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Which type of funding is right for you?

As businesses grow and expand, putting in place a suitable funding structure becomes increasingly important for entrepreneurs, owner managers and management teams of larger companies. With an ever-growing choice and often complexity of financing options for businesses, getting the right balance of flexibility, cost and availability becomes key. However, in some cases it’s not just about the money...

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February 13th, 2018

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The rules of data protection are changing. Are you ready?

Data protection law is changing. On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will radically change how businesses can handle and process personal information. As the date creeps closer it is important for organisations of all sizes to prepare, as those that don’t risk hefty fines for non-compliance.

Matt Brown - Brabners (2)

February 13th, 2018

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As a start-up or SME, convince me why I should invest in PR?

Let’s say you’re a tech start-up or an entrepreneur starting out with a business. You’ve spent months, maybe even years, bringing your product or business idea to life. You’re probably sacrificed full time employment, family holidays and your own income just to bring it over the line. Maybe you’ve just secured your first significant round of funding. Money’s tight thought right? With a limited budget, you want to focus on the essentials. But is PR an essential? What exactly are you paying for and what are the benefits? Should an SME or start-up invest in PR?

Julia Mitchell, Toast PR sm

February 13th, 2018

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