With Scottish football club Hearts and cinema chain Curzon agreeing to pay staff an hourly rate above the minimum wage, are employers beginning to recognise that employees need more to make ends meet.
What started as a TV show attempting to find the next superstar of Alan Sugar's business empire has turned into a tit-for-tat 12-week cat fight culminating in an angel investment you'd never find in the business world.
Taking a business worldwide should be implemented from a very early stage with a few key strategies.
I have been judging the Investor Allstars awards since the start, now some 11 years, and I still use the same old jokes on my fellow judges. However while the jokes may not have advanced, the quality of the contestants has improved markedly.
In a year when so many exciting company's raised big sums of money, and were sold for eye-watering sums, deciding which were the best was hard work.
Whatever the result of the Scottish independence referendum, the outcome will likely have a significant effect on the business landscape of the UK or divided nations.
The shortlist for this year’s Investor Allstars awards has been announced, and it’s a veritable who’s who of the entrepreneurial and growth company landscape.
There’s no doubt that the UK technology community is adept at rallying round for a common cause, but will the new Startup Manifesto have any impact when it comes to real policy change?
With another Dragons' Den pitch taking to crowdfunding in order to get investment, is the TV show now just becoming a PR platform?
Funding constraints can be terminal for growth businesses, which is why follow-on support must become a key component of an investor and company relationship.
Putting together our annual Tech Innovators piece puts into perspective just how enterprising this country has become.
Looking back on Funding for Lending, it's largely been a failure. But all is not lost, with new options for SMEs gaining traction.
When it comes to picking role models and mentors, the sporting world offers an inspirational range of leaders who are great at rallying troops to achieve a collective goal.
Taking Tech Invest north in search of businesses hoping to grow through equity funding.
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?
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Pitching to a room full of peers is difficult enough, but imagine doing it with the scrutinising eye of HRH Duke of York less than 10 feet away.
George Burgess, founder of Gojimo and recipient of a $1 million capital injection from Index Ventures and JamJar Investments, relives his trade mission for GrowthBusiness.
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