The Finance for Business North East Technology Fund has taken its 2012 announced deal count to five by supporting The Test Factory.
What do you do when you’ve signed the deal, said goodbye to your business and, hopefully, become a multimillionaire overnight? GrowthBusiness speaks to those that have made the move.
LDC-backed EDM Group has acquired document management consultancy business Filing Plus for an undisclosed amount.
London-based online payment platform GoCardless has raised $1.5 million (£940,000) through a string of investors including Accel Partners, Passion Capital and YCombinator.
Recruitment firms Pertemps and Network Group are to merge in a deal backed by mid-market investor Lloyds Development Capital.
Business-to-business (B2B) consultancy company Channel Intellect has secured venture capital from The North West Fund for Venture Capital.
GrowthBusiness finds out how to make an apprentice scheme a success.
Jonathan Portes, director at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, looks at the economic benefits of immigration.
Private sector pay remains stagnant in the midst of continuing sluggish economic conditions, research finds.
The appointment of a new managing director can be an unsettling time for staff. David Crabb, MD of IT services company Cambridge Online explains how to inspire trust while bringing in new talent.
The government has pledged an investment of £10 million to help medium sized businesses export in its MSB Growth Review.
CBI director-general John Cridland has called for UK businesses to widen their export activity and for more investment from the private sector.
UK management staff expect skill shortages, company redundancies and economic instability to obstruct business growth next year.
Pay for temporary workers in the UK increased this year by 9.6 per cent, more than double the annual rate of inflation.
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.
Duedil has finalised a second-round investment from Wonga co-founder Jonty Hurwitz and reveals it has rejected several acquisition offers.
To coincide with the second crop of Future Fifty companies being named, GrowthBusiness meets Green Man Gaming and its founder Paul Sulyok to find out what being a member involves.
Keith Holdt, investment director and head of the Value Enhancement Group at LDC, argues that big data shouldn't be intimidating for growing companies.
Visiting Colorado with the best of the UK cleantech sector to develop contacts with investors and partners.
The annual Cash Shells Directory is an invaluable guide for companies and advisers considering joining the stock market by reversing into a shell, providing a list of potential candidates and a commentary on each of them.