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Thursday February 21st, 2013

Thursday, 21 February 2013 | By Oliver Milman
Remaining relevant is one of the biggest challenges facing the business sector. Whether you’re a two-man start-up or a multinational, there is constant pressure to keep up the pace.

The retail industry is a prime example of what can happen when businesses refuse to move with the times. Suddenly, everyone is trying to play catch-up but not everyone survives.

Today, Marc Peskett highlights the merits of government grants and incentives, encouraging start-ups to take full advantage of the programs as they seek to stay innovative and competitive.

Elsewhere, mumpreneur Amanda Jesnoewski lists eight key ways to boost creativity in your business, while Paul Clements outlines the pros and cons of leasing equipment.

StartupSmart is also undergoing a website redesign, so be sure to check out our new look next week.