Dom Walbanke is a feature writer for Growth Business and Small Business, focused on matters concerning start-ups and scale-ups. He has also been published in the Independent, FourFourTwo magazine and various lifestyle publications.

Running a Business

Best buy now, pay later platforms for small businesses

More people are now using the buy now, pay later method as a direct result of the rise in cost of living. Here are the best platforms to use for your small business


London SMEs spending half of revenue on tech

In the capital, 64 per cent of SMEs are turning to technology investments to increase productivity

Export & Import

Border Target Operating Model and how it will affect your business

The introduction of the Border Target Operating Model will make it harder for UK businesses to import meat and dairy products.

Running a Business

7 electricity suppliers for small businesses

We provide information on seven electricity suppliers, looking at their green credentials, affordability and customer service


A quarter of R&D tax relief lost to fraud and error 

HMRC says the scheme for small businesses was responsible for £1bn of lost payouts between 2020 and 2021.

Small Business Insurance

Employers’ liability insurance – don’t get caught out!

Whatever the line of work, all small businesses will carry an element of risk which could affect its staff

Employing & managing staff

Steven Bartlett’s top 5 tips for team building 

The Dragons’ Den investor gives his top five tips for building a winning team, knowing when to take a backseat, and why his main job is creating a company culture.

Running a Business

Green business tips from Deborah Meaden 

Deborah Meaden shared three top tips for any small business owner who wants to run a green business at the SME XPO in London.  

Best company cars 2023

Best company cars 2023

Which cars win the race when it comes to tax benefits, eco credentials and value for money?

Best company cars 2023

Tesla Model S

Best company cars 2023

Peugeot 308 PureTech

Best company cars 2023

Ford Focus EcoBoost