Ken Scott, CEO of e-learning specialist ILX Group, shares lessons learned from years of dealmaking.
Jos White, who sold his company MessageLabs for $695 million, on why it's so important to act like a bigger business than you really are.
Ian Cheshire, chairman of B&Q, explains how the store has saved 10,000 tonnes of carbon emissions.
More tips from John Cleese, who reveals how to stop a waffler in full flow.
John Cleese reveals how to deal with serial interruptors without giving in or getting into a fight.
Some advice from John Cleese about how to deal with people who throw their weight around in meetings.
Jamie Oliver's team of fresh-faced recruits meets the ultimate challenge.
Jamie Oliver has to deal with a crisis in the kitchen as his team learn an important lesson about accountability.
In the second part of this series on leadership, chef Jamie Oliver takes his team of volunteers through some early challenges.
An insight into building a team with chef Jamie Oliver.
Dragons' Den's Theo Paphitis and others discuss the help available to businesses to cut down on energy guzzling and trim costs.
Fiona Dawe, CEO of online-only young people's advice service Youthnet, explains how the internet has driven the social enterprise's success.
Speed and ease of putting new ideas into action is vital for Julia Ashley, new business director at London-based housing association and care provider Central and Cecil.
Jerome Couturier, associate professor in international management at ESCP Europe Business School, looks at how companies can expand overseas without overextending themselves.
Apprentice winner Tim Campbell explains why his social enterprise, the Bright Ideas Trust, doesn't 'give money away'.
Not-for-profit enterprises have no excuse to be less efficient than conventional businesses, argues Benita Refson, chief executive of school-based learning organisation The Place2Be.
Andrew Cameron, chief executive of London’s Air Ambulance, explains how the organisation’s independence has helped it achieve its goal of reducing deaths from road accidents.
Liam Black, co-founder of leadership development organisation Wavelength Communications, explains how the downturn is creating a harsher environment for social enterprises.
Entrepreneurs and owner-managers quiz Dragons' Den supremo Peter Jones about technology, branding and how to start a business in a recession.
Charlotte Di Corpo, funding manager of Save the Children, explains why the charity is investing in smaller enterprises.
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Despite it taking until 2013 for the UK to have its first ‘official astronaut’, Britain’s space industry offers many opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
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.