Appco Group UK Blog

How J.K. Rowling built a legacy worth over £20billion

In 1997, Joanne Rowling was like many fledgling entrepreneurs: financially strapped but with a brilliant idea. Today, she is celebrating 20 years of becoming one of the most successful female entrepreneurs in history. Those l [...]
 

20,000 more people working in direct sales in the UK

The number of people working in direct sales in the UK has risen by 20,000 according to a report from the Direct Selling Association (DSA). According to the DSA, the UK has seen a steady increase in direct selling since 2009. Th [...]
 

Get smart! Is your business mobile friendly?

It’s easy to see how mobile web browsing has become more and more popular. Look around any packed train, lift or shopping centre and you’ll see a majority of people scrolling through their phones, checking Facebook, Instagram, SnapC [...]
 

Three Millennial entrepreneurs making a serious impact

From Adidas to Visa and DHL to Microsoft – big brands are paying attention to today’s entrepreneur. Appco UK takes a look at three of the brightest (and youngest) sparks in business and looks at the new age of innovation. [...]
 

Inside Appco UK: The Business Analyst

Appco UK has a whole host of people working to support our business and deliver our services. Each month we sit down with one of them to find out a little more about what they do. This month it’s Business Analyst, Noah Lal. Noah Lal (lef [...]
 

Why starting your own business isn’t just for the under 30s

Almost all of us have thought about starting a business at some point. A “Eureka!” moment may come to mind regarding a product or we could be in a job that doesn’t give the freedom we desire. Jack Dorsey (the co-f [...]
 

International Women’s Day 2017: celebrating women’s achievements within Appco UK

International Women’s Day is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements – from the political to the social – while calling for gender equality. To help mark this event we [...]
 

Transparent reporting helps charities rebuild trust and confidence with the public

Prime Minister Theresa May last month outlined a vision for a ‘Shared Society’ in a speech given to the Charity Commission. As a result, charity leaders are urging government to work in tandem w [...]
 

Appco UK’s robust vulnerability measures align with new fundraising guidance

Last week, the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) released new guidance on protecting potentially vulnerable people, which Appco UK welcomes as an essential part of responsible fundraising. Fundraising with [...]
 

Appco Group UK employee Jamie Whelan sleeps rough to support the Sleep with Simon Charity

An Appco Group UK employee slept rough on the streets of London last weekend in support of the Sleep with Simon Campaign. Jamie Whelan, services administrator, has always volunteered at homel [...]
 
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