Bob Mecrate-Butcher, partner at Charles Russell, looks at how corporate leaks can first be prevented and then plugged when they do occur.
David Freedman, associate director at behavioural change consultancy Huthwaite International, looks at how best to approach to issue of procurement – and the people that pull the strings.
We’ve all experienced the ‘thrill’ of lunch on the go: a quick salad at your desk or half-eaten sandwich dashing between meetings. But what benefit does a dedicated lunch hour bring to the day, and can it mean the difference between a lethargic unproductive afternoon and a turbo-charged second half of the day?
Mark Cohen, managing consultant at Sagentia, examines how SMEs should be going about intellectual property defence and how to make a claim.
With businesses now tasked with finding ever more innovative ways to stay ahead of the competition, Armin Hopp, founder of corporate language training business Speexx, looks at what companies need to do to boost communication skills.
Neil Bishop, business development director at Bishop’s Move, examines the pitfalls that should be avoided when relocating a business.
Changes to cookie laws have thrown web-based businesses into confusion. GrowthBusiness finds out how companies are coping.
Using geocoding technology can help bring customers to businesses by simplifying and speeding up the use of maps on websites.
GrowthBusiness speaks to business leaders to find out why showcasing companies at a trade fair can provide an opportunity to secure new customers and increase exposure.
With the Oympics less than 80 days away, GrowthBusiness finds out if UK businesses are ready for the upheaval that the Games are likely to bring.
With the costs associated with distribution climbing at an alarming rate, GrowthBusiness discovers some nifty ways to lessen the impact.
Offering employees flexible working options can boost productivity and more.
Public sector contracts can provide a much needed boost to business development. GrowthBusiness looks at how they can be won.
All regular readers of Business XL magazine can now download the app for iPad and iPhone free of charge to access all the content from the magazine and more.
Art can improve more than just the office ambience, it can improve a business’s bottom line.
Ever considered how useful it would be to power your mobile phone just by going for a walk? Well, harvesting human energy could be the next big thing.
Clear and consistent communications are vital to securing growth for AIM-listed companies, Threadneedle's Graham Herring explains why.
Along with the explosion of smartphones, there's a similar storm about business apps. As GrowthBusiness's sister magazine Business XL launches its own app, we report on how other businesses are benefiting.
At the Mobile World Congress in February, contactless technology was a hot topic. GB explores why plastic cards in your wallet may soon become obsolete.
Recon Instruments and Zeal Optics have joined forces to create Transcend, a pair of GPS-enabled goggles that incorporates a display mounted in the lower right hand corner of the goggle frame.
Eco Market has added to its growing list of angel backers by securing the interest of ghd co-founder Martin Penny and former PayPal and eBay executive Elisabeth Ling.
Despite it taking until 2013 for the UK to have its first ‘official astronaut’, Britain’s space industry offers many opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
That a team of 13 could build a business worth $1 billion should be the inspiration that all entrepreneurs need.
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.