Innovation

How disruptive tech is shaking up the world of business

Innovation is the beating heart of tech startups in London, Berlin and Silicon Valley. By tearing up the rule book on everything from payments and transportation, to food delivery and accommodation, these companies are disrupting markets that have traditionally been dominated by corporate giants. But what can other businesses learn from these startups, and how can they take advantage of their groundbreaking tech?

How to Build an Inclusive Culture Within Your SME

How to Build an Inclusive Culture Within Your SME

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How to Build an Inclusive Culture Within Your SME

Zoe Morris of recruitment agency Jefferson Frank explores what UK businesses can do to build an inclusive culture and make women feel more welcome in the technology industry

What is Fintech?

What is Fintech?

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What is Fintech?

Here's our view of how fintech works and the impact it's having on the landscape of the UK economy

What Can Cloud-Based Solutions Do for SMEs?

What Can Cloud-Based Solutions Do for SMEs?

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What Can Cloud-Based Solutions Do for SMEs?

More SMEs are harnessing the flexibility of cloud services to increase day-to-day efficiencies, support scalability and boost security. Dean Gardner talks us through the benefits

How Facial Recognition Technology Can Help SMEs

How Facial Recognition Technology Can Help SMEs

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How Facial Recognition Technology Can Help SMEs

Identity verification is a vital part of many businesses' customer checks. Rhys David examines how facial recognition technology can help save time and resources

Blockchain Solutions to Supply Chain Problems

Blockchain Solutions to Supply Chain Problems

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Blockchain Solutions to Supply Chain Problems

The modern supply chain is facing incredible strain from increased demands from the digital ecosystem. We look at the impact blockchain could have on supply chain management

Taking the Guesswork out of Influencer Marketing

Taking the Guesswork out of Influencer Marketing

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Taking the Guesswork out of Influencer Marketing

Influencer marketing has resulted in huge success for the companies that get it right, but choosing an influencer for your brand is tricky. Until, that is, you start using artificial intelligence

The Accelerator Helping to Build Future Britain

The Accelerator Helping to Build Future Britain

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The Accelerator Helping to Build Future Britain

By nurturing some of the UK’s very best startups, Geovation is becoming a bright light for a government often accused of failing to adequately support to the nation’s tech industry

Death Isn't the End for These Startups

Death Isn't the End for These Startups

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Death Isn't the End for These Startups

The only certain things in life: death and taxes. But when it comes to death, the funeral industry is over-charging and under-serving. Two startups explain how they're challenging the status quo

Why It’s Time to Stop Fearing AI

Why It’s Time to Stop Fearing AI

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Why It’s Time to Stop Fearing AI

Far from being a threat, artificial intelligence presents a huge opportunity for businesses and customers alike. How could robots transform your company?

Cryptocurrencies: What Does the Future Hold?

Cryptocurrencies: What Does the Future Hold?

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Cryptocurrencies: What Does the Future Hold?

With more people buying and trading in cryptocurrencies, some have suggested they could eventually replace traditional currency. But how likely is that?

R&D Tax Credits: a Guide for Small Businesses

R&D Tax Credits: a Guide for Small Businesses

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R&D Tax Credits: a Guide for Small Businesses

What are R&D tax credits, and how can your company claim them? We answer these questions, and more, in this definitive guide to R&D tax relief

How Casper and Eve Are Driving Innovation in the Mattress Industry

How Casper and Eve Are Driving Innovation in the Mattress Industry

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How Casper and Eve Are Driving Innovation in the Mattress Industry

Startups Casper and Eve have revolutionized the experience of buying a mattress. We discover how the two companies have successfully disrupted the industry

Why Business Owners Should Learn to Love Failure

Why Business Owners Should Learn to Love Failure

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Why Business Owners Should Learn to Love Failure

Building a successful business depends on embracing failure from the start, not fearing it. Here's how to create a fail-friendly culture in your company

Choosing the Best Payment Options for Your Business

Choosing the Best Payment Options for Your Business

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Choosing the Best Payment Options for Your Business

All businesses need to offer the right payment options to their customers. With a plethora of choices available, what payment options should you consider?

How What3Words Revolutionized Addresses

How What3Words Revolutionized Addresses

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How What3Words Revolutionized Addresses

What3Words, the London-based startup founded in 2013, has transformed the lives of billions by giving them something they've never had – an address

Facebook Workplace: a Useful Tool for SMEs?

Facebook Workplace: a Useful Tool for SMEs?

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Facebook Workplace: a Useful Tool for SMEs?

With the launch of Workplace, Facebook will be competing with the likes of Slack and Yammer. We weigh up the pros and cons of the company's enterprise tool

The Chinese ‘Super-App’ Changing the Face of Tech

The Chinese ‘Super-App’ Changing the Face of Tech

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The Chinese ‘Super-App’ Changing the Face of Tech

Chinese apps have long been derided as 'copy-cat apps'. But, with WeChat, could we be seeing the emergence of the world's first super-app?

Amazon Dash and the Internet of Things

Amazon Dash and the Internet of Things

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Amazon Dash and the Internet of Things

With Amazon's release of Dash Buttons in the UK, the internet of things has taken a sharp turn toward commerce and one-touch grocery ordering

VR for Small Businesses

VR for Small Businesses

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VR for Small Businesses

Virtual reality isn't just a platform for gamers. It could provide your customers with the best shopping experience they've ever had

Pokémon Go: How Can Small Businesses Take Advantage?

Pokémon Go: How Can Small Businesses Take Advantage?

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Pokémon Go: How Can Small Businesses Take Advantage?

With Pokémon Go taking the gaming world by storm, there are plenty of ways that SMEs can capitalize on the craze