News & Market Deals

Scotland hosts two hottest cities for tech salaries outside of London

Business News

Edinburgh and Glasgow above any other English cities for average salaries earned by technology professionals

Business Growth Fund takes minority stake in Four Communications

Mergers & Acquisitions

£10m investment sees London-based communications brand set for further global expansion

Equiteq sells SAP GRC partner Integrc to EY

Mergers & Acquisitions

Deal finalised after the announcement of a conditional agreement in June

CEOs bullish on EU prospects despite Greek crisis

Business News

Global poll of business leaders suggests confidence remains high in the face of possible weakening of the EU

Wimbledon’s winning mindset – lessons for business leaders

Leadership & Mentors Winning mentality: Can an elite sporting mentality translate to business?

The gladiatorial arena of Wimbledon is where champions are made every year: so what can entrepreneurs and business leaders learn from the mindset that drives them to victory?

What’s in a name? The changing language of brands

Marketing Strategies & Research

Is it still possible to pick a truly inspiring name or are all the best ones now taken? Here are some tips on picking a brand name that can make you stand out

Growing a Business

US VCs: Now is the time for European start-ups to catch the Americans' eye

What are US VCs really looking for from European start-ups?

Business Finance

Green business: Minimising environmental impact is important for many business owners

Everyday ways to minimise the environmental impact of your growing business

Business Planning & Expansion

Environmental concerns are fast-becoming a part of any self-respecting new business: so how can make sure you're as green as possible while not slowing growth?

Comment and Analysis

Hywel Roberts

Hywel Roberts

Small business commissioner: scourge of late payers or toothless PR exercise?

The announcement or a new role names small business commissioner was greeted with cautious optimism this week: but what powers will this new office bring with it and will it have any real clout to effect change around late payments and beyond?

Hywel Roberts

Summer Budget 2015: Could the living wage be Osborne’s biggest blunder?

As the dust settles on the Summer Budget cracks are already appearing in the chancellor’s plans

Are businesses still carrying the burden of the recession?

Kevin Uphill, chairman of specialist business sales, acquisitions and strategy provider Avondale, discusses what surviving businesses must do in order to grow and thrive in the post recession economy

Hywel Roberts

Is it possible to make a successful transition from business to politics?

Serial entrepreneur Ivan Massow has entered the race to succeed Boris Johnson as Mayor of London: but is it ever a good idea for people from the world of business to cross over into politics?

The Entrepreneur

Tech Innovators 2015: MyCognition

MyCognition are one of the top 20 tech innovators for 2015

Tech Innovators 2015: Mtov Inc

Mtov Inc is one of our top 201 tech innovators for 2015

Tech Innovators 2015: MeasureMyEnergy

MeasureMyEnergy is one of our top 20 tech innovators for 2015

Tech Innovators 2015: Horizon Strategic Partners Ltd

Horizon Strategic Partners are one of our top 20 tech innovators for 2015

Research

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

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.

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