How to grow your business using the lean start-up method

Trim and proper: Lean business can deliver growth

Trim and proper: Lean business can deliver growth

The lean start-up model can work when growing your business: but only if everyone is on board and informed

Remote working: yes or no?

Remote working: Is it good for productivity?

Remote working seems to be one of the most divisive issues in business today: So is it the inevitable future of work or a worrying distraction from important office work?

Top five reasons why start-ups fail

It’s not all about the money, money, money – as Jessie J might say

Resurgent Wigan open for business

In this piece, in partnership with Wigan Council, we look at the opportunities available in the heart of the Northern Powerhouse

How to turn your side project into a business

These days more people than ever are taking the leap and turning their side project into a source of income. However, this can be met with a number of obstacles. Daniel Foster, technical director at Manchester-based web hosting company 34SP.com, has already made the transition, and gives his advice on how others can do the same

Why doesn't the UK tech industry have more global champions?

Border control: Why aren't more UK tech start-ups going global?

Technology entrepreneur and mentor John O’Connell gives his views…

Creating a great place to work 

Creating a company that people want to work for is vital to ensure sustainable growth in your business. German gaming business Goodgame Studios has done just that – growing to 1,100 staff in just five years: their head of talent gives her view on how to do the same

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

Kennet Partners MD Hillel Zidel

What do you look for in a non-executive director (NED)? Below are some of the qualities the best NEDs can bring to your business

Why trust in business is the biggest risk worth taking

Reg Bamford is the CEO of Sable Group, offering financial planning, mortgage, tax and investment advice to clients who have an international aspect to their situation.

Not growing it alone: The power of collaboration for expanding businesses

A collaborative approach can work for businesses, especially in today's enterprise scene

Andrew Morris, CEO of the Academy for Chief Executives, on how small businesses can collaborate for growth.

Five ways government is assisting SME growth

The government continues to provide opportunities for growing companies. Here are a few of them. 

Why SMEs need to think about continuity planning

Anand Ramdeo, director and co-founder of digital estate planning firm Planned Departure, discusses the need for succession planning. 

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