Lesley Stalker, tax partner at RJP, looks at how the introduction of the Real Time Information payroll system will impact businesses, and provides tips for adherence.
Despite recruiting someone specifically to do office-based operational support, Raj Sukkersudha, managing director of Q3 Internet Services, ended up having to repair the errors of his new hire.
Ahead of delivery company Shutl’s US launch in 2013, founder and CEO Tom Allason sits down with GrowthBusiness to explain how he came to offer 1 per cent of his business to Usain Bolt.
Erika Bannerman, sales and marketing director at recruitment firm Brook Street, looks at the minefield of employment legislation and gives her advice on how to stay informed.
With London School of Attraction having a unique and interesting selling point, director Alex Chubb wanted to make sure the company's marketing wasn't cold and formal.
A recessionary period is normally a time for business struggles and ultimate failures. However, for CloudSense founder Richard Britton, he decided it was the perfect time to start a business.
Daniel Ball, director at software company Wax Digital, looks at what must be considered before, during and after any merger transaction.
The ability for the UK to produce wealth has suffered, Lord Heseltine has declared in his No Stone Unturned in Pursuit of Growth report.
Exporting can open a business up to a wealth of new opportunities, but the obstacles to entry can seem great. Jennie Rich, operations manager for Open to Export at UK Trade & Investment, looks at what needs to be tackled to make it a success.
It’s a rare occurrence for investors to open their doors to anyone wanting to meet them so, when it did happen, GrowthBusiness went along to find out what was going on.
Shaun Thomson, CEO of Sandler Training, looks at how the government's StartUp Britain campaign could benefit business builders and gives best practice advice on starting up.
Freddie Ossberg, founder and MD of Raconteur Media, makes the case for the careful nurturing of new graduates in order to ensure future success in a growing business.
Businesses place a lot of responsibility on technology to lessen the burden of administration and accounts keeping. Aad Dekkers, marketing director EMEA at EVault, considers the steps businesses must take when implementing a data backup and disaster recovery plan.
With businesses now tasked with finding ever more innovative ways to stay ahead of the competition, Armin Hopp, founder of corporate language training business Speexx, looks at what companies need to do to boost communication skills.
As winners of Entrepreneur of the Year at the tenth Investor AllStars, Holly Tucker and Sophie Cornish have a lot to show for their work last year. GrowthBusiness asks the duo what the landmarks have been.
Fresh from picking up Investor of the Year at this year's Investor AllStars, Advent Venture Partners' Frederic Court tells GrowthBusiness what he thinks makes a successful investor and why he's hedging his bets on internet and mobile.
With the recession at its height in 2008, Steven Hancock, managing director of hospitality provider The Zest Group, decided to embrace the downturn and tackle it head-on.
With graduates and employers becoming increasingly demanding of each other, David Bloxham of recruitment firm GCS explains where the balance lies.
Simon Blagden, non-executive chairman at Fujitsu UK & Ireland, believes SMEs are vital for the future growth of the UK economy and explains why.
Finding the right niche market to target is often a big decision, and for Giles Palmer, CEO of social media monitoring company Brandwatch, it took more than one pivot.
David Barker reflects on resisting the temptation to say 'Yes' to the first offer when he opened his data centre, and how choosing instead to diversify his client base at launch has enabled 4D Data Centres to maintain rapid growth in a recession.
Bob Mecrate-Butcher, partner at Charles Russell, looks at how corporate leaks can first be prevented and then plugged when they do occur.
That a team of 13 could build a business worth $1 billion should be the inspiration that all entrepreneurs need.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.