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Your simple guide to growing your business with payments

Simply being able to accept card payments will enable you to sell to more customers while reducing the amount of cash you keep on your premises.

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Ice cream on the road

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Ice cream on the road

Charlie Francis set up mobile liquid nitrogen ice cream parlour Lick Me I'm Delicious in 2011 and is set to grow his turnover from £60,000 currently to £140,000 in his next year of trading. SmallBusiness.co.uk talks to him about starting up.

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Back on the right track 

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Back on the right track 

In 1998, Ann-Maree Morrison was fighting for her life after being hit by a train while on holiday in Australia – but that didn't stop her from starting a successful company turning over £300,000. SmallBusiness.co.uk talks to her about her journey. 

Hailing a cab in the 21st century

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Hailing a cab in the 21st century

SmallBusiness.co.uk talks to former cabbie Russell Hall, one of the co-founders of smartphone app Hailo, which has made headlines for securing one of Europe's largest ever venture capital funding rounds.

Addressing the youth skills gap

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Addressing the youth skills gap

Tom Hickman founded graduate coaching business The Bridge after struggling to find talented young staff for a previous company. SmallBusiness.co.uk talks to him about his efforts in starting up.

A tailored night out

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A tailored night out

Nick Telson co founded DesignMyNight.com, an online service that helps users plan their evening’s entertainment, with a university friend in 2009. He talks to SmallBusiness.co.uk about starting up.

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