How to secure the foundations of your business

Using legally watertight contracts is extremely important for growth businesses

Using legally watertight contracts is extremely important for growth businesses

Business Planning & Expansion

Here, we look at the fundamental procedures that entrepreneurs need to observe to ensure a strong basis to their business. 

How to secure clients in industries undergoing fundamental change 

Business Planning & Expansion

Michael Cairns, CEO of Publishing Technology plc, shares his views on how to grow a business, secure contracts and win new clients when a company’s core industry is in transition.

Spotify is constantly reviewing what its customers want from its subscription model

Spotify is constantly reviewing what its customers want from its subscription model

How to be part of the subscriptions shake up 

Business Planning & Expansion

It’s easy for established businesses to think that the trend towards subscriptions doesn’t concern them, but it should, says Louis Hall, CEO, of Cerillion Technologies.

The founder's dilemma: Managing change

Business Planning & Expansion

Business mentor David Mellor discusses how to navigate a growing business as it develops. 

Floundering firms shouldn't be focused on reinventing themselves, says Wainwright

Floundering firms shouldn't be focused on reinventing themselves, says Wainwright

Failing companies need a different approach to strategic advice

Leadership & Mentors

Robert Wainwright, MD of WWA Consultants, is an advocate of tailoring advice and assistance so that it fits into the busy schedule of a business leader – and explains why to GrowthBusiness.

Big data skills development vital to UK businesses

Human Resources

The era of big data represents a major opportunity for the UK in the new information economy, but new research shows companies may miss out on it due to a lack of skilled data workers entering the workforce.

It remains to be seen what tightening borders would do for UK industry

It remains to be seen what tightening borders would do for UK industry

Would capping EU Immigration be the demise of British businesses?

Business Regulations

Katrina Cooper, counsel at Faegre Baker Daniels, examines whether any government pledge to curb immigration would risk Britain's prosperity and impede business.

Protect it yourself? The pros and cons of DIY network security

Technology for Business

Network security is a critical consideration for any business. But should SMEs opt for a DIY approach, an in-house team or a third-party provider?

Deciding on a company's next step takes careful consideration and planning

Deciding on a company's next step takes careful consideration and planning

Taking the time to sell, or buy

Merger & Acquisition

Rob Shakespeare, part of the corporate practice at Squire Patton Boggs, reviews recent trends and highlights and assesses the essential aspects of business strategy for companies looking at the next stage in their growth

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