The holiday season can make or break a business - we take a look at a butcher and bookshop preparing themselves for the Christmas crush.
How two graduates affected by the recession have taken matters into their own hands and started up their own businesses
We've picked 10 Brits under 30 who are making waves in the business world.
Choosing whether or not to start exporting is a big decision. What factors do businesses need to consider before selling abroad?
For many entrepreneurs, attracting investment offers security and the potential to expand - but are there other ways to go about growing?
Even the best make mistakes - how important is it for entrepreneurs to take failure on the chin, and what lessons can be learnt?
What factors do entrepreneurs need to consider before accepting an offer for their carefully nurtured business?
While there are many things you can do to land a job, the reality is that it is far easier to make basic errors and mistakes when applying for a job.
Starting your own business can be a risky, time consuming and costly labor of love. Three entrepreneurs share their tips for start-ups.
For many entrepreneurs, opening their own shop offers an alternative route to market. What do they need to consider before doing so?
After several tough years, the British economy is showing signs of recovery, with small business owners more confident than ever.
It's the stuff of movies, but just how far will augmented reality blur the lines between virtual and real?
The U.K is the seventh easiest country in which to do business, according to a World Bank report, but many entrepreneurs highlight the difficulties small businesses still face in the country.
It’s a timeless question: how do you fund a start-up when you have no capital? But for entrepreneurs in the U.K. funding has become especially harder to find since the credit crisis.
A report by Britain's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) into ambition among the SME sector found gender to be one of the most powerful “explanatory variables” when it came to an entrepreneur’s vision. Women may be “less driven by wealth” than their male counterparts, the report suggested.
A career in finance was long regarded as a golden ticket to the future, bringing enviable wealth and status. But news of exhausted traders, immoral bankers and huge job cuts at investment firms has graduates wondering if a career in banking is really something to aspire to.
A murmur of discontent has rumbled round Britain’s small and medium enterprises after Britain’s ruling party proposed an idea recently that would allow small companies to offer their employees shares in return for lower protections from the country’s expansive employment laws.