Business Growth

Advice, ideas and inspiration on how to grow your business

There are many ways to grow a business and in this section we look at key strategies, and how you can grow your venture on a tight budget. We also look at how to plan your expansion and decide what areas to focus on, as well as events and shows with great networking opportunities, and software or systems that can support business growth

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Being an Entrepreneur

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Being an Entrepreneur

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An Entrepreneur's Guide to Being an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is often depicted as a life of luxury, but making a success of it takes blood, sweat and tears. Here's how to be a successful entrepreneur

Setting Up an Energy Contract for Your Business

Setting Up an Energy Contract for Your Business

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Setting Up an Energy Contract for Your Business

Finding the right energy supplier can be a headache for small business owners. Here's a simple guide to getting your business utilities up and running

Rebranding a Company: Lessons from AOL

Rebranding a Company: Lessons from AOL

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Rebranding a Company: Lessons from AOL

AOL's rebrand may have divided opinion, but it taught businesses a number of lessons about rebranding. Here are the most important ones

Going Global: the Secrets of International Expansion

Going Global: the Secrets of International Expansion

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Going Global: the Secrets of International Expansion

Expanding overseas can be a daunting prospect for any small business, but a plethora of online tools is enabling companies to compete from the outset

Tackling Changes to Reporting Lines

Tackling Changes to Reporting Lines

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Tackling Changes to Reporting Lines

With more and more businesses changing their reporting lines, how can you avoid employee conflict when you change your business structure?

Starting a Business

Starting a Business

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Starting a Business

Have you ever considered starting a business? Our step-by-step guide should be all you need to turn your startup dream into reality

The Five Myths of Entrepreneurship

The Five Myths of Entrepreneurship

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The Five Myths of Entrepreneurship

There are a number of myths swirling around the startup space – and many entrepreneurs fall for them hook, line and sinker. We debunk five of the biggest

The Small Business Guide to Kickstarter

The Small Business Guide to Kickstarter

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The Small Business Guide to Kickstarter

Launching your next product on Kickstarter could be the best and worst thing you ever do. Here's our guide to navigating the crowdfunding minefield

How to Improve Your Productivity

How to Improve Your Productivity

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How to Improve Your Productivity

It seems we’ve hit an all-time low in productivity levels in the UK and, as a result, are more stressed. What’s holding us back and how do we escape it?

Moving Office Made Easy

Moving Office Made Easy

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Moving Office Made Easy

Moving to a new office is a sign of business growth, but it can also be a stressful experience. So how can you take the pain out of the moving process?

What is Equipment Leasing?

What is Equipment Leasing?

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What is Equipment Leasing?

Want to invest in new equipment for your small business without compromising cash flow? Equipment leasing could be the answer to your problems

‘Proptech’ Holds Key to Future of Buying and Selling Property

‘Proptech’ Holds Key to Future of Buying and Selling Property

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‘Proptech’ Holds Key to Future of Buying and Selling Property

Settled is a new 'proptech' firm on the block and it’s leasing the property revolution by placing the power in the hands of home buyers and sellers

Survival Rates of Businesses

Survival Rates of Businesses

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Survival Rates of Businesses

Fleximize's interactive visual debunks the myth that 80% of businesses fail in their first year. The picture is much more positive. Find out more now!

6 of the Best British Co-Working Spaces

6 of the Best British Co-Working Spaces

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6 of the Best British Co-Working Spaces

Want a co-working space with a difference? Check out some of the best – and coolest – co-working spaces for entrepreneurs from around Britain

The Fastest Unicorns in the World

The Fastest Unicorns in the World

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The Fastest Unicorns in the World

Today's billion-dollar companies: See who the world's fastest unicorns are, how quickly they got there, their industries and locations

Barriers That Stop Women Starting Up

Barriers That Stop Women Starting Up

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Barriers That Stop Women Starting Up

This International Women's Day, business woman and lawyer Annelie Carver shares how other female business owners can break down barriers to achieve success

The Changing Face of Trade Finance

The Changing Face of Trade Finance

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The Changing Face of Trade Finance

Trade finance expert looks at the rise of UK exporting, business funding and the future of trade finance

The Ventures of the PayPal Mafia

The Ventures of the PayPal Mafia

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The Ventures of the PayPal Mafia

The Ventures of the PayPal Mafia: Awesome interactive graphic that lifts the veil on the 'Dons' running Silicon Valley

eBay Loans and Advice for eBay Seller Success

eBay Loans and Advice for eBay Seller Success

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eBay Loans and Advice for eBay Seller Success

Article offering great advice for eBay Sellers who want to boost business – from applying for eBay loans to strategic timing of auctions

How Deborah Meaden Made Her Fortune

How Deborah Meaden Made Her Fortune

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How Deborah Meaden Made Her Fortune

The Dragons' Den business woman, Deborah Meaden, may be worth millions, but how did she achieve her high-flying status? Read her story here

 

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