With this ‘unique sleep experience’, the only thing keeping you awake will be your credit card bill. Lomme, which stands for ‘light over matter mind evolution’, is priced at £33,000
SMEs have had a distinctly unmerry Christmas in terms of sales, according to a poll conducted by SmallBusiness.co.uk
HSBC has become the latest bank to announce the launch of a dedicated fund for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Last year, Mitesh Soma set up discount pharmaceutical company Chemistdirect.co.uk. Since then it has become an award-winning business with a turnover of £5 million
Built To Last, by James Collins & Jerry Porras
Gerald Kitchen, CEO of SecureTrading
David Worrow, audit partner for advisory firm Baker Tilly, looks at the impact of the Bank of England’s 1.5 per cent interest rate cut
If you’re the sort of individual who likes to let everyone know you’re doing well, then what could be better than strutting about with a laptop made from a luxury car?
In the past, we always focused on the gaps and things going wrong in our clients’ businesses
AIM-listed ventures with operations in Asia have not only outperformed their counterparts on the junior market, but have also beaten the FTSE SmallCap index over a three-year period
More than two-thirds of SMEs believe that banks are failing them, according to a poll conducted by SmallBusiness.co.uk
Marc Koska spent 24 years working on his single-use syringe, which is designed to reduce the spread of disease in poor countries. His company Star Syringe is now profitable with revenues of £1.5 million
Just over a year ago, we opened our office in New York. We’d always got a lot of work out of the US and we believed we could get a lot more.
Think “online racing” and the image that springs to mind is of inactive teenagers who can’t remember the last time they set foot outside
Women are still finishing second when it comes to salaries, according to a poll of 250 entrepreneurs conducted by SmallBusiness.co.uk, a sister title of Business XL
Jon Moulton, the founder of private equity group Alchemy Partners, says it’s time for entrepreneurs to ‘stop worrying about prosperity and to start thinking about survival’
Strategy and the Fat Smoker: Doing What’s Obvious but not Easy, by David Maister - George Foot, sales and marketing director, Kensington Europe
Nearly 20 years after launching her business, Wiggly Wigglers, Heather Gorringe has won £15,000 as the UK winner of the Dell Small Business Excellence Award
The collapse of Lehman Brothers has stunned financial markets across the world. Ismail Erturk, senior fellow in banking at Manchester Business School, explains what it all means for the troubled UK economy
We invested about £500,000 in employing and training people to market our childcare vouchers, and in purchasing the software to process them. That was before the government introduced legislation to make the vouchers non-taxable.
Business is often compared to warfare. Indeed, Sun Tsu’s 6th-century military strategy treatise The Art of War has long been required reading for ambitious executives.
"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Famed writer Samuel Johnson's famous quote may hold true in most respects, but for business survival, it might be time to look beyond the M25
Working capital finance can help release money tied up in invoices and other assets to help keep your business on the growth path. Funding Options CEO Conrad Ford explains
Most people are unaware that the 'gift' they are receiving can be seen as a bribe by a court of law. Here's how to keep your business on the right side of the legal system
The annual Directors’ Pay on AIM report is the most comprehensive review of directors’ remuneration on AIM available. It’s ideal for benchmarking your team’s salary, that of your organisation and even your own salary.