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Collaboration – the key ingredient to a successful merger

One of the New Year’s biggest UK tech stories is the disposal of the Reputation Intelligence busin...

Why Elizabeth Holmes’ conviction must be a ‘wake-up call’ to investors and entrepreneurs

The conviction of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes on four counts of fraud should be a ‘wake-up c...

Execution risk: How to avoid scuppering your business sale

Many entrepreneurs dream of the day they will sell their business for a life-changing sum of money. ...

Thinking of an IPO? Get a TikTok strategy

Oliver Yonchev is the Flight Story co-founder you probably haven’t heard of. He has joined forc...

Meet 50 people who kept the UK growing in 2021

2021 has been another tough year - but amidst the doom and gloom the wheels of business have kept mo...

Is growing through acquisition the right move?

Ambitious companies are increasingly looking to grow through acquisition - but it’s far from a str...

Pay for the advice you need, not the advice you want

Former TalkTalk Business managing director Lee Hull has been the CEO of Verastar Group for just over...

Let the market teach you a lesson – or flog a dead horse

Who do you most identify with? Your bank, or your favourite clothing brand or football team? Acco...

What happens when your first investor wants to sell?

Picture the scene: your business is enjoying hockey stick growth when your first investor rings you ...

Focus on one thing – and do it better than anyone else

Launching a startup is precarious at the best of times - but doing so during the financial crisis of...

‘Why an IPO was right for musicMagpie’ – Steve Oliver

A lot has changed since Walter Gleeson and Steve Oliver launched musicMagpie from a garage in Hazel ...

The key ingredient for global growth which is often forgotten

The majority of tech startups have international ambitions. While tech products themselves are ty...