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Each region of the UK posted an increase in the amount of businesses within the £2.5 million to £100 million revenue band during the last year, new figures show.

Recruiting native speakers to help with export growth

Europlus Direct and Jim Hart's investment in native speaking salespeople has led to export success and growth of revenues to £8 million. It's a move which Hart believes is his best ever, and has also led to the founding of a company supplying recruitment and translation services.

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There is often early pressure to take on external capital to start and grow

When business borrowing is a bad idea

In an era where there have never been more options when it comes to business finance, Jonathan Kettle, founder of Taxicode, argues that no external investment at all is the best course to sail.

DFJ Esprit’s Scott Sage: London is ten years behind Silicon Valley

GrowthBusiness speaks with new DFJ Esprit partner Scott Sage to find out where he's carved out an investment expertise and how he compares the London set-up with Silicon Valley.

Beat the freeze with heated cycling gloves

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For those who are open to a job change, but reluctant to invest time in the process, jobandtalent has created a new platform fusing traditional job postings with complex analytics. GrowthBusiness finds out more.

Inside track on the £100 million Tyrrells acquisition

As an iconic British household brand, crisp business Tyrrells has its eyes set on global expansion having secured a new financial backer. GrowthBusiness speaks to Investcorp's Hazem Ben-Gacem to get the scoop. 

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WANdisco's all in bet on the big data market

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The viral video magician helping brands connect with consumers

Unruly co-founder and COO Sarah Wood tells GrowthBusiness how she and her team are fusing marketing, advertising and technology to create a leading global 'madtech' company.

Mark Robinson’s journey from early data to dotcom bubble to cleantech trailblazer

With new energy and clean technology offering entrepreneurs a number of new opportunities, Mark Robinson represents a business builder who has directed his company to take advantage of the growing market.

B2M Solutions and Julie Purves have a client list including Nike and easyJet

B2M Solutions and Julie Purves have a client list including Nike and easyJet

The female technology entrepreneur making a mint out of mobile

Having predicted a fast-maturing mobile market at the turn of the millennium, Julie Purves finally has a sector which is ready for her intelligence analytics offering.

Innocent Drink’s Richard Reed on life after a $500 million company

At the beginning of 2013 Richard Reed and the rest of his founding team at Innocent Drinks sold out the last of their stake to Coca Cola. GrowthBusiness finds out what happens after exiting a business valued at $500 million.

Business help: As always, the Budget split the business community

Business help: As always, the Budget split the business community

The Budget 2014: Mixed reactions to the chancellor's speech from entrepreneurs and business leaders

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