Dolly Parton may have cornered the market complaining about working the "9 to 5" lifestyle, but nearly 25 years on it’s becoming something of a rarity. Society's needs have changed, and so has the working lifestyle.
Every company is required to file an Annual Return to Companies House at least once a year, but many business owners file the Return late, do it wrong or avoid it all together. Here is how to get it right the first time.
Having spent $1bn (£640,000) on Instagram and $19bn (£12bn) on WhatsApp, Facebook is searching for the next big mobile business and has used crowdfunding to support it. Three winners will receive over £360,000 from more than 300 investors.
Leaders from 100 of the country's fastest-growing companies have revealed that introducing flexible working patterns to the workplace can “enrich diversity without going stale."
Despite the meteoric rise of social media, just 7 per cent of employers say they’ve used it to recruit new staff. It's still about the personal touch.
In recent years, while technology giants have been making headlines with multi-million dollar claims of intellectual property (IP) infringement, small and medium sized businesses have also been increasingly focusing on the value of their own IP. Indeed, for many such companies, IP is the lifeblood of their business, underpinning their commercial success.
With Peter Jones set to enter schools in an effort to find tomorrow's tycoons, we catch up with the Dragons' Den investor to find out what he thinks about young enterprise and how older entrepreneurs could learn a lot from kids.
SMEs are now hoping onboard the export bandwagon a lot earlier than those that had been set up before 2007.
As the latest government funding initiative, a £30m allocation is set to benefit small businesses operating in the engineering sector.
A new 24-hour visa service has been unveiled by Downing Street in an effort to make the UK a more attractive place to build and invest in businesses.
Lego Movie creators Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have recently suggested that more female characters are needed for the sequel. "It's important to us that the movie plays broadly and that we inspire young women as much as we inspire young men," said Lord.
They say diamonds are a girls best friend. Well, it appears now they are the best friend of entrepreneurs looking quick access to cash.