Small Business Excellence Award

Dell Small Business Excellence Awards

> There’s still time left to enter the 2009 Dell Small Business Excellence Award* where you could win £25,000 in technology solutions. (closing date 3rd April 2009) Dell, in partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce, recognize innovative technology use from entrepreneurs in the UK and the awards, in their sixth year here, give tech-savvy small businesses the opportunity to win Dell solutions and a meeting with Dell Chairman & CEO Michael Dell. Ten national finalists per country (there are 13 this year) will be announced in mid June and the 13 national winners will be announced in September 2009. The UK winner will receive the top prize of £15,000 in Dell products and services, a day of best-practice sharing with Dell executives, including Michael Dell, and a t... »

Small Business Advice TV

Small Business Advice TV launched

New research shows that after the initial enthusiasm for Dragon’s Den and The Apprentice, the small business community is disappointed with business TV programmes. As a result, the British Chambers of Commerce collaborated with Dell to create, a specialist online TV resource for expert commentary and advice to give small businesses the edge. A quarter of respondents felt existing TV programmes dumbed down the public’s perception of real business people and 27 percent also thought that these programmes didn’t help viewers deal with real business situations.[2] Seventy-four percent of respondents went on to say that they would be interested in more relevant specialist business programming for small businesses on the Internet for live viewing or do... »