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Managing

10 ways to handle a workplace conflict

Conflicts can be inevitable in office environments, so when a heated argument does break out it’s important to resolve it quickly. Here are ten tips to help stop the issue.

Human Resources

Technology

Nuclear fusion: the start-ups chasing energy’s holy grail

Nuclear fusion is the process that powers the sun; the hope is that it could also power our homes

Cyber Security

12 cybersecurity questions every VC should ask

VC portfolio companies can suffer a one-third drop in enterprise value if they’ve been crippled by a cyber attack. Ian Shelby says there are a dozen questions VC investors need to ask potential investments

Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks

Cyber Security

Cloud security posture management (CSPM): A must-have for modern businesses

Here, we talk about what cloud security posture management (CSPM) is and why you need it for your business

Cyber Security

Why securing a hybrid work environment is essential against DDoS

Hybrid working offers cyber criminals even more opportunity to ransack company systems, holding them to ransom. That’s when you need to call in a cybersecurity expert

Cyber Security

Improve your cyber security with a VPN and password manager

The UK Domain explain why your business needs a password manager and a virtual private network (VPN) in its cyber security strategy

Cyber Security

Cyber security – keeping staff secure when working from home

In partnership with the UK Domain, we explore cyber security and how to keep your business data safe while your staff work from home

Financial Management

Desktop vs cloud accounting: What to consider 

What are the key differences between desktop and cloud accounting software, and what should you consider when it comes to choosing a solution for your business

Accounting and Finance Software

Accounting and Finance Software

Accounting and financial management software: What you need to know 

Fast-growth businesses need a solution that can cope with the demands of an ever-increasing volume of data, transactions, and tasks

Accounting and Finance Software

Best expenses software for your business

Submitting expenses claims is one of the more tedious aspects of returning from a business trip. No more. Choose from one of these expenses software platforms and take the pain out of being reimbursed

Financial Management

Accounting 101: a guide for business growth

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail. Sprout’s Kate Gloudemans takes us through her top dozen tips to help you grow a stronger business

Financial Management

What is forensic accounting and how can it help your business?

A forensic accountant is not only an accounting expert but highly versed in the criminal, civil or regulatory context in which they operate

Accounting and Finance Software

The best accounting software for medium sized businesses in 2023

Finding accounting software for your medium sized business can prove to be tricky. Here are the top UK packages

Accounting and Finance Software

Desktop vs cloud accounting: What to consider 

What are the key differences between desktop and cloud accounting software, and what should you consider when it comes to choosing a solution for your business

Accounting and Finance Software

Accounting and Finance Software

Accounting and financial management software: What you need to know 

Fast-growth businesses need a solution that can cope with the demands of an ever-increasing volume of data, transactions, and tasks

Accounting and Finance Software

Best expenses software for your business

Submitting expenses claims is one of the more tedious aspects of returning from a business trip. No more. Choose from one of these expenses software platforms and take the pain out of being reimbursed

Accounting and Finance Software

The best accounting software for medium sized businesses in 2023

Finding accounting software for your medium sized business can prove to be tricky. Here are the top UK packages

Human Resources

Five up-and-coming UK fintechs worth putting on your radar

The UK is a hub for fintechs. Here are the up-and-coming UK fintech companies worthy of an introduction…

Human Resources

Human Resources

5 reasons incentive schemes fail

Richard Ellis of AVC Wise shares his thoughts on how to make your employee benefits scheme work for your business.

Human Resources

The rise of the AI recruiter in HR

Artificial intelligence can help accelerate job recruitment and handle clerical work for onboarding staff. How can you convince your organisation that it needs AI when it comes to HR?

Human Resources

How incentive and reward schemes can motivate staff to go the extra mile

We take a look at how employee incentive and reward schemes will help your business to attract and retain staff

Human Resources

What do remote first companies offer employees?

Some employers are finding their demands for office attendance are often being ignored in favour for a remote-first approach.

Human Resources

GrowthBusiness teams up with Jobbio to help find your next great job

GrowthBusiness joins forces with Jobbio to offer tech start-ups and investors the latest job postings, taking your career up to the next level

Insurance

Protecting your big ideas with intellectual property insurance

Having a great idea can make you rich – but not if it's not properly protected. Here’s how to make sure intellectual property is properly insured

Insurance

Insurance

10 hottest insurtech startups in the UK

Insurtech is growing as a sector in the UK and boasts some of the country’s newest unicorns

Insurance

What insurance do you need as a startup?

From public liability insurance to cyber insurance, getting the right cover from the start is critical for startups

Insurance

Best insurance cover for startups

Startups need insurance cover, even when they're still small. We'll delve into why your startup needs insurance and which providers offer cover

Insurance

What is delay insurance for startups?

Delay insurance can be critical for start-ups in the construction and engineering industries, which rely on projects being completed on time

Insurance

Do you need employers’ liability insurance for self-employed staff?

In most instances, you'll need employers' liability insurance for your business. But what if you hire someone who is self-employed?

Leadership

4 guiding principles for overwhelmed CFOs of high-growth businesses

Here are some principles to live by for overwhelmed CFOs in high-growth businesses.

Leadership

Leadership

Beat the Great Resignation: how to create a fun start-up culture

Start-ups need to create a fun and positive culture in order to drive growth and success

Leadership

How can employers achieve everyday wins in their people communications?

The Access Group explain how to use positive language to score everyday wins with your employees and your business

Leadership

Hybrid working: four steps to best-in-class employee onboarding

Ian Chaplin, talent manager at Xero, explains how to organise your employee onboarding for the new hybrid workplace

Leadership

Qualities of great leaders

Leadership has transformed over the past two decades, writes Andy Brown, and bosses should be trying to balance soft skills and hard skills

Leadership

High growth businesses: 8 leadership qualities you need to succeed

Lindy Cozens shares the top eight leadership qualities needed for entrepreneurs who want to grow their business.

Legislation and Regulation

What all parcel shippers need to know about dimensional weight

Dimensional weight, or volumetric weight as its frequently termed, is potentially one of the most confusing aspects of shipping parcels and freight. Here ParcelHero’s head of consumer research, David Jinks, lightens the load by explaining how carriers bill shipments by weight and size

Legislation and Regulation

Legislation and Regulation

Everything you need to know about data gathering, protection, storage and use under GDPR

In partnership with the UK Domain, we explain everything you need to know about data gathering, storage, protection and use under GDPR.

Legislation and Regulation

How to keep your marketing GDPR compliant

In partnership with the UK Domain, we explain how to keep your business marketing GDPR compliant, whichever modes of communication you use

Legislation and Regulation

What businesses need to know about legitimate interest under GDPR

The UK Domain explain one of the six lawful bases under GDPR, legitimate interest, using common scenarios to show where it could apply

Legislation and Regulation

Q&A – get going and create your business continuity plan

In partnership with the UK Domain, we bring you a Q&A to help you get started on your business continuity plan

Legislation and Regulation

What does the law say if you want to scale your healthcare product?

Any SME developing a biotech/pharma/medical device or cosmetic product faces a myriad of highly complex and regulatory challenges, explains lawyer Helen Middleton

PR and Marketing Strategy

Scaling your start-up? The answer is in the data

We sat down with Sam Martin-Ross, managing director of marketing agency Digital Uncut, to ask him what kinds of data start-ups should focus on, how can it help scale a growing business, and why data gathering is set to become harder

Growth Planning

PR and Marketing Strategy

Three tips for growing your startup’s revenue in 2023

Your startup may have a world beating product or service but it’s no good if nobody knows about it. Here are three ways to hammer your message home to customers

PR and Marketing Strategy

E-marketing made easy

E-marketing, or digital marketing as it’s better known, embraces social media, email, Google search and even digital posters at bus stops

PR and Marketing Strategy

Edtech marketing strategy – how to stand out from the crowd

Edtech is one of the fastest growing sectors in Europe with the sector reporting 72% growth in the UK in 2020

PR and Marketing Strategy

Fintech marketing – 6 tips for getting your message across

Pinning down your fintech marketing strategy can be a headache, which is why we've compiled six tips to give you some steer

PR and Marketing Strategy

Marketing for tech start-ups – how to bootstrap your marketing

Julia Payne of Incisive Edge offers five ways to bootstrap your marketing when you’re a tech start-up

Smart Energy GB

How to manage your business cash flow more effectively  

Get on top of your cash flow by updating your forecast, renegotiating terms and investing in tech like a smart meter

Smart Energy GB

Smart Energy GB

A step-by-step guide to installing a smart meter for your business  

Great Britain is upgrading to smart meters at a quick pace because of the potential benefits to efficiency, cost-saving and the environment – but how easy is it to get one installed for your business and what’s the process?

Smart Energy GB

Everything you need to know about smart meters for your business 

A smart meter is greener and may save your business time and money – here’s how to get one  

Smart Energy GB

3 ways a smart meter can help your scale-up

A smart meter can help you deal with rising energy prices by improving the accuracy of your bills and helping you take greater control of your energy usage