Margaret Kett discusses the issue of gender diversity in the boardroom and what can propel women into the higher echelons of management.
Last week I flew to Helsinki with David Cameron as part of a UK delegation of five cleantech and education experts speaking at the Northern Future Forum (NFF).
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.
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Despite record growth in online transactions forecast around the Christmas period, compliance and security is lower than ever
Young CEOs may grab a lot of the headlines these days, but entrepreneurs over 50 are giving them a run for their money
Here, we look at the fundamental procedures that entrepreneurs need to observe to ensure a strong basis to their business.
The gap in businesses’ measurement of customer experience means they don’t know what customers really want, research finds