women in UK tech

Top 10 Women In UK Tech

Linkilaw Business News, Motivation & Success

In 2015, Computer Weekly compiled a list of their top 50 women in the UK tech industry. Their list focussed on the role of women in technology, reminding readers that there are successful women in UK tech. If you Google ‘women in tech glass ceiling’ you’ll see why Computer Weekly’s article is so important. Jobs in technology, although frequently held …

skills gap

How UK Students Can Fill The Skills Gap

Linkilaw Employee Regulations, Motivation & Success

You’ve probably noticed that there’s a problem facing many UK businesses – they’re running out of qualified local people to fill skilled and in-demand positions within their companies. This is especially true in industries like IT, engineering, manufacturing, and science. As the UK doesn’t seem to have enough local people to meet the demand for skilled workers, many companies are …

finding a co-founder

A Guide To Finding A Co-Founder

Linkilaw Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

A common challenge many startup founders face when building a company is finding the right co-founder. Life as an entrepreneur, especially in the early stages of a business, can be lonely and exhausting. This is the reason why finding a co-founder who you can trust and who can take on the responsibilities, the joy and the sorrow of everyday workload; …

seeders vs crowdfunders

Seeders vs Crowdfunders: What’s The Difference?

Linkilaw Business Finance, Business Structures, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Seeders, crowdfunders, bootstrappers, angel investors – are these the new nicknames for hip social cliques or are they investment terms? Funny enough, they’re actually both. Only, you won’t spot seeders loitering around coffee shops in similar attire and black-rimmed glasses – or then again, maybe you will! The point is – it’s all confusing, right? Comparing the latest investment trends …

startup funding

Top 10 Fintech Startups To Follow

Linkilaw Business News, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

You can’t credit London with being the world’s top financial center without tipping your hat to the Fintech companies that helped put it back there. Moving at lightening speed, Fintech startups have redefined the UK investment industry –  and while it’s hard to say just how much they’ve contributed, we know it has been a multi-BILLION pound addition! With more …

Digital Disruption

Why Digital Disruption Is Good For Your Business

Linkilaw Marketing & Social Media, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Two words we probably never expected to be used in tandem – digital and disruption – have now become something of a trend. Much more than a new catch phrase though, ‘digital disruption’ can actually be quite alarming when fully comprehended as a market risk. Just as our way of life will never be the same – since the advent …

startup programs

Top 10 Health Tech Startup Programs To Follow

Linkilaw Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

There’s a wide variety of booming new digital industries prevalent in the UK today, and the category of health and medical technologies is one that’s making an impact. For the first time, the UK has topped the Times Higher Education ranking for life sciences subjects – with Oxford claiming #1 and Cambridge sharing the #2 slot with Harvard. The first …

knowledge advantage

Protect Your Company’s Knowledge Advantage

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Internet Security, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Intellectual property has become quite the ‘catch phrase’ for perceived ownership of what a company conceives, creates or produces. In fact it’s only a part of the whole picture – the legal part, to be exact. While licencing and trademarking your brand and the items you sell is critical, it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to …

tech startup accelerators

Top 14 Tech Startup Accelerators 2015

Linkilaw Business News, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Startups have always been notorious for skating on thin ice. Until now. The rapidly-responsive, high tech world we live in has become a vortex (of sorts), with lenders – from banks to angel investors – being drawn into the centre. Of course, the business accelerator was the logical outcome. Accelerate /əkˈseləˌrāt/ verb; to cause to happen sooner than expected The …