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MetLife Launches Open-Innovation Programme for Insurtech Startups

MetLife Launches Open-Innovation Programme for Insurtech Startups

Insurance giant MetLife has launched a global open-innovation platform for entrepreneurs and insurtech companies. The US-headquartered company’s new programme, collab 3.0 EMEA, will aim to help participating businesses unlock growth while solving MetLife’s own innovation challenges in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The firm is inviting insurtech startups to compete for a $100k (c.£72k)….

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Starting a Limited Company?

Starting a Limited Company?

Find out what HMRC, Companies House and the Intellectual Property Office need you to do when starting a limited company. By joining this interactive webinar you will have the unique opportunity of asking questions of each of the three organisations. Your responsibilities when incorporating your company will be explained, including important deadlines and where you can….

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Support for AI Startups from the Machine Intelligence Garage

Support for AI Startups from the Machine Intelligence Garage

Machine Intelligence Garage is a programme that helps businesses access the computation power and expertise they need to develop and build machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions. Run by Digital Catapult, the programme is designed to help startups with a well defined business idea and technical capability for whom access to computation power is a….

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Quarterly Advice Articles During Countdown to Brexit

Quarterly Advice Articles During Countdown to Brexit

What effect will Brexit have your small business? Are you ready for changes coming in 2019? KPMG’s Brexit Navigator has been developed to help you prepare for these challenges. Every quarter through to March 2019, their Brexit experts will address what you need to do in a series of practical guides.  Recent articles include ‘8 ways….

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£4 Million Investment Programme for Consultancy and Innovation

£4 Million Investment Programme for Consultancy and Innovation

Want to increase your businesses competitiveness and productivity?  UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £4 million to address their productivity issues by working with the best scientists and research facilities. The Innovate UK Analysis for Innovators (A4I) programme is offering cutting edge expertise and facilities to UK companies looking to solve….

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From Entrepreneur to Enterprise Ready

From Entrepreneur to Enterprise Ready

The search is on for 10 enthusiastic entrepreneurs to participate in a fully funded business support programme. The Berkshire Growth Hub’s Pre-Accelerator Programme is a five-week intensive scheme being delivered by VitalSix at the new Thames Valley Science Park in Reading. The programme will include workshops, networking opportunities and mentoring, with the first cohort starting….

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Reading University Internship Programme Now Open

Reading University Internship Programme Now Open

Reading University is inviting SMEs to submit meaningful, project based summer internship proposals lasting 6-8 weeks. On offer: An application framework that enables you to reach Reading University students and graduates, but keeps you in control of selecting the right candidate Grants to support the salary costs of an intern An opportunity to employ a talented student or graduate with….

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Host an Italian Intern this Summer at no Cost to Your Company

Host an Italian Intern this Summer at no Cost to Your Company

Language School Eurospeak is looking for companies in and around the Reading area to participate in their Erasmus-funded intern programme. The work placements are for highly motivated Italian students, aged 17-19, and with an upper-intermediate level of English. Split into 4 cohorts, the first programme starts in May and ends in October. There is no cost whatsoever for….

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Fast and Simple Finance Options Available Through Search Tool

Fast and Simple Finance Options Available Through Search Tool

If you are looking for the best finance option to grow your small company, this online resource can help. The British Business Bank/ICAEW Business Finance Guide is a one-minute search tool that provides information about finance options for businesses at all stages of their development. Whether you are just starting out, an established business owner,….

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Are you Ready for GDPR? Sign up for GDPR Week Webinars

Are you Ready for GDPR? Sign up for GDPR Week Webinars

Digital Leaders is offering a series of free webinars for GDPR Week, 12-16 February. The webinars will see leading experts in the field of data protection and GDPR  provide practical guidance aimed at businesses, charities and SMEs. Topics covered: How to manage your GDPR compliance and website security 13 February at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm….

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