Sophia Harrison, director of financial and professional services at Grayling, looks at how a new exchange platform out of Sweden could strike the right chord of regulation for SMEs.
For businesses, the creation of an up-to-date health and safety policy can be the difference between damaging litigation and a solid safety net.
With chancellor George Osborne's third Autumn Statement done and dusted, GrowthBusiness speaks to entrepreneurs, investors and advisers to gauge their reaction to announcements made in parliament.
Lesley Stalker, tax partner at RJP, looks at how the introduction of the Real Time Information payroll system will impact businesses, and provides tips for adherence.
Erika Bannerman, sales and marketing director at recruitment firm Brook Street, looks at the minefield of employment legislation and gives her advice on how to stay informed.
The ability for the UK to produce wealth has suffered, Lord Heseltine has declared in his No Stone Unturned in Pursuit of Growth report.
Confirmed in the 2012 Budget, the Patent Box regime is due to commence in April 2013. Sharon Bedford, business tax partner at James Cowper, looks at what it means for technology and manufacturing businesses.
Jonathan Middup, partner at Ernst & Young Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, looks back on the first year of the UK Bribery Act to see if the British perception of corrupt practice has changed.
John Turnbull, corporate partner at Bircham Dyson Bell, examines the impact that changes to the Takeover Code are having on M&A deals.
James Wingfield, a solicitor specialising in cross-border commercial litigation at Howard Kennedy, looks at cross-border business disputes and how different laws apply.
The Takeover Panel has unleashed a fresh batch of requirements for M&A transactions, however they have not been welcomed.
Getting deals done has been hard enough in recent years, without the added burden of new legislation to weigh dealmakers down.
Helen Besant-Roberts, business services partner at accountancy firm Hurst, points out some of the pitfalls of the Bribery Act from a deal makers perspective and what action businesses need to take.
Will proposed reforms of the legal system actually cut the cost of a day in cour for an SME? GrowthBusiness investigates.
Will non-domiciled individuals have to pay more tax following this week's Budget? Stuart Long, head of tax at Howard Kennedy, looks at approaches the government might take.
With new anti-bribery legislation coming into effect shortly, are you aware of the provisions that could land you and your company in the dock?
In the past, small and medium-sized enterprises have been put off enforcing their intellectual property (IP) rights. That could be about to change, writes Stephen Gardiner, a patent attorney at law firm Dehns.
From 1 October, all companies in England and Wales must have at least one "natural person" on their board of directors.
No-one wants to think about insolvency, but just in case the worst does happen, you should take steps to protect yourself against going down with the business.
A new emissions-trading scheme has some important implications for dealmakers.
Despite it taking until 2013 for the UK to have its first ‘official astronaut’, Britain’s space industry offers many opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Building a high-growth business stage three: Choosing to partner with larger firms to collaborate on projects.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.