News & Market Deals

Twitter acquires London-based machine learning tech for $150m

Mergers & Acquisitions

Magic Pony Technology developed a unique machine learning technique for visual processing - technology that offers a lot of potential for the social media giant

EU is a 'convenient scapegoat': Vince Cable, Chuka Umunna

Business News

Growth Business spoke to former Business Secretary Vince Cable, and his then-opponent, Chuka Umunna on why it makes business sense to stay in the EU

Infographic: Mapping the SME journey

Business News

​From the internet to online banking, it’s not hard to think of some of the changes that have affected the business world in the last two decades. Can we map out the future of SMEs based on what we've learned in the past 20 years? Data from Company Debt highlights the industries and businesses that stand to gain the most in the future

AI powered platform can build business websites in minutes

Technology for Business

A quarter of UK's 5.4 million SMEs neither have a website nor a listing in an online directory, which could lead to these businesses losing out on the millions of consumers who swear by shopping online. Why is there a digital block for these SMEs, and can artificial intelligence-powered website builders address this?

Brexit. Now what?

Business News

Here's what leaving the European Union really means for SMEs across sectors

The UK's high potential businesses REVEALED

Business News

The High Potential Business Awards took place on 22nd June at The Savoy, celebrating the achievements of outstanding growth businesses and the advisors and financiers that support them

Growing a Business

Location, location, location

Business Tools

This sponsored post highlights how to choose the best area for your company when investing in commercial property

BMW Retail Online: a continuing success story?

Business Planning & Expansion

In this sponsored post, we take a closer look at the new BMW Retail Online platform, and examine whether or not the company managed to tap into online markets in the way it wanted

Comment and Analysis

Brexit: Top five tax implications for businesses

David Brookes, tax partner at accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP, looks at the tax implications that leaving the EU has on UK businesses

Is your business prepared for the cashless economy?

The UK is on the fast track to being cash-free, but are our small and medium businesses ready?

Selling your business in a post-Brexit scenario

​The long-debated EU referendum vote is taking place today. As we line up at polling stations to cast our votes, Kirsty McGregor, ​founder of The Corporate Finance Network, explores the potential impact a vote to leave may have on the ability of businesses to be bought and sold

Understanding Brexit and cross-border VAT

Today, a UK business has the opportunity to recover VAT paid on certain expenses in another EU country via a mechanism known as the Refund Directive. This may not be the case in a potential post-Brexit scenario

The Entrepreneur

Audiophile and sound aficionado Bob Stuart has always been passionate about furthering analogue and digital audio.

Ignore the 'nay-sayers': MQA 

After founding Meridian Audio in 1977 and exiting his business in 2015, Stuart now runs MQA in line with his passion for the ultimate audio experience. Here's a snapshot of his business journey

Be the best you can be: YourCash Europe

Banker-turned-entrepreneur and business mentor, Jenny Campbell shares her business journey with GrowthBusiness

Believe in yourself and #GoDo!: Entrepreneurial Spark

In five short years, entrepreneurship academic Jim Duffy has built an expansive 'people accelerator', Entrepreneurial Spark, which supports fledgling businesses at every stage of its entrepreneurial journey

The heart of the community: Charlotte's Group

From a very young age, Alex Wrethman was drawn to the hospitality sector, fascinated by the communities that thrive around the restaurants, cafes and bistros that unite them. Now Wrethman owns a chain of eateries, each with its own personality, style, and patron community

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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