in Britain? For Manny, it isn’t just about running a shop, it’s about putting a smile on someone’s face.

      He says his store is more of a community store th...
    • Meet The Unsung Heroes Of The British Economy - Duration: 43 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 894 views
      UK small businesses are Britain’s unsung heroes. They don’t sleep and they rarely see their families. Small business owners make huge sacrifices every day. This series is all about them. Meet the s...
    • Small business stories: think with your heart first and your head later - Duration: 32 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      We asked the owner of an exclusive London tailor whether he made business decisions with his head, or his heart.

      David Groves is the Founder and Owner of Room Ten, an exclusive tailor with multip...
    • Top tips for small businesses : why finding reliable suppliers is key - Duration: 32 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      London tailor and small business owner David Groves says his top tip for new business owners is to quickly establish reliable suppliers.

      David is the Founder and Owner of Room Ten, an exclusive ta...
    • Small business stories: what does it take to be a successful tailor? - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      Tailoring is a long standing and highly skilled trade. To learn more about it, we spoke to small business owner, David Groves.

      David is the Founder and Owner of Room Ten, an exclusive tailor with ...
    • Top tips for small businesses : being hands-on is the key to success - Duration: 47 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      The owner of the UK’s best fish & chip shop says his number one tip for small business owners is to be front and centre. Get stuck in and let the customers know who you are.

      Costas Georgiou and hi...
    • Small business stories: hard work vs family - Duration: 47 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      No one ever tells you starting a business is easy. But you still won’t be prepared for how hard you have to work. What matters is how you balance family life with the demands of your business. We a...
    • Small business stories: the UK’s best fish & chip shop – the secret recipe - Duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 1,866 views
      Toff’s is North London’s finest fish and chip shop, with customers queuing out the door almost every night. So what’s owner Costas Georgiou’s secret?

      Costas and his brother are the fourth small bu...
    • Small business stories: why two heads are better than one - Duration: 37 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 79 views
      People say you should never go into business with your friends or family. The owners of the UK’s best fish & chip shop disagree.

      Costas Georgiou and his business partner and brother are the proud ...
    • Small business stories : Becoming a tattoo artist - Duration: 3 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 797 views
      Ednardo is our third small business owner in an exclusive XLN series which focuses on the unsung heroes of the UK economy. #smallbizheroes

      Drawing was always a passion of Ednardo’s as a young boy ...
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  • The Expert Lounge Play all

    XLN for small business: HELPING SMALL BUSINESSES MAKE BIG SAVINGS.

    Here you’ll find all the quick tips, handy tools and in-depth insight you’ll need to start and grow your business. It’s your home of small business knowledge.
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  • XLN 121 Mentoring Series Play all

    Earlier this year, we ran a competition aimed at entrepreneurs. The prize? An in-depth 1-2-1 mentoring session with XLN CEO Christian Nellemann. Here you’ll find video highlights from all of the meetings, which always get under the skin of typical small business challenges. We’ll be adding new ones every week, so be sure to subscribe to keep up-to-date with the latest videos.
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