News & Market Deals

Third of British business drivers on the road uninsured 

Business News

An increasing number of UK workers are driving as part of their job without the necessary protection or training, new research suggests.

Facebook and Twitter tool Glow Digital Media closes funding round

Fundraising Deals

Glow Digital Media has raised $7 million of equity investment so that it can accelerate international growth already underway.

Crowdcube closes world record crowdfunding round in 16 minutes

Fundraising Deals

Equity crowdfunding platform has topped up a £3.8 million venture capital round by using its own platform to raise £1.2 million.

Chinese outdoor wear brand chooses London's AIM to list on

IPO & City News

The Alternative Investment Market has continued to attract Chinese listings, with Fraspens becoming the latest to announce a flotation.

How to be pitch perfect when seeking investment for your business

Business Finance The Hassle.com team of Tom Nimmo, Alex Depledge and Jules Coleman

Having recently raised $6 million from the venture capital community, Hassle.com co-founder and CEO Alex Depledge provides guidance on how best to be successful in the process.

Inside track on the £100 million Tyrrells acquisition

Business Leaders

As an iconic British household brand, crisp business Tyrrells has its eyes set on global expansion having secured a new financial backer. GrowthBusiness speaks to Investcorp's Hazem Ben-Gacem to get the scoop. 

Growing a Business

Hayley Conic says that it is easy to become swamped in little details

Business owners need to stick to what they're good at to grow

Business Planning & Expansion

Hayley Conick, country manager for Elance-oDesk, argues that successful business builders must be able to begin delegating.

Having finished hosting the World Cup, Brazil turns its attentions to the Olympics

Post-Brazil World Cup: A winning opportunity for UK businesses?

Business Planning & Expansion

Philippe Gelis, CEO and co-founder of Kantox, takes a step back from the World Cup fervour and asks what kind of business legacy may be left behind.

Comment and Analysis

Hunter Ruthven

Hunter Ruthven

Getting involved with the International Festival for Business

Taking Tech Invest north in search of businesses hoping to grow through equity funding.

Hunter Ruthven

Boiling down the contents of the government's Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill

After much fanfare, and an appearance during the Queen's Speech, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill has been unveiled. But what does it promise for enterprising UK companies?

Hunter Ruthven

What can we learn about management from the World Cup Finals?

Over the next month 32 men will be put under intense pressure and scrutiny to deliver success on a global level, sound familiar?

Christian Lanng

Why SMEs should implement truly flexible working

Flexible working has been around for a while in various forms, but here is why I think a truly flexible approach works.

The Entrepreneur

Jamie Turner drew a number of conclusions from Tech Entrepreneur Week

Key learnings from Tech Entrepreneur Week

Jamie Turner, CTO at Postcode Anywhere, examines Tech Entrepreneur Week to determine what must be done to build a great technology company.

When business borrowing is a bad idea

In an era where there have never been more options when it comes to business finance, Jonathan Kettle, founder of Taxicode, argues that no external investment at all is the best course to sail.

Pursuing business growth? It pays to know your limits and relinquish control

When a company reaches a certain stage, XLN Business Services founder Christian Nellemann believes it is critical to take a step back and allow the talent assembled to flourish.

Jobandtalent's quest to disrupt the recruitment sector

For those who are open to a job change, but reluctant to invest time in the process, jobandtalent has created a new platform fusing traditional job postings with complex analytics. GrowthBusiness finds out more.

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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