Category Archives: Ask the Expert

Guest Blog; Rosemary Forsyth of Forsyth Group on ‘How to hire the right executive for your tech start up’


You have secured funding for the business and now hiring a CEO, COO or CFO means it’s time to grow up fast for a tech startup. Rosemary Forsyth explains how to avoid a costly mistake! “The founders have done a …

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Guest Blog; ‘The Beauty of hiring interns’ by Ben Rosen


Growing Silicon Roundabout startups short on cash but in need of support need not panic, writes Ben Rosen, founder of Inspiring Interns; For fresh-faced SMEs, the prospect of making a new hire can be daunting. You may not have a …

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Litigation in the digital world; Kemp Little and Wiggin give us The Lawyers’ view!


In the second part of our piece following the Financial Times article ‘The curse of innovation’, we asked two leading law firms Kemp Little and Wiggin whether they were concerned about a potential future cycle of IP disputes “spilling over …

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Colette Ballou on hiring a PR Agency!


Colette Ballou is the founder of Ballou PR. With a client roster that includes Eventbrite, Seatwave and Shopping.com she is well placed to give us the inside track about what to think about before hiring a PR agency. It’s heartbreaking …

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Silicon Roundabout’s ‘Ask the Expert’ panel is complete!


When we sat down to draw up our shortlist of ‘influencers’ for our ‘Ask The Expert’ panel we were very mindful of the key themes for 2012 and particularly the ‘Social Graph’. The importance of drawing upon first hand experience …

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Colette Ballou, founder and CEO of Ballou PR, is the latest addition to our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel


You would be hard pressed to have missed the raft of press articles over the last couple of months that have brought the role of public relations in its myriad forms to the forefront of our consciousness. Operating at national …

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Calum Murray, Head of Commercial Technology and corporate partner Andy Moseby at Kemp Little, join our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel


In deciding upon the appropriate lawyers for our ‘Ask The Expert’ panel we wanted a firm that represented amongst others the award winning (AKQA were Adweeks Agency of the year), newsworthy (‘Lovefilm Signs BBC And ITV Deals in Netflix TV …

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Milo Yiannopoulos, editor of The Kernel, joins our ‘Ask the Expert’ panel


We are thrilled to announce Milo Yiannopoulos, Editor in Chief at The Kernel magazine, as the first member of our team for ‘Ask the Expert’ which launches at the end of the month! In assembling a team of ‘influencers’ for …

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