News & Market Deals

Employees regularly question colleagues’ credentials

Business News

Turns out your colleagues might just think you’re terrible at your job

Two curry houses closing every week amid skills shortages

Business News

Research by Cobra Beers shows worrying trend despite UK’s appetite for Indian food remaining as strong as ever

Thousands die weeks after being declared 'fit for work' by DWP

Business News

Figures released in response to FOI request spell trouble for Iain Duncan-Smith’s embattled department

One in five women ‘hide family plans from employer’

Business News

More than half also plan to alter their career paths to accommodate children, according to YouGov survey

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

Digital disruption: Are you doing enough to survive and thrive?

Adapt or die: Digital disruption as the key to economic growth

Technology for Business

If you want to grow it's not longer enough to work your socks off: now you need to be genuinely disruptive to thrive

Chip and pin: Will US adoption spell trouble for British SMEs?

Why UK SMEs risk fraud activity as US adopts chip and pin

Technology for Business

You may not think that the US finally adopting chip and pin will have a significant effect on British SMEs: but if you're worried about card fraud you may have to think again

Comment and Analysis

Gaining a degree: business sense for young people?

The value of business degrees for those looking to earn a sizeable salary has long been a source of fierce debate: but they may be worth more than some want you to believe...

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

The Entrepreneur

20 of the most exciting technology companies of 2015

Following on from our Tech Invest London event, here we have profiles of all of the presenting companies: between them they represent some of the most innovative young businesses around today

Tech Innovators 2015: 3D Repo Limited

3D Repo Limited are one of our top 20 tech innovators for 2015

Tech Innovators 2015: Wisejet

Wisejet are one of our top 20 tech innovators for 2015

Tech Innovators 2015: Turtleclass

Turtleclass 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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