Reading has potential to be UK’s top entrepreneur hotspot

UK economy would be lifted by £34bn a year if towns and cities put focus on adopting technology to support start-ups and scale-ups, says report

Business Ideas & Planning

Intellectual property – how to protect yours as a start up or scale up

Many owners of start up and scale up businesses overlook the importance of protecting their intellectual property. Zain Ali (pictured) of Centuro Global explains what to do and why.


Central Working launches programme to provide growth to scale-ups

Workspace provider, Central Working, has launched a support programme to help start-up leaders scale their businesses. Here's how to apply.

Business management

How to grow a business with a tricky-to-scale product

Former 'The Apprentice' star Elizabeth McKenna shares how to scale up businesses centred around a product that's difficult to scale.


Scale-ups target US as Brexit dampens appetite for EU expansion

More than half of scale-ups have plans to expand overseas, with Brexit shifting the UK focus away from Europe to the US.

Finding and selling to customers

Five tips to help small companies upscale and compete for big business

Marketing, outsourcing and upgrading your e-commerce offerings are key components of a successful upscale. Here, we take a look at how you can apply them.


Budget 2017: Chancellor fails to help scale-up ambitions

Entrepreneurs criticise the 2017 Spring Budget for not encouraging the self employed and start-up ambitions.


Britain on track to become a scale up nation despite Brexit

Four out of five scale up leaders expect their growth to continue despite the uncertainties created by Brexit, a new study reveals.


From good to great: How scaling is the next stage in innovation

To scale or not to scale? Arina Osiannaya discusses why now might be the time for high-growth ambitions.

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks