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

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

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 has an array of measures to help growing businesses

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. 

How to secure the foundations of your business

Using legally watertight contracts is extremely important for growth businesses

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 

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.

How to be part of the subscriptions shake up 

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

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

Going for growth in 2014: Lessons from the restaurant industry

Graham Corfield joined JUST EAT in 2011 as UK finance director

Graham Corfield, UK managing director of JUST EAT, shares his insights on what independent restaurant owners are doing to maximise sales and growth.

Great Tech Expedition to the US – Nineteen British companies, three American cities, five days

George Burgess, founder of Gojimo and recipient of a $1 million capital injection from Index Ventures and JamJar Investments, relives his trade mission for GrowthBusiness.

Increasing your business value by thinking strategically

Kevin Uphill advocates working 'on' the company and not 'in' it

Kevin Uphill, chairman at Avondale, argues that creating a well-trained second tier that drives a company will free up business owners to focus on strategy.

Death of the high street: The five most high profile retail collapses of 2013 and 2014

In the wake of Chinese e-commerce business Alibaba becoming one of the biggest global IPOs in history, GrowthBusiness looks at how the UK high street has suffered from the rise of online shopping and highlights the casualties.

Redesigning your office space: Five useful tips

Here, we look at some strategies for bringing out the full potential of your office. 

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Retail sales growth fastest for 26 years

Research suggests price cuts in the final quarter encouraged more customers into stores. 

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The striking similarities between Game of Thrones and your business (spoiler alert)

The events depicted in the fictional land of Westeros bear uncanny resemblance to many business environments.

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Achieving greater gender parity in the boardroom has become a strategic imperative for many firms

Feminising modern management

Margaret Kett discusses the issue of gender diversity in the boardroom and what can propel women into the higher echelons of management. 

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