In this exclusive extract from Kevin Uphill's book Navigating the Rivers of Cash, the author looks at the ways leaders can be more effective by taking focus away from levels of management
We all know entrepreneurs as the hard-working business owners who drive our economy: but some have travelled to their current status on a road you wouldn’t describe as the straight and narrow…
Here, Ali Lijee, founder of the UK’s first nationwide Apple repair network, reveals how he started and subsequently grew his business model which focused on delivering quality service over inflated profits.
International expansion is one of the most complex procedures a growing business can go through: could hiring a good independent director be the key to success?
How can you build a model for effectively prioritising actions and making the most efficient use of your time? This exclusive extract from David Allen's book Getting Things Done should help
Being able to influence others without relying on authority can be an invaluable skill, says Stephen Archer
A start-up mentality is what can propel businesses quickly to the realms of successful SMEs: so how can you maintain the best traits when growing into the higher echelons?
Cashflow and corporate structure are always going to be huge in developing your business: but if you ignore culture are you at risk of leaving the continuity piece behind?
Budget restraints are holding back learning and development programmes: but should businesses be asking if they can afford not to train their staff?
Is the concept of talent overrated? Here Lumesse HR director Steve Hewitt outlines a radical new approach to identifying the stars of the future
Event at House of Commons highlights growing role apprentices play in supporting small business in the UK
Business agility is a term thrown about a lot in business: but do people really understand what it means and how to achieve it? Talent Party CEO Ben Hutt gives his views
Growth in a business is always welcome, but how can owners ensure they retain the culture that made them successful in the first place? Talent Party CEO Ben Hutt gives his views
When workers are promoted to the top job they often have trouble letting go of their former duties and moving on to more strategic tasks. Read on for some tips to resist this urge when you secure a big promotion.
More to do to support women in enterprise despite progress, says government report
Robert Wainwright, MD of WWA Consultants, is an advocate of tailoring advice and assistance so that it fits into the busy schedule of a business leader – and explains why to GrowthBusiness.
Fiona Beal, professional support lawyer at Brodies, explains the legal framework and responsibilities associated with becoming the director of a business.
With a wealth of options out there when it comes to sharpening your business skills, Kaffeination co-founder Matthias Schmid tells us why his decision to complete a MSc in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at Manchester Business School paid off for him.
They are fictional characters from some of history's most classic tales, but what lessons are worth extrapolating?
With the mayor of London Boris Johnson set to decide between keeping his position or returning to government, business consultant Leon Emirali argues that a job-share might be a good idea.
Many SMEs looking to pay down debt; but appetite for credit among remaining companies remains high
Being an entrepreneur eats away at pretty much all your time and, initially, a large chunk of any savings: but with free and useful apps there is a way to fight back and regain some of those invaluable minutes and resources...
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?
The gap in businesses’ measurement of customer experience means they don’t know what customers really want, research finds