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    The importance of entrepreneurship to the UK economy
    Non-Executive

    The importance of entrepreneurship to the UK economy

    The small business arena makes a hugely significant contribution to the UK economy, forming 98% of private sector businesses. This is due in no small part to the entrepreneurialism of the UK’s business leaders and start-up founders who provide a fantastic range of innovative ideas and SMEs that drive the private sector forward.

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    Non-Executive

    5 Great reads to become a better networker

    April is networking month here at In Touch, so we’ve compiled a list of 5 books guaranteed to take the work out of networking.

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    Non-Executive

    Don’t Close The Door on Pro-Bono Opportunities

    Considering launching your portfolio career? Here's why it's worth your while to consider pro-bono opportunities as well as paid

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    Non-Executive

    8 Questions Every Non-Executive Should Ask Themselves Before Establishing Their Personal Brand

    As an executive who is looking to transition to a non-executive career, determining what your personal brand should be can be a daunting process. A good starting point is to reflect and explore the kind of professional you currently are and what you aspire to be.

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    Non-Executive

    Knowing your Numbers as an Independent Director

    On Wednesday, a French courtroom was host to one of the biggest ever cases of tax evasion. While the truth is still up for debate, the news signals a cautionary tale that all board-level professionals should be aware of - the consequence of not knowing your numbers.

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    Non-Executive

    How To Become A Non-Executive Director

    As a senior executive at the top of your game, why not look for opportunities that allow you to share your expertise. Taking on a role as a non-executive director (NED) is the next logical step in your career.

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    Non-Executive

    Non-Executive-Directors: Changing Expectations

    An internationally experienced Chairman and Non-Executive Director with a track record for delivering operational success spanning 25 years, Frank Lewis explains the changing expectations surrounding the role of the Non-Executive Director, and how the role is increasingly becoming a full-time job.

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