What entrepreneurs and owners of fast-growth businesses look for from new hires

Competition is fierce and employers are looking for highly-skilled new hires

Competition is fierce and employers are looking for highly-skilled new hires

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Recruiting for fast-growth businesses is a key component to maintaining development, but is a task fraught with issues involving time, talent pool, resources and intuition.

How the UK Bribery Act may be extended

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As a piece of legislation that is now three years old, Melanie Wadsworth, partner at Faegre Baker Daniels, explains how the Bribery Act may have its remit increased.

Ulvi Kasimov is looking to disrupt the art market through new technology

Ulvi Kasimov is looking to disrupt the art market through new technology

Sferiq leads the way in opening the art market to investment professionals

Technology for Business

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How venture capital investment can help with internationalisation

Business Planning & Expansion

As the British powers that be look to ramp up exporting, Panoramic Growth Equity investment partner Malcolm Kpedekpo explains how the firm’s investment has helped portfolio companies go global.

Stepping out of the UK provides a number of new opportunities for business

Stepping out of the UK provides a number of new opportunities for business

Taking Europe by the Loos: Bathrooms.com learns what it takes to export to the continent

Business Planning & Expansion

Going over to Europe isn't a problem for most Brits, but launching in a European market is another matter altogether. Bathrooms.com found that out when they decided to expand into both France and Germany recently.

Top tips for growing your start-up business

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.

A planned induction process is key to make sure a new hire is integrated well

A planned induction process is key to make sure a new hire is integrated well

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.

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. 

Vested party: Rory Stirling has helped oversee the Base79 growth journey

Vested party: Rory Stirling has helped oversee the Base79 growth journey

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.

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