How to stop your golden business idea running away from you

Balancing act: The period between inspiration and growth can be precarious

Balancing act: The period between inspiration and growth can be precarious

Having that killer idea is an exciting time and acts as the springboard to business growth: but converting it into successful expansion and profit can be harder than it first seems...

How to make the most of the home office

Home comforts: Can working from home increase productivity?

How can you arrange your home office to increase your output? Read on to discover the best ways to make your home apowerhouse for productivity

Marketing, training or NPD: What is the best way to grow your business?

Kevin Uphill, Chairman of commercial business sales and mergers & acquisitions consultancy, Avondale, discusses the balance between investment focused on immediate results compared to longer-term business benefits through staff training and middle management retention

Perfecting the OX – Office Experience is key for boosting productivity

Work smart: The office experience can be key for increasing productivity

The Uk is is the midst of a productivity crisis – is improving the office experience key to solving it?

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

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

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

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$7m funding round will finance the development of digital games for the global gaming market

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Comment & Analysis

Power play: Can business leaders succeed in politics?

Is it possible to make a successful transition from business to politics?

Serial entrepreneur Ivan Massow has entered the race to succeed Boris Johnson as Mayor of London: but is it ever a good idea for people from the world of business to cross over into politics?

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'28% of organisations do not measure the cost of customer service'

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The gap in businesses’ measurement of customer experience means they don’t know what customers really want, research finds