Impact business, or “doing social good through business”, over simply making a profit, is more than a flavour of the month. There’s a movement within the entrepreneurial community to make all businesses impactful from start to finish. Consumers like it, and so do these leading UK entrepreneurs.
If you’re trying to strike a deal with another entrepreneur and whether you’re selling your business or acquiring one, make sure your negotiation skills are strong. Start by understanding what personality you’re up against. (Hint) there are four to remember.
Despite widely held notions that ‘going green’ is a good thing, why are SMEs failing on their promises to deliver more eco-friendly initiatives at work?
SME owners must act as their own brand ambassador, this also means they must know how to deliver a winning pitch or presentation.
Understanding how they differ can mean the difference between abiding by and breaking the law.
You’ve got the idea. You’ve got the product. You’ve even got the business cards. The only missing piece is the money to make it all happen, so you reach out to investors – but how can you win them over?
Owning and running a business can be unrelenting, the Christmas rush and January sales are closely followed by Valentine’s Day and before too long tax returns and planning for the upcoming 2017/18 financial year.
As his business grows and its reputation in all channels becomes increasingly important, acts of kindness are foremost in the mind of Steve Byrne.
Events and marketing services company UBM has announced it has appointed Marina Wyatt, who has been CFO of TomTom NV for ten years, as its new head of finance from 2 September 2015. CFO Robert Gray will pass on the baton to his "events first" strategy.
New technology is transforming the way companies of all sizes do business, but how successfully those companies use new technology very much depends on project managers. Finding and retaining the right project manager is essential – and using their services effectively is even more important.
Andrew Finn, finance director at Wax Digital, explains how his business recently moved to a subscription basis – recounting the struggles encountered and offering advice for others considering the option.