Non-executive directors are still bringing value to a company, but could do more, new research shows.
A £1 million competition has been launched to encourage start-ups to move to London and highlight the capital as a 'prime location' for building global digital and technology businesses.
Entrepreneurs in the UK do not feel that education in earlier life has sufficiently tooled them up for business success, Ernst & Young says.
A new collaboration between Alliance Boots and BioCity will see the creation of a new business incubator focused on health and wellness.
Fast growth companies located in London's Tech City are being held back by a lack of capital, new research suggests.
The number of cash shells listed on London exchanges has grown from 64 to 91, the latest Cash Shells Directory finds.
Raising bank debt considered an obstacle to completing transactions.
Eyebrows are raised over an increase in the number of new laws introduced by the government.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change has allotted £21 million to a group of entrepreneurs bringing low carbon products to market.
Lending to small and medium-sized businesses through the government's Enterprise Finance Guarantee has risen by £20.1 million over the last quarter of 2012/13.
Salesforce.com is teaming up with three UK venture capital firms to create a competition for European start-ups creating enterprise cloud apps on the company's platform.
The Enterprise Investment Scheme and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme are failing to register on the radar of UK entrepreneurs, despite having been around since 1994 and 2012 respectively.
Companies with employee ownership will welcome deregulatory changes.
The government's business bank and employee ownership initiative are not the way forward, says a survey of 300 UK entrepreneurs.
The government's flagship business finance initiative, the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS), has been extended until January 2015 and has been given a small business incentive.
The Business Growth Fund has identified 4,353 medium-sized enterprises which it says are showing 'high levels' of growth.
Technology heavyweights including Sherry Coutu, Saul Klein and Julie Meyer are coming together to form Tech London Advocates with the aim of strengthening London's tech and digital business hub.
London mayor Boris Johnson has used a visit to Dubai to forge a closer relationship between the two cities' technology sectors.
National regulators can now bid for sums of up to £20,000 to initiate 'business-friendly' enforcement of regulation.
Energy drinks brand Red Bull has launched a business accelerator aimed at cultivating innovative music-orientated start-ups.
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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.
While not offering much in the way of business goodies, George Osborne’s speech offered some festive cheer.
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.