The Alternative Business Structure (ABS) licence granted to private equity-backed Parabis could herald many more marriages between buy-out houses and law firms.
The spirit of doing it yourself is growing in Africa, and help is now coming from unlikely sources.
Team GB's Olympians owe their success not just to their natural talent, but to the deep pools of knowledge and experience they have been able to draw on.
If complaining was an Olympic sport, the Brits would win hands down.
As Facebook and Amazon join the London movement, are we about to lose our talented tech developers before they've even had a chance to work their magic.
Pay is often a prickly issue that can lead to all manner of inter-office rivalry.
A pack of increasingly aggressive competitors is snapping at the heels of the big high-street names, who have a job on their hands to regain public trust.
Nobody ever likes being told what to do, particularly when it comes from someone who doesn’t really know what they’re talking about.
Our new research into AIM paints a rosier picture than a year ago.
The regions of England need a good meal, not the crumbs that Nick Clegg's Regional Growth Fund is providing.
Lucy Armstrong, chair of the CBI’s SME Council, argues that businesses have put off investment decisions for too long.
It’s time to replace the failed Project Merlin with a more radical solution to the UK’s business finance freeze, argues Barclay Lamont, who puts the case for a microfinance-based model.
Knowing when to turn down opportunities with new clients is just as important as knowing which ones to pursue, writes Chris Merrington.
The Wigan manager’s strength of conviction in his own strategy is a shining example to all business leaders.
The notion of no-fault dismissals has split the business world in two.
The importance of national and corporate boundaries is diminishing as everyone piles into the global war for talent.
From Dubai’s skyscrapers to the iPad, bold visions of how things could be different have the power to transform the world we live in.
There are a few golden rules to consider when rescuing a business or performing a turnaround.
Wonga has become the latest in a long line of small business finance white knights.
Norman Shaw, founder and managing director of ExactTrak, explains why seeking feedback during product development helped re-direct the company and secure investment.
David Barker reflects on resisting the temptation to say 'Yes' to the first offer when he opened his data centre, and how choosing instead to diversify his client base at launch has enabled 4D Data Centres to maintain rapid growth in a recession.
Bob Mecrate-Butcher, partner at Charles Russell, looks at how corporate leaks can first be prevented and then plugged when they do occur.
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.