Lack of R&D funding is holding UK innovation back

Additional funding for research and development is key to UK innovation and engineering excellence

High-growth business lessons: 7 cautionary tales

High-growth businesses can run into financial trouble when confronted by tight-fisted banks or reluctant investors. Here are seven traumatic tales from the front line

Rare diseases require radical new funding methods

Devising funding strategies to develop drugs for the treatment of rare diseases remains a challenge as patient groups are often too small

How multi-billion offshore funds are supporting SMEs

Smaller UK businesses don’t need to stay close to home when seeking investment - there’s a world of funding out there, just waiting for entrepreneurs to go looking for it

Why choose a smaller charity?

smaller charity local homeless support

Smaller charities often support less well known, but very worthy causes – it’s time they received a bigger share of corporate donations

Smaller charities must work more closely with business

In an increasingly uncertain world, what does the future hold for smaller charities focusing on often unmet needs?

Is the UK funding landscape slipping?

The UK has one of the best funding landscapes in the world for small and growing businesses, with a potent mix of private finance and public-sector support, but there's always room for improvement

Game-changers are shaking up funding

Game-changers are shaking up funding

In a post-crash era of reduced business lending by banks and low interest rates for savers, the scene is set for the spectacular rise of alternative forms of funding