A good credit control system can be considered the lifeblood of a business. Terry Irwin of TCii Strategic and Management Consultants explains ways to reduce the risk presented to your business by bad debt.
The European Commission is hoping to encourage more cross-border venture capital investing, but proposed reforms may actually impact access to capital for businesses.
Much has been debated about how to collect, store and analyse the data that businesses receive, whether it’s from customers, suppliers or rivals.
The Phoenix Partners's Rachel Hargrave puts aside her cynicism and discovers a challenging read.
Asset-based lending has been historically viewed as the poor relation to bank overdrafts and loans. But Bobby Lane, a partner at accountancy firm Shelley Stock Hutter, writes that the tide may be changing.
Those thinking about a merger might want to make the most of the current regulatory environment after news of proposed changes to the Takeover Code.
The Growth Company Awards, hosted by Vitesse Media, brought together for the 11th time the advisers and companies making a difference to the development of British business.
Nearly £230 million is now sitting in cash shells waiting to find a home. GrowthBusiness investigates how to secure some of these elusive funds and speaks to those who have.
Increasingly, creative businesses are turning to trend forecasting to find out about industry developments.
Companies need to get ready for the new pensions rules. GrowthBusiness outlines the changes due to come in next year.
It’s an age-old question, what is the key to entrepreneurial success? And, while I hate to admit I don’t have a single answer, I think I have found someone who does.
Businesses and their employees have much to gain from operating flexible working options. GrowthBusiness reports on the companies which have moved from office space to cyberspace.
Disclosed deal value in the global automotive M&A market fell by US$10 billion to $29.4 billion in 2010, as the level of disclosed figures in 2009 helped improve statistics.
New World Oil & Gas is expected to join AIM soon, with the investment business aiming to raise £3 million to support investments in the oil and gas sector.
GrowthBusiness asks Silicon Roundabout businesses whether the recent government exposure is welcome and how the increased notoriety will affect its staunch culture.
The private equity market has long been a difficult sector to quantify, with its opaqueness and lack of access to data meaning that performance is hard to evaluate.
In the second of a two part series, Lesley Stalker, tax partner at accountancy firm RJP, explains how entrepreneurs' relief in 2011 can offer significant tax savings.
Peter Snowdon, partner in the financial services team at Norton Rose, discusses the implications of the Independent Commission on Banking’s interim report.
With more businesses pursuing sales in far-flung international markets, exposure to more local or ‘exotic’ currencies needs to be managed.
Innovation and risk-taking are the driving forces behind the UK's high-growth technology companies. Three business leaders reveal how they are pushing the boundaries in this fast-changing sector.
A good night's sleep may never make it on an entrepreneur's to-do list, but these eight successful people swear by it
Traditionally, empathy didn’t really have a place in business. The pursuit of profits was paramount, with the office of the past an environment where compassion and an understanding point of view had no place. However, times have changed, writes Nick Peart, marketing director EMEA at Zendesk
Charlotte Slocombe, partner at Fragomen Worldwide, discusses the potential impact of Brexit on the SME market and how our US neighbours manage the shortage of seasonal and unskilled labour
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.