Care home operator Springfield Healthcare Group has already begun to use its Business Growth Fund cash to get acquisitive. We find out how progress has been since the investment as part of an exclusive portfolio roundtable.
Despite it taking until 2013 for the UK to have its first ‘official astronaut’, Britain’s space industry offers many opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Time was of the essence when Mario Di Giorgio, CEO of e-cigarette brand Salmon & Trout, launched his business. He explains how being proactive worked.
Business coach Alan Adams explains the value of capturing good-quality data and reveals why he wished he’d made his clients feel loved at the start of his career.
As part of a restructure, law firm Howard Kennedy has appointed partner Dov Katz as head of AIM within the firm’s capital markets group.
The R300 headphones by Ferrari by Logic3 provide a comfortable and high quality way to listen to music on the move and at home.
Advertising can often be a difficult thing to gauge in terms of return on investment, but is pivotal for the future success of Broadbandchoices.co.uk
Back in June 2012, ATM services business Cennox became the Business Growth Fund's (BGF) 10th investment – at which point the company had already developed technology which was being used by the London cycle scheme to prevent card skimming.
With GCI Com one of the first three businesses backed by the Business Growth Fund, GrowthBusiness looks at why the company chose the funding route and how progress has been.
As the UK is increasingly swept up in Bradley Wiggins mania, Sheffield-based Planet X Bikes is gearing up for rapid growth on the back of a new funding package.
Getting a healthy return from a cleantech investment has often been hard work – but for David Mott and his Oxford Capital Partners firm, it’s made them award winners.
Having spent a year shadowing former BVCA chairman Robert Easton, Fidelity Growth Partners’ Simon Clark is now stepping up to the role and has some ambitious targets.
GrowthBusiness catches up with Six Degrees founder and serial entrepreneur Alastair Mills to find out how his business has been bedding in its numerous acquisitions and what its latest purchase adds to the company.
GrowthBusiness talks to companies including Abundance Generation and Ecology Building Society about being recognised at the New Energy & Cleantech Awards 2013.
James McKenzie was lauded at the New Energy & Cleantech Awards 2013 for his ability to combine technical expertise with sound business acumen, as well as an ability to use the financial markets. GrowthBusiness took some time to find out more.
The London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square was the setting for the sixth New Energy & Cleantech Awards, where the topic on everyone's lips was how the cleantech market was going to evolve.
Alex Blackburne, editor of sustainable investment magazine Blue & Green Tomorrow, looks back at the New Energy & Cleantech Awards and forward to the future of sustainability.
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Sophia Harrison, director of financial and professional services at Grayling, looks at how a new exchange platform out of Sweden could strike the right chord of regulation for SMEs.
Building a high-growth business stage three: Choosing to partner with larger firms to collaborate on projects.
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.