The recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Brian Winterflood, says there are only two words to describe what he has observed in his nearly 60 years in the industry: constant change.
Darren Fell, co-founder and managing director of Crunch.co.uk, reveals adding 'real people' to his accountancy business was his best decision.
Tech investor Paul Birch, who co-founded Bebo with his brother and sister-in-law, reveals in a Q&A with why the future is all about ‘gamification’.
Recon Instruments and Zeal Optics have joined forces to create Transcend, a pair of GPS-enabled goggles that incorporates a display mounted in the lower right hand corner of the goggle frame.
Uli Fricke founded early-stage investment firm Triangle and an insurance business before hitting 30. She's now bringing her enthusiasm to her role as the first female chair of the European Venture Capital Association.
For business owners and managers, gaining planning permission can seem akin to winning the lottery. Christine Hereward, a partner at Howard Kennedy, explains a few simple techniques that can ease the process.
It didn’t take long for Theo Paphitis to return to selling lingerie. But this time he’s back with a new retailing concept. In a rare interview, he reveals to GrowthBusiness his plans for the chain Boux Avenue.
Former Cheapflights CEO David Soskin, now an investor in promising web companies, reveals to GB why internet entrepreneurs don’t have to be under 25 to succeed.
A new era of raised taxes and lower public spending presents fresh challenges. Three business leaders tell GB how they plan to thrive in this age of national austerity.
Despite the tough economic climate, a number of venture capital firms did manage to pull off some spectacular deals last year.
A new poster boy for the European start-up scene, Kristian Segerstråle tells GrowthBusiness how as a 33-year-old he is only getting started after the sale of his social gaming company Playfish for an initial $275 million.
After notable successes with two British IT companies, Vin Murria is on the fast track yet again with Advanced Computer Software. GrowthBusiness finds out how she got started and what's behind her impressive record.
From market trader to serial entrepreneur, Parcel2Go's Fil Adams-Mercer has experienced plenty of highs and lows since leaving school at 15.
When you think of a “green building”, you might picture an aesthetically dubious structure with sustainability on its side.
In early 2002 I found myself at a crossroads.
Each day the gap between reality and science fiction seems to narrow.
Stephen Less knows a thing or two about running a people-focused business. His chain of table dancing clubs, Secrets, now turns over £12 million, and he’s invested a six-figure sum in an IT recruitment company.
Nick Jenkins, founder of online greetings cards business Moonpig, has cleverly tapped into the long-standing British fondness for a visual gag. GrowthBusiness finds out how he got started.
As economic recovery takes hold, it's time to forget recession and focus on growth. We speak to five CEOs to find out how they have expanded their companies at home and abroad.
The M&A Awards recognised those entrepreneurs and advisers battling a tough climate to get deals signed off. GB meets the winners.
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.