In response to new government legislation which could potentially limit the scope of venture capital trusts, Simon Rogerson, CEO of Octopus Invesments, argues the case for the funding method.
In the 1960s Dr Charles Kao pioneered the use of fibre optics technology in communication, and now financial services firm UBS has included him in its list of Brand Advertising Campaign luminaries.
There are no shortage of tablets on the market, with all manners of shape, size and power represented. But how can accessories boost performance?
Paul Marry, CEO of Intact Software, picks up John Wells' Strategic IQ and finds that it doesn't meet his usual expectations of a business-orientated title.
GrowthBusiness presents its ranking of the brokers, nomads, auditors and lawyers most active on AIM.
Nick Green, founder of online digital pringing business printed.com, picks up Jason Fried's Rework to find out if it could change his perceptions on how to do business.
Using geocoding technology can help bring customers to businesses by simplifying and speeding up the use of maps on websites.
In the aftermath of the earthquake and following tsunami in Japan, many people were left with no cash cards to access funds. Now, a Japanese bank is pioneering new technology which could prevent this from happening again.
With the Oympics less than 80 days away, GrowthBusiness finds out if UK businesses are ready for the upheaval that the Games are likely to bring.
Robin Murray Brown, partner at executive search firm Tyzack Partners, argues that acquisitions often focus on financial elements and fail to properly recognise the human aspect of a deal.
With the costs associated with distribution climbing at an alarming rate, GrowthBusiness discovers some nifty ways to lessen the impact.
Businesses may soon be able to get a loan from a credit union on the back of new legislation.
Offering employees flexible working options can boost productivity and more.
Michael Tobin, CEO of TelecityGroup, gets to grips with The Intelligent Entrepreneur by Bill Murphy, and finds out the stories of three separate entrepreneurs.
Public sector contracts can provide a much needed boost to business development. GrowthBusiness looks at how they can be won.
Directors’ salaries on London’s junior market are at all-time highs, but almost half of CEOs did not get a pay rise last year.
For anyone who feels their HDTV is a little out of date, there is now a way to upgrade it without having to invest in a brand new set thanks to the latest product offering by global giant Samsung.
Paul Galpin, managing director at P2P Mailing, looks at how complicated delivery options offered by online retailers can often be more hindrance than help.
Robin Sheppard, chairman of Bespoke Hotels, argues that a minor change to the Enterprise Investment Scheme could be of enormous benefit to the hospitality sector, and to the economy as a whole.
While he continues to lead Mears to further growth, a shock government decision has hit Bob Holt’s company hard. He talks to Growthbusiness about Mears’ first profit warning and his relationship with the City.
David Barker reflects on resisting the temptation to say 'Yes' to the first offer when he opened his data centre, and how choosing instead to diversify his client base at launch has enabled 4D Data Centres to maintain rapid growth in a recession.
Bob Mecrate-Butcher, partner at Charles Russell, looks at how corporate leaks can first be prevented and then plugged when they do occur.
That a team of 13 could build a business worth $1 billion should be the inspiration that all entrepreneurs need.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.