The Investment archive for UK small businesses.


Investment lies in hands of pension holders, says Sunak

Chancellor says its up to those who pay in to pensions to tell institutions they want to invest in fast-growth tech start-ups

Business management

UK recovery is possible with planned investment in businesses

It may seem an insurmountable hurdle but a UK recovery is possible with the right investment in businesses across all the country's regions. Ian Currie of Seneca Partners explains

The Start-Up Series

Attracting investment: 6 ingredients for building an irresistible team

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, explains how small businesses can build the right team to attract investment

Crowdfunding for Business

3 ways start-ups can create irresistible investment proposals

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, provides three ways start-ups can create irresistible investment proposals


Why SMEs are at risk of a downturn

SME confidence is suffering due to falling sales and the low level of the pound, but owners should still invest in their companies.

Business management

How entering awards can help your business grow

Francesca James, co-founder of the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards, explains how entering awards can bring you closer to achieving your business goals.


SMEs set to ramp up investment as confidence edges back

Small businesses are set to ramp up investment as confidence edges back, with planned investment for Q1 at highest level since 2016.


UK investment in analytics to double by 2020

‘Putting Analytics to Work’ points to a big increase in investment on advanced analytics by US and UK companies by 2020.


Talent is number one priority for SME investment

SMEs face various challenges when it comes to hiring new staff, with a third of SMEs reporting a shortage of necessary expertise among applicants as the main hurdle in hiring.

Legal advice

Investment – are you legally prepared?

Here, Karen Holden, founder of A City Law Firm, guides us on how to safely and legally secure investment for your business.


New stats indicate small businesses are facing declining investment

New statistics from HMRC suggest small businesses in the UK could face declining investment in 2017.


Brexit ‘significantly’ increases need for government investment say business leaders

The majority of UK business leaders agree Brexit increases the importance of the government’s proposed Industrial Strategy, but start-ups and SMEs will benefit the least.

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

How to grow your team

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, takes a look at some of the key issues that small businesses face as they scale up

Partner content

How to build your business

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, explains why you need to invest in your branding – even if you're a small business

Partner content

Embrace your unconventional superpowers

Brij Thankey, CEO of Precision FM, explains how taking focus away from the numbers and putting it on his team has benefited his business