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Growth Planning

Letter from America

Marks & Spencer, Midland Bank, Pearson, Regus, Ferranti…major blue chip organisations with something in common. They have all made disastrous investments in the United States. So here’s my take on life in business America.

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Selling overseas

Sunderland-based computer software specialist Techtonik has seen its sales burgeon from £750,000 to £30 million.

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The ins and outs of business travel

Many growing businesses find it hard to structure their business travel expenses. Here, promotional marketing group The Communications Agency shares its experiences.

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Pockets full of cash

If you want to grow your business and need development capital, there’s lots available in 2004. Kim Benjamin talks to eight private equity houses and finds out where they are putting their money.

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A cup of tea with…James McCreary

James McCreary is director of Young Enterprise London, a registered charity that aims to promote and develop entrepreneurship in schools, with the support of businesses and volunteers.

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Interview with Gerry Gordon of the Touchdown programme, helping UK firms expand into the US

Gerry Gordon is president of the Economic Development Authority in Fairfax County. It works together with UK Trade and Investment on the Touchdown programme, which helps UK firms to expand into the US.

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The right backers for your company

One investor is as good as another, surely? Wrong. Who holds the shares in your company when you are quoted on the stock market can make a huge difference to the value of your business.

Growth Planning

The right backers for your company

One investor is as good as another, surely? Wrong. Who holds the shares in your company when you are quoted on the stock market can make a huge difference to the value of your business.