Wooing business? It's all talk

Wol Kolade / 17 Nov 2011

The government has had long enough to talk about supporting businesses – now it’s time for action. GrowthBusiness blogger Wol Kolade gives his view of Number 10's recent work.

Wol Kolade: End of the tunnel

Wol Kolade / 13 Sep 2011

It is difficult to be optimistic in the face of the government's austerity measures, plummeting consumer confidence and the ongoing debt woes surrounding the EU and the US.But there is light at the end of the tunnel.

High time for the high street?

Wol Kolade / 04 Aug 2011

GrowthBusiness blogger Wol Kolade says the government’s sentiment to fix the high street is laudable but there is nothing new about the decline of the high street as a centre for the community.

Wol Kolade: Life beyond Euroland

Wol Kolade / 12 Jul 2011

Don't waste time wishing the Eurozone mess will all go away. GrowthBusiness blogger Wol Kolade writes that SMEs who run with it and look at other options, may just turn a bad situation to an advantage.

Wol Kolade: Time for a rethink

Wol Kolade / 15 Jun 2011

Now that the hysteria surrounding Start-Up Britain has died down, Wol Kolade explains where the government is going wrong on start-ups.

Open for business

Wol Kolade / 11 May 2011

Wol Kolade explains why in the post crisis world, private equity can play a vital role.

Struggle for survival

Wol Kolade / 20 Apr 2011

GrowthBusiness blogger Wol Kolade explains that in a low-growth economy, it is not going to be good enough for a business to be an also-ran in the race for growth.

Wol Kolade: Leaner machines

Wol Kolade / 16 Mar 2011

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.

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