Hywel was editor of Growth Business in 2015 and then moved on to be deputy editor at Works Management.


Peter Jones: ‘Fantastic products are worthless if the customer isn’t able to get their hands on them quickly’

Dragons Den star talks to Growth Business about the launch of his latest e-commerce venture Brandpath.


Is it fair to use zero-hours workers when expanding your business?

New report suggests 1.8 million firms used them last summer: but are controversial zero-hours contracts fair for the workers employed on them?


Does tax avoidance among global corporates put UK SMEs at a disadvantage?

The spotlight is firmly on tax reduction among large global firms operating in the UK – but is the practice putting smaller domestic companies on the back foot?


All the political parties' approach to small business

With fewer than 100 days to the general election, Growth Business caught up with the small business spokespeople for the main political parties

Mergers & Acquisitions

CTI Digital acquired by Paperhat Group

Manchester-based digital agency CTI Digital specialises in e-commerce platforms


Laundrapp aims to be 'Uber of laundry industry'

On-demand laundry and dry cleaning app expands into five UK cities.


RJD Partners commits £11m to Burgess Marine Ltd management buyout

Kreston Reeves and Brachers advises on deal for ship repair business


Small business can use tech agility as advantage over large corporates, says comms expert

An ability to adopt technology early and incorporate it into working practices could give smaller businesses an advantage over larger companies in their use of new technology, according to Olive Communications marketing director Dan Roche.

Human Resources

Antarctic expedition explores science behind building teams

Two-year research project assesses behaviour of teams under stress conditions.

Mergers & Acquisitions

AccuWeather merges with fellow meteorologist WeatherBank

Two big players in weather forecasting join forces.


Older workers face ‘outdated stereotypes’ throughout hiring processes

Businesses encouraged to look closely at recruitment or miss out on valuable knowledge and experience.


VTL Group receives further £1.5m funding from BGF

VTL’s customers include Jaguar Land Rover: HSBC also provides loan provision in acronym-heavy deal.