News & Market Deals

Jon Moulton's Better Capital injects further funds into high street retailer Jaeger

Fundraising Deals

To continue with IT upgrades, website improvements and store refurbishments, clothing and accessories chain Jaeger has secured £8.5 million of new funds.

No vote does not mean business as usual for SMEs

Business News

Small and medium-sized businesses located south of the border could be faced with dual payrolls and two different tax systems under plans outlined for increased devolution in the run up to the independence referendum.

M&A and renewable energy projects could be hit by Scottish independence

Business News

On the day that Scottish people go to the polls, business leaders have spoken up on what the outcome could be if the campaign for independence is successful.

Food delivery service Gousto turns to corporate venture for Series A

Fundraising Deals

Former failed Dragons' Den pitcher Gousto has further utilised venture capital investment by raising an additional £5 million.

23 of the best UK technology companies in 2014

Business Leaders UK Tech Innovators features 23 of the UK's most prominent technology firms

For the second year in a row GrowthBusiness has taken a fine-tooth comb to the technology sector and selected the very best for your browsing pleasure – enter Tech Innovators 2014.

Taking Europe by the Loos: Bathrooms.com learns what it takes to export to the continent

Business Planning & Expansion

Going over to Europe isn't a problem for most Brits, but launching in a European market is another matter altogether. Bathrooms.com found that out when they decided to expand into both France and Germany recently.

Growing a Business

M&A future: Imprima's Tom Horsman says that new tools are emerging

The 21st century virtual data room: A how-to guide

Technology for Business

In an era of fast deals and big money, Tom Horsman, head of technology at Imprima, explains how a virtual data room aids the process.

Newer entrants to the job market have a different perspective on what is required

From the sharing economy to radical generosity: A shift from transacting to gifting

Technology for Business

As the baby boomers and millennials line up in the workplace, Watershed director Simon Middleton examines how the new concept of 'radical generosity' could lead to a generation of entrepreneurs paying it forward.

Comment and Analysis

Hunter Ruthven

Hunter Ruthven

A referendum which could have a profound impact on business

Whatever the result of the Scottish independence referendum, the outcome will likely have a significant effect on the business landscape of the UK or divided nations.

Hunter Ruthven

Prolific VC investors and trailblazing entrepreneurs make Investor Allstars shortlist

The shortlist for this year’s Investor Allstars awards has been announced, and it’s a veritable who’s who of the entrepreneurial and growth company landscape.

Hunter Ruthven

Start-up promotion in a general election year

There’s no doubt that the UK technology community is adept at rallying round for a common cause, but will the new Startup Manifesto have any impact when it comes to real policy change?

Hunter Ruthven

The Dragons' Den public exposure exercise

With another Dragons' Den pitch taking to crowdfunding in order to get investment, is the TV show now just becoming a PR platform?

The Entrepreneur

Mark Pearson sold his business to Monitise for £55 million in June

The multi-million pound exit for voucher codes entrepreneur

From a council estate in Liverpool to a public market exit, young business builder Mark Pearson has always been at the forefront of innovation and market trends.

The travel start-up backed by the three biggest VCs in Europe

Despite operating in a heavily competitive space, HouseTrip has raised $60 million of investment and is set firm on becoming the leader in the holiday rental market.

Tech Innovators 2014: Contentment and its drive to take publishing digital and mobile

With many publishers caught in limbo and needing to decide how content will be made digital, Contentment is providing a way to publish via the cloud onto tablets and mobiles.

Tech Innovators 2014: Adthena aims to give marketers a helping hand

The online world offers a plethora of options when it comes to marketing, and now Adthena has developed a way for brands and businesses to stay ahead of the competition and spend smartly.

Research

What moves small-cap share prices?

Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM. 

Cash Shells Directory 2014

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.

M&A on AIM 2014

Mergers and acquisition activity by AIM companies hit a four-year high in 2013, bucking the general UK trend. So far, 2014 has shown a similar buoyancy.

Directors' Pay on AIM 2014

Directors' pay on AIM 2014

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

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