The emerging markets worth a MINT

MINT nations: (Clockwise from top left) Mexico, Indonesia, Turkey and Nigeria

MINT nations: (Clockwise from top left) Mexico, Indonesia, Turkey and Nigeria

Business Planning & Expansion

Glenn Porter, general manager international identity verification at GBGroup, examines the opportunities and risks of trading with the MINT population of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey.

The name game: Stories behind the naming of some of the most prominent growing UK companies

Business Tools

Ever wondered what the story was behind the names of some of the businesses you use or admire? GrowthBusiness meets five to go back to be beginning and find out the inspiration.

Alternative finance involves utilising the power of the crowd to fund businesses

Alternative finance involves utilising the power of the crowd to fund businesses

The biggest players in the 2014 UK alternative finance market

Business Finance

To coincide with new FCA regulations set to influence the direction of the alternative funding market in the coming years, GrowthBusiness profiles seven of the most active crowdfunding, peer-to-peer and invoice-based platforms on the market.

UKLA changes and what they mean for your business

Business Planning & Expansion

To shed some light on the somewhat murky world of firms acting as sponsors to London listed companies, Toby Duthie, partner at Forensic Risk Alliance, looks at new rules.

New firm: Paul Sulyok set up Green Man Gaming in 2009 alongside Lee Packham

New firm: Paul Sulyok set up Green Man Gaming in 2009 alongside Lee Packham

The Future Fifty scheme: On the road to IPO

Company Flotations

Green Man Gaming was one of 25 companies named as part of the first crop of Future Fifty firms in 2013. Six months later, CEO Paul Sulyok explains how being part of the programme has impacted on the business.

Just Eat provides first bite for LSE’s High Growth Segment

Company Flotations

Fast-growing companies, especially in the technology sector, now have a possible new home: LSE’s High Growth Segment. Melanie Wadsworth, partner at Faegre Baker Daniels, looks at what is required to list and how one of the most promising businesses in the country is set to use it.

Crowdfunding has encouraged those who have previously not to invest

Crowdfunding has encouraged those who have previously not to invest

FCA regulations and what they mean for the crowdfunding industry

Business Finance

On the eve of the new rules dictating how the crowdfunding market must operate, Söla Paterson-Marke, associate at DLA Piper, examines what has been done to protect investors.

Time is running out: How auto-enrolment will impact your business

Human Resources

It is hard to have missed the auto-enrolment advertising featuring the likes of Theo Paphitis, Karren Brady and Nick Hewer, but what does the new legislation mean for business and when will it begin to impact?

Joe Stelzer took his Polaron business through an IPO before selling it in 2007

Joe Stelzer took his Polaron business through an IPO before selling it in 2007

An entrepreneur turned corporate financier's unique insights on selling a business

Exit Strategies

Joe Stelzer, managing partner of Cavendish Corporate Finance, shares his experience as an entrepreneur who sold his own business and now advises others on doing the same.

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