Top tips for growing your start-up business

Doing some simple market research can reveal the true scale of something

Doing some simple market research can reveal the true scale of something

Business Planning & Expansion

Before going full steam ahead with ramping up business growth, consider what must be done initially to give the best possible chance for success.

How to make the most of the induction process for new employees

Human Resources

Sarah Mandeville, recruitment manager at Gekko, gives her tips on what must be done early on to ensure new staff are welcomed and then retained.

Hillel Zidel says non-executive directors can be a great asset for businesses

Hillel Zidel says non-executive directors can be a great asset for businesses

Working with non-executive directors in mid-sized growth companies

Human Resources

As an increasing number of growth companies look to non-executive directors for expansion help, Hillel Zidel, partner at growth equity and growth buy-out fund Kennet Partners, gives his advice on picking the right one. 

From recession start-up to £50 million exit in seven years

Venture Capital & Private Equity

When MMC Ventures partner Rory Stirling first came into contact with Base79 the online video market was in its infancy. Now the investor has exited a business leading the market and looks back on the growth story.

Hayley Conic says that it is easy to become swamped in little details

Hayley Conic says that it is easy to become swamped in little details

Business owners need to stick to what they're good at to grow

Business Planning & Expansion

Hayley Conick, country manager for Elance-oDesk, argues that successful business builders must be able to begin delegating.

Post-Brazil World Cup: A winning opportunity for UK businesses?

Business Planning & Expansion

Philippe Gelis, CEO and co-founder of Kantox, takes a step back from the World Cup fervour and asks what kind of business legacy may be left behind.

Mark Collins says the CityFibre leadership team ensured a smooth IPO process

Mark Collins says the CityFibre leadership team ensured a smooth IPO process

CityFibre's life as a technology business on London's AIM 

Company Flotations

As one of a number of fast-growth tech ventures to IPO during 2014, director of strategy and policy Mark Collins tells GrowthBusiness how CityFibre's first six months as a public company have been.

One size does not fit all: Six questions to ask when securing business finance

Business Finance

United Kapital MD Tony Pegg tackles the issue of business finance and gives his advice on the sage questions which must be addressed.

The bill is hoping to make the UK a better place to start and grow a business

The bill is hoping to make the UK a better place to start and grow a business

The UK's new Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Transparency is nothing to be scared of

Business Regulations

In light of the government's new Enterprise Bill, Edward Craft and Charlotte Baker, partner and senior associate at Wedlake Bell, examine what transparency regulation means for SMEs.

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