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.

Business management

Three methods for scaling a business

Everyone knows that starting a business is hard work, but scaling a business is just as challenging. Peter Tuvey outlines three methods for scaling a business.

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.

Business management

Top ten tips for scaling your business quickly

Here, James Hind explores the necessary components of scaling a business successfully.

Business management

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.

Partner content

What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

Partner content

Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

Partner content

Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...