There’s a growing confidence in the UK’s second largest city as entrepreneurs take advantage of favourable conditions to use it as a launch pad for new ventures. Jon Card reveals why Birmingham is looking better than ever for business
The latest Barometer on Change from Moorhouse reveals that a change is better than a rest for UK plc
For a long time, business and social causes were seen as bitter rivals but we have begun to understand that when they come together, they can truly change the way the world works
Danger ahead: small firms don’t have an eye to the future, finds new research
Government procurement is a minefield – not least of all for small businesses. Last February, the government announced a raft of changes that would make it easier for SMEs to access public sector contracts. But what advancements have really been made?
Coworking and innovation hubs are rapidly changing the way entrepreneurs work together. But the really interesting thing is how they are altering the way we view the business environment as a whole
As the horsemeat scandal rumbles on, companies would be wise to carefully consider their relationships with suppliers
The UK pub industry is ostensibly in decline, with numerous closures every week. However, entrepreneurs with new ideas are still successfully exploiting gaps in the market and running fine drinking houses
The star of the female entrepreneur has steadily been on the rise thanks to increasing pressure on government to improve access to finance and resources. But what more can be done to unlock the potential of the nation’s women?
Our environment can shape the way we think – nowhere is that truer than in the office. And sometimes improving the workplace can kick your business into its highest gear