Four experienced FDs, chairmen and CFOs shares their wisdom on exit planning at the recent Entrepreneurial FD conference. We summed up their insights.
Unclesmoney is a rare phenomenon in the pawnbroking industry: it's a family business. Gerry Pountney explains how they will take on the world, from Birmingham to China.
Finding skilled workers is essential for economic recovery, but unfortunately a challenge across all levels.
The "Command and Control" paradigm of management, with its navigation system based on historical financial data, is totally outdated.
I’m not going to look backwards, instead, I’m going to be doing what all business owners should be doing after the clock strikes midnight on 31st December, and that’s looking well beyond next year.
Big data is the net result of everything we do being monitored, captured and stored (an example of this is a loyalty card which tracks your purchases). This data is large, very large and generates faster than current technologies can store, process or manage it.
Any management team discussing new technology and social media without including the views of a 20-year-old is short-sighted, says Martin Leuw.
City Inn FD-come-bona fide entrepreneur Huw O'Connor recounts his tale from the trench
This month we asked you whether the sea of government lending schemes is truly doing its job in unleashing finance for small and mid-sized businesses, and thus giving the economy an opportunity to recover – as they are meant to do.
Changes to the collective redundancy rule have been announced. Will they help employees and businesses?
No bank bashing in sight: businesses were generally happy with the financial support and advice from their banks in 2012. However, cautions about raising finance in the new year remain.
Now that the Employee Shareholder Scheme is set to be implemented, we look at how the scheme will work – and what policies an SME should have in place.