News & Market Deals

Brits keep calm and carry on shopping: Consumer confidence up five points

Business News

GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has increased by five points this month, suggesting a 'business as usual' post-Brexit scenario

Of the people, for the people: Chair of a classic car restoration company hands over business to staff

Business News

Peter Neumark has owned and chaired Classic Motor Cars Ltd for 23 years, and after taking the business to great heights, has handed it over to his employees

Data as a door-opener: Silicon Valley eyes African mobile tech 

Business News

Nairobi-based tech start-up mSurvey receives strategic investment from $1m Kenyan venture fund to turn African consumer data into gold

New kitemark set to regulate the sharing economy

Business News

A UK trade body has just announced plans to regulate the rapidly burgeoning sharing economy with the introduction of an industry kitemark

Eight business lessons from superheroes

Business Leaders

You may not be born a superhero, but these seven lessons may help you leap tall business obstacles in a single bound

Why London is the worst place to grow a business

Business News

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Famed writer Samuel Johnson's famous quote may hold true in most respects, but for business survival, it might be time to look beyond the M25

Growing a Business

Eight marketing automation platforms you should know about (and why)

Features

A guide to choosing the right marketing system for your business

Seven ways to avoid burnout

Leadership & Mentors

For many, being a successful leader means working around the clock, and putting family life, personal health and happiness to one side. ‘It will be worth it in the end', right? Not according to Sue Coyne, a former business leader and author. Here are her top tips on staying sane and being your most productive and inspiring self by preventing burnout

Comment and Analysis

This rule change offers the biggest opportunity for growth businesses

Recent VCT rule changes present high-growth businesses with enhanced prospects of securing growth finance investment. Bill Nixon, managing partner at Maven Capital Partners, explains the new rules and outlines what early-stage businesses need to do to make the most of this opportunity

Has Brexit crushed your hiring plans? SMEs need a new talent strategy

At the first sign of uncertainty, it can be tempting to declare a hiring freeze. Interim People's Rorie Devine explains how SMEs can roll with the punches post Brexit

The bank referral scheme will sow the seeds of a business funding revolution

According to figures from the British Business Bank, approximately 100,000 small and medium business finance applications are declined by banks each year, which is one of biggest drivers for the introduction of a bank referral scheme. Boost Capital's Alex Littner outlines what SMEs can expect with the scheme coming into effect

What's in a bribe? Five signs you may be breaking the law

Most people are unaware that the 'gift' they are receiving can be seen as a bribe by a court of law. Here's how to keep your business on the right side of the legal system

The Entrepreneur

Why exporting is "bloody good fun"

Brompton Bikes are icons of British ingenuity in engineering and manufacturing, popular both at home and abroad. CEO Will Butler-Adams outlines the growth of Brompton Bikes and why exporting is the ultimate business game-changer

Fancy a working lunch? Here's why you should say no

Two in three working Brits spend less than 30 minutes eating lunch, and even then, that's likely to be spent at their desks. With this in mind, The Furniture Market released the 'DinnerDesk'

How learning Kung Fu helped me kickstart my business

Mark Shankland explains how martial arts helped him take on business decisions with greater focus and discipline

By entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs: newcomer OakNorth Bank takes on business pain points

The five largest banks in the UK control 90 per cent of the market. This may not be the case for long, with latest entrant OakNorth Bank on the warpath, growing exponentially every quarter. Founder Rishi Khosla speaks to GrowthBusiness on how it all began and what lies ahead for UK's entrepreneurs seeking finance

Research

Eight marketing automation platforms you should know about (and why)

A guide to choosing the right marketing system for your business

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.

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