Simply Business Bulletin: the latest business news for June 2015

The third edition of the Simply Business bulletin is here!

This week we will be sharing three fantastic finds in each of our categories to read, watch and try.

We also want to hear from you. Have you seen something that we should include in next week’s Bulletin? Email us at, or tweet us at @SimplyBusiness, and we’ll make sure to feature the best.

Happy exploring!


Hot off the press to get you thinking:

Regions outside London leading innovation (Simply Business)

One in six admit faking an illness for extended weekend breaks (Small Business)

How to network like a pro (The Guardian)


This week we share some great TED talks to boost your business and feed your mind:

Bill Gross - The single biggest reason why startups succeed

Linda Hill: How to manage for collective creativity

Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a “now-ist”


Three apps to give you an edge:

Charlie - Charlie briefs you on the people and companies you are about to meet with, minutes before every calendar appointment. Know what you share in common, their professional background, their passions, company information, and more.

Workflow - Workflow is all about automating the tasks you do on your phone every day. The app connects with the apps and services you already use to allow you to create customized “workflows” with just a few taps.

WifiMapper - As the name suggests, WifiMapper’s goal is to provide comprehensive listings of publicly available Wi-Fi hotspots near you.

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