Most people involved in the startup or SME game will agree it’s risky business; and for many entrepreneurs navigating the competitive landscape, getting funded is a significant hurdle.
Unemployment rates are low and people are increasingly able to pick and choose jobs, so a solid recruitment strategy is key.
New research by Alix Partners sought to identify why, as of late, private equity businesses are getting rid of portfolio company CEOs within two years.
As head honcho, you know exactly how much blood, sweat and tears went into building your corner of the corporate world. In many ways, it is like your child – you raised it from nothing. But to ensure its growth you need a business continuity plan.
As a business leader, it can be difficult to tell if the business is growing from its core, or if it’s being influenced by its environment.
Conflict is inevitable, and usually happens when the stakes and emotions are running high. But it’s how you go about winning an argument that will determine your success.
There are a number of ways you could use your money once you’ve secured it and there simply isn’t time to list them all. Instead, here’s a list of what not to do with your investment.
The international climate this year looks to be filled with volatility, which is a concern for UK firms looking for success in business overseas.
For a young and growing business it may not be high up on the agenda, but Office Space in Town explains why SME corporate social responsibility makes sense.
Encouraging employees to get on board your learning and development strategy is crucial as loyalty isn’t common now. Workers can pick and choose which jobs to take – particularly in stronger economies.
Today mobile orders are 34 per cent of all orders at Spreadshirt and we expect to see this number increase over the next two years. The scale of change is amazing, and it’s because we put mobile at the heart of our growth strategy.
Simon Jones, founder of Hidden Value Partners, is a numbers man by trade but advises an approach that means listening to a company’s people just as much.