Adam was Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk from 2006 to 2008 and prior to that was staff writer on sister publication BusinessXL Magazine.

Alternative Finance for Business

Asset-based lending brings flexibility to dealmakers

Chris Hawes, managing director of Venture Structured Finance, outlines how asset-based lending can complement equity using the example of the institutional buy-out (IBO) of Walkers Mcr.

Growth Planning

Inside joint ventures

A successful joint venture allows companies to draw on each other's resources and expertise. Adam Wayland finds out whether two heads really are better than one.

Alternative Finance for Business

Entrepreneurs on the Money Trail

Finding the right backers for your business can be a tricky task.


Wheels of fortune

You've worked your fingers to the bone to build up your business, so why not give yourself a well-earned treat - a convertible Aston Martin DB9 Volante, for example! Adam Wayland asks six successful entrepreneurs about the car they drive and whether they think it's an important status symbol...

PR and Marketing Strategy

Brand turnarounds

Can you re-brand your way out of trouble? Adam Wayland finds out how harnessing the power of your corporate image can turn your fortunes around.


Funding hotspots

Government grants, venture capital cash and all manner of soft loans could be yours – if your business is in the right place.