News & Market Deals

Big Health raises $12m to expand into mental healthcare

Business News

Big Health's programmes have helped numerous businesses boost productivity by improving employees' sleep. With its recent fundraise, the company aims to take digital medicine further, tackling other mental health issues affecting the workforce

US payments-as-a-service firm eyes UK market

Business News

WePay, payments partner to the 'platform economy' across the Atlantic, expands to the UK to link multi-party payments overseas

UK M&A activity post-Brexit: what's the verdict?

Business News

According to Thomson Reuters' scorecard for Q2 2016 looking at trends in deal making, UK M&A activity totals $95 billion (£72 billion), down 53 per cent compared to year-to-date 2015. However, industry figures contradict the assertion that deal making may slow post-Brexit

Fuss Free Phones raises seed investment to expand reach across ageing population

Business News

Dedicated mobile service for elderly users, Fuss Free Phones secured seed funding from European impact investment bank ClearlySo to launch far and wide

Three ways the "on-the-go" economy has disrupted UK's workforce

Business News

A new report reveals a growing nexus between the sharing economy and the on-demand economy, the on-the-go economy, as the engine driving the UK's workforce. Here's why SMEs need to adapt and respond now

What we can learn from the ARM Holdings sale

Comment & Analysis

Daniel Keighron-Foster, MD of Manchester-based cloud consultancy Steamhaus outlines what we can learn from the sale of the UK's biggest and best tech business

Growing a Business

Nothing like a good old fashioned staff meeting - image circa 1920

Going back to the basics

Business Planning & Expansion

Research commissioned by the British Council for Offices reveals most employees may be tiring of hot desk-ing and remote working. Office Depot's Paula Marshall explains why going back to the basics may be best for productivity

Breaking the culture of presenteeism

Human Resources

Technology may be the best bet for businesses to wean Britain's young workers off a culture where attendance takes precedence over quality of work

Comment and Analysis

Five questions to ask before choosing an investor

Your investor could be with you for a number of years and during that time will be actively involved with your business, including sitting on your board. Here are top things to consider when forging the relationship

Is there a need for a Pokémon policy?

With one company threatening dismissal if the game is played in work and Boeing finding it had been downloaded 100 times on company mobiles, Law at Work’s legal adviser Paman Singh reflects on whether employers should be considering a Pokémon policy

Lessons from fashion retail

According to Uwe Hennig, CEO of retail analytics software firm Detego, fashion leads the charge in retail. Here's what growth businesses can learn from the latest trends in one of the most resilient and en vogue sectors

Brexit: the challenge of accepting change

Martin Brenig-Jones, MD of Catalyst Consulting outlines how those who voted to remain in the EU can accept and make the most of the Brexit vote

The Entrepreneur

Eight successful people and their bedtime habits

A good night's sleep may never make it on an entrepreneur's to-do list, but these eight successful people swear by it

Enjoy the journey: Property Moose

Solicitor-turned-entrepreneur Andrew Gardiner outlines his business journey founding proptech start-up Property Moose in 2013

Never stop learning: Active Digital

At a time when pay-as-you-go and disposable phones were all the rage, Jo Wimble-Groves realised that a one-size-fits-all approach would undercut a huge chunk of business technology users. In 1996, she set up Active Digital to provide businesses with the mobile technology they actually need, and since then, has worked with clients as varied as GB Taekwondo and Iron Maiden

Take risks, stay focussed: Larsson & Jennings

Andrew Jennings dipped into his savings and put up as much personal finance as he could leverage to make his vision come true. In four short years, his Swiss-made watch brand, Larsson & Jennings has penetrated the luxury market in London and New York. Here's how

Research

Directors' Pay on AIM 2016

The annual Directors’ Pay on AIM report is the most comprehensive review of directors’ remuneration on AIM available. It’s ideal for benchmarking your team’s salary, that of your organisation and even your own salary.

Cash Shells Directory 2015

The annual Cash Shells Directory is an invaluable guide for companies and advisers considering joining the stock market by reversing into a shell, providing a list of potential candidates and a commentary on each of them

Directors' Pay on AIM 2015

The most complete review of directors' remuneration on AIM, including basic salary, bonus and benefits.

Report exposes lack of ROI insight from customer service

'28% of organisations do not measure the cost of customer service'

The gap in businesses’ measurement of customer experience means they don’t know what customers really want, research finds

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