Inside The Rolex Awards for Enterprise

Brian Cox at the Rolex Awards for Enterprise

Brian Cox at the Rolex Awards for Enterprise

In this video, we look at the awards supporting those with a special spirit of enterprise. 

How to find the top web conferencing tool for enterprises

Web conferencing is a great method of communication for a growing business

Video and web conferencing are vital to businesses nowadays, because they can help save money on travel while allowing you to also meet frequently with others in your company.

The vital role of IP due diligence in the assessment of company value

With IP such a vital part of a company's worth, Jodie Albutt, patent attorney at Dehns, explains why due diligence is a crucial step in going about securing a valuation.

Employee Ownership Trusts could prove valuable for succession planning

John Lewis has shown how employee ownership can be executed

For businesses considering a share scheme, or are pondering a succession or exit, Lesley Stalker, tax partner at accountancy firm RJP, presents the benefit of Employee Ownership Trusts.

Are small businesses missing out on credit?

Here, we look at the advent of Point of Sale technology for growing businesses. 

Deflect crime on your business premises

Make sure your business is burglar proof

Here, we look at some anti-burglar measures to take for your business. 

What has good hygiene got to do with good business? 

Simple steps such as equipping bathrooms with suitable hand washing facilities can help cut absenteeism rates.

Greet high flyers the right way with your entrance

Businesses must be able to come good on a reputation build up online

First impressions are key when it comes to attracting new customers and keeping the ones already secured.

Why should you turn your business green? 

The upsides to adopting a green-first approach to business include attracting customers, cutting costs and a feel-good factor.

The Patent Box and tax relief incentives for research and development

Patent Box was introduced in April 2013 to encourage high-value growth in the UK

Jason Stevens, patent attorney at Dehns, gives an outline of how the Patent Box and R&D tax reliefs work as well as explaining why both may be available to businesses that don’t even realise it.

The top 10 office spaces in London

Given the run of sunshine we’ve had so far this summer, no one really wants to be stuck inside their office. Unless, of course, it’s an office that doesn’t really feel like an office at all, an office that, quite successfully, pretends that it’s something else entirely – a café perhaps, or even a gallery. 

What entrepreneurs and owners of fast-growth businesses look for from new hires

Recruiting for fast-growth businesses is a key component to maintaining development, but is a task fraught with issues involving time, talent pool, resources and intuition.

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