ISIS Equity Partners managing partner Wol Kolade joins GrowthBusiness as a blogger. In his first post, he explains why entrepreneurial businesses have the opportunity of a decade to help improve public services.
Comments from Chancellor George Osborne that there is a 'question mark' over the merits of VCTs have caused alarm among investors and fund managers.
There's been a big rise in the number of older people in work over the past ten years, which can't be much help to youngsters seeking to climb onto the career ladder.
People often ask me what are the real “turn-offs” for companies wanting to raise capital from external investors.
A bit like spring mating, the rush to match investors with companies and projects looking for funding is hotting up.
What does strategy in business actually mean? There’s so much business babble out there on the subject, you’ll probably get 100 different answers from 100 different people.
Andrew Smith, chief economist at KPMG in the UK, explains why the economy needs interest rates to remain low.
Companies’ balance sheets are improving, but the confidence and appetite to complete mergers and acquisitions shows no increase and is even falling.
Short-term thinking is a natural consequence of recession. Simply put, you're focused on getting through the next week, not mulling over your ten-year plan.
The government's planned changes to parental leave will mean nothing short of a nightmare for small businesses.
It seems obvious to state that good management is the key to business success, but in boom times this can all too easily be forgotten.
If you didn’t like the news last year, go out and make some of your own this year.
Apparently, I'm at ease with technology and have an egocentric, cynical attitude in the workplace. Or at least I would if I shared the archetypal characteristics of Generation Y, to which I (just) belong.
The Equality Act is making an unwelcome reappearance with the addition of a further and still more fatuous and irrelevant provision.
From the Irish bailout to the EU inquiry into Google, we are seeing an increasing power shift away from sovereign nations.
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