Putting out an open call for Autumn Statement demands produced some interesting results.
From a national insurance holiday to 'getting jiggy with entrepreneurs' – GrowthBusiness asks 15 business builders what they'd like to see come out of the Autumn Statement on 5 December.
It's that old adage again: the UK is never short of an idea, we just fall down when it comes to the execution.
A little smile crossed my face when I learned that photo sharing start-up Snapchat had turned down Facebook.
Learning from history's best to not give up on an idea.
This week I met business secretary Vince Cable to discuss exporting, trade missions and the new business bank.
The decision by Twitter to list on the New York Stock Exchange, rather than the techie favourite NASDAQ, raises the question of what an exchange really means.
Why spending more on a company's greatest asset is money well invested.
Blackouts, slum housing but 900 million mobile connections – India will define the next few decades of growth for the UK.
Angry Birds, dinosaurs and female domination at Investor AllStars 2013.
There are a few crucial traits that all business builders should possess.
Growing businesses are often scared of the idea of accepting external finance, but funding is in many ways just another supply to be procured, argues Stephen Welton.
Gone are the days when you could rely on a nice bundle of Microsoft Office tools to be adequate.
We all know which technology firms are leading the world – but what about those operating under the radar.
Technology entrepreneur Vineet Jain gives his advice on the big venture capital fundraising questions – when, how much and why?
The growth markets have endured a torrid time since the financial crash, but there is now reason to be optimistic.
Now is an opportune moment to find a more focussed definition of business size.
With a lot of negative press emerging about zero hour contracts, what do entrepreneurs and business leaders really think about the practice?
This week saw the formal introduction of fees for employment tribunals in the UK – a development that was described as a 'great day for Britain's worst bosses' by TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady.
Before the explosion of technology prowess seen in East London, and financial firepower that now calls Canary Wharf home, the UK was built on a strong history of manufacturing.
Pitching to a room full of peers is difficult enough, but imagine doing it with the scrutinising eye of HRH Duke of York less than 10 feet away.
George Burgess, founder of Gojimo and recipient of a $1 million capital injection from Index Ventures and JamJar Investments, relives his trade mission for GrowthBusiness.
With Scottish football club Hearts and cinema chain Curzon agreeing to pay staff an hourly rate above the minimum wage, are employers beginning to recognise that employees need more to make ends meet.
Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM.