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The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.

24 Sep 2018
6 minute read

How to see faster ROI from new people...

Recruiting the right person is just the start of the journey. Because despite all that time and effort put into hiring, you might be surprised to learn that there’s a one in five chance that your ‘perfect person’ will quit within 45 days, and a one in three chance that they’ll quit within six months. So, what should you do?

19 Sep 2018
19 minute read

How to recruit the right people for your startup, quickly

As a startup founder, it’s critical that you design a recruitment process that gets you in front of the right people and makes you stand out from the crowd. To help you out, we’ve compiled this all-encompassing guide with the help of Agile HR expert and founder of Unleashed, Anouk Agussol.

17 Sep 2018
5 minute read

Founder success stories: CharlieHR

Digital Risks caught up with Ben Gateley, Co-Founder and COO of CharlieHR, to talk about their software that helps businesses manage their teams.

17 Sep 2018
6 minute read

Unleashed! Helping startups unleash people power

Unleashed is bringing its own brand of ‘Agile HR’ to early-stage start-ups, helping them build the structures and knowledge they need to scale. Here, Unleashed founder Anouk Agussol fills us in on all the details, kicking off a series of blogs looking at the biggest people challenges that all start-ups face.

6 Sep 2018
5 minute read

Getting your head around early stage funding

Incubators, Accelerators, Angels, Venture Capital - What are they, when should you turn to them and when ?

31 Aug 2018
3 minute read

Our favourite celebrity startup investors

Working all hours to get your startup off the ground might not be the most glamorous lifestyle but if you’re lucky, your hard work might catch the eye of a real-life superstar. Here’s just a handful of our favourite celebrity angels !

28 Aug 2018
3 minute read

Will we ever see the back of passwords?!

What are the alternatives to passwords and how can we protect ourselves?

23 Aug 2018
5 minute read

Revolution or damp squib? Open Banking, the story so far!

Back in January, we were promised a revolution in banking, with the introduction of Open Banking legislation. The new rules were designed to bust open the big banks’ monopoly over customer data, encouraging innovative new financial services and increasing consumer choice. So, how are things are going?

20 Aug 2018
4 minute read

Must-have cyber security tools

We explore the latest tools to protect your systems against many of the most common cyber threats, and to ensure your business stays on its feet if the worst does happen...

16 Aug 2018
4 minute read

How to keep a small team motivated

Small businesses need to stay lean and focused until you have investment to expand. With unemployment nearing an all-time low, combined with skills shortages in specialist roles, competition for good people is high. So keeping your existing team motivated and loyal is vital. So how do you keep everyone with you?