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Half of UK SMEs ‘have no marketing or business plan’

After a long period of economic stagnation, a new study of almost 2,000 decision-makers has found th...

Record year for Mercia as annual investments reach £281m

Mercia Asset Management - one of the UK’s most active providers of funding for tech companies – ...

The 5 benefits of being fully remote

COVID sparked a revolution in home working and a remote-first model which many businesses continue t...

Virgin joins Giant Ventures’ new $250m purpose-driven tech funds

Giant Ventures – a venture capital firm for purpose-driven technology founders – has announced t...

Mercia targets US growth for portfolio companies

Mercia Ventures has expanded its platform to further support the expansion of its portfolio companie...

Building My Startup: Oliver Lane, director, Behind Login

Our series profiling companies from our Startups 2.0 lists continues with Oliver Lane, founder and d...

UK SMEs ‘more optimistic about growth than EU counterparts’

New research has found that SMEs based in the UK are more optimistic about growth this year than the...

CyberNorth Innovation Centres to be piloted in North East

CyberNorth has announced two pilot Innovation Centres in Newcastle and Durham as a result of funding...

Why we’re switching to ‘John Lewis’ model

Succession planning is vital to any maturing business - but it doesn’t have to involve “cashing ...

Fees for employment tribunal claims may return

Since 2017, there has been no charge for people bringing an employment tribunal claim to court - but...

Consider reverse mentoring (& ignore Jodie Foster)

Jodie Foster’s comments about Gen Z being ‘really annoying’ to work with have made waves acros...

Most tech firms would prefer to IPO in UK despite headwinds

New research has found that almost three-quarters of UK tech companies would prefer to IPO in the UK...