Florida and a lot of air miles!

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If I have to pick any airline to take me out to the US it has to be Virgin Atlantic, the lounge is just outstanding with an incredible menu and just about every service you could imagine from a shoe shine up to a full spa treatment! It’s also nice … Read More

Chicago, Salt Lake City and New York

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Back out to the US this week and covered a lot of ground including Chicago, Salt Lake City and New York. Unfortunately due to Hurricane Irma we decided to postpone Florida as we didn’t want to take up valuable airline and hotel places that could be put to much better … Read More

Croatia

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Just returned from a recent visit to Croatia, partly for a break and partly for business. It’s a fascinating country strategically placed at the crossroads of Central Europe, the Balkans and the Adriatic Sea and close to the Mediterranean. The International Monetary Fund classified Croatia as an emerging and developing … Read More

On the road…

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On Sunday I flew out to Newark and in the next 5 days visited San Diego, Los Angeles, Houston, Michigan, Detroit and New York, a grand total of 12,463.85 miles. It’s been intense and included visits to highly secure research institutes, manufacturing plants and a few Attorney’s as we put in … Read More

Website and logo tidy up!

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It’s been a pretty amazing start to 2017 and despite a heavy workload and many new clients we have managed to do a bit of a tidy up across our digital assets. LinkedIn,Twitter, Instagram and Facebook have all been revamped and we have also updated our website with recent market events. … Read More

Invest and Sell – Dress to Impress!

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A Confidential Information Memorandum (CIM), also referred to as an Offering Memorandum (OM), Memorandum of Information (MOI) or the “book” is part of a sell-side M&A process. It’s typically created at the beginning of the M&A process by the Investment Bank contracted to assist the business. It provides a single … Read More

Korolit Digital Media Stats

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We have not taken a look at our website analytics for a quite while hence the brief review we ran this morning was going to be interesting! 3 years ago we moved from a UK focused business to a more global one and this is certainly reflected in our audience with … Read More

A Brexit Guide for SME’s

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Introduction The term Brexit has now become used as an encapsulation of the incredibly complex journey we have ahead of us in moving Britain out of the EU. The actual Brexit referendum was held on Thursday 23 June 2016 with a decision to leave carried by 51.9% to 48.1% with … Read More

Transforming a business!

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Each Monday I face the usual rush to leave home in Bedford by 5am to get ahead of the M1/M25 traffic. After a long drive I drop the car off in Reading at 7am and take a short walk past the office to pick up a large Cappuccino from the … Read More

The UK Recruitment Industry

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At its simplest recruitment can be defined as the process of attracting, screening, and selecting a qualified person for a job opening. The global recruitment and staffing industry includes recruitment, or employment, agencies providing services for various business enterprises in different sectors. The market can also be grouped into temporary … Read More

Why do start-ups fail?

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Introduction It is estimated that 70-75% VC (Venture Capital) backed start-ups don’t return the funds that investors put in with 50%+ returning nothing. VC database CB Insights reviewed more than 1,000 start-ups that raised seed rounds in 2009 and 2010 and found that by the end of 2015 less than … Read More

Centaurs, Unicorns, Decacorns and Rabbits!

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With around $12 billion invested by VC’s across nearly 1,000 businesses in Q1 2016 (Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP & National Venture Capital Association) alone there doesn’t appear to be any shortage of funds in the market! It is slightly lower (around 11%) than in 2015 but it’s also the ninth consecutive … Read More

Korolit website ‘refresh’

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It’s been a tremendous period of change here at Korolit as our business has progressively broadened its range of services in response to client demand and moved more into business consulting services. This has left our website lagging a bit behind as we have not had time to invest the … Read More

Want to build a Unicorn?

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Introduction Some small business owners can be content to continue running a small operation in return for a reasonable income. The term often used to describe this is a ‘Lifestyle’ business. Others are more driven and want to build their business, take a larger market share and realize greater levels … Read More

A few minor website changes

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Social Media We have re-worked the header social media links to make them a bit brighter and have also added in a Pinterest Link. Just click on the right hand side arrow to expose them. Social Media Log-in/Register and Twitter Feed The footer has also been updated with a Social … Read More