Should early stage businesses consider VCT funds?

Securing funding can be one of the biggest challenges a business will face, particularly if you are already established and need a large sum of money without giving away a huge amount of equity.

How to woo a retail buyer

Specialist retail consultant Sue Fabian tells us how to persuade retail buyers at major chains that your product is worth a punt.

Minimum wage rises to ?6.31

The UK minimum wage for adult workers will today rise by 12p, and the government plans to name and shame employers who fall foul of it.