Four beacons of hope amid retail gloom

Jessops storefront after business turnaround

From luxury retailers to discount stores, retail business failures are strewn throughout the sector, but despite the gloom there is a handful of businesses offering hope to the strugglers

Grow while staying great

Growing your business is an indisputed sign of success, but unless companies scale sensibly, they may lose the very thing which sets them apart

Five potential exit strategies for your business

For business owners devising an exit strategy, there are a number of options, public or private. Here are five scenarios

How to embrace digital transformation

For digital transformation to have real meaning and be effective, it must be an ongoing process central to business strategy

Putting sales at the heart of strategy

People in city at night

Ascending with the pivotal importance of customer data, sales teams are increasingly calling the shots in the boardroom

HR should step up to a strategic role

People working on glass wall

Human resources professionals should be designers of roles, communication and organisational structures to address the challenges facing businesses

Should the boss be sacked?

Woman in office

Reports that the chief executive is dead may be premature despite some calling time on the boss’s role

Investing in a future of smart tech

Smart city illustration

As the internet of things network expands, opportunities to make money will also grow, offering companies with the right business model a profitable future