Why fashion entrepreneurs should protect their IP

Designer making in workshop

Female bosses may be taking a different approach to protecting their business’s intellectual property

The pitfalls of success

Paul Oberschneider, founder of Hauser-Oberschneider Real Estate on the importance of remaining productive after selling a business

Funding business growth using your pension, great idea or barking mad?

Workplace pensions cover - crop

The concept of pensions providing financial support to SMEs is not new or in dispute, but is the prospect of a business owner investing their own pension to support growth too high a risk?

Making it yourself

Contrary to common perceptions, manufacturing offers opportunities for motivated entrepreneurs with a good product to make and sell, as Charles Orton-Jones discovers

Top-ten recruitment tips

Successful business leaders know how to pick winners when recruiting staff. Edwin Smith asks ten of the best for their top tips

Innovating in ever-faster world

The pace of change is quickening as successive technological breakthroughs accelerate innovation, writes Charles Orton-Jones

Partners in profit

The UK tech sector is often held up as a shining example of innovative thinking which leads to commercial expansion and economic growth, says Julian David, director general of technology trade body Intellect

Innovation no longer just for techno-boffins

Louise Marston, director of innovation and economic growth at Nesta, says boffins alone can no longer drive economic growth