Great ideas don’t speak for themselves – how effective communication will win you more business


Why employees resist sharing new ideas with teams

New academic research shows that employees aren't working in teams as much as they could be.

Growth Planning

How engaging with employee ideas can help scale your business

Engaging effectively with employee ideas could be the catalyst for business growth. Here, we look at how scale-ups can harness the innovation of their staff.


Why ‘good ideas’ are overrated in business

Many companies have been blinded by the thinking that there is no such thing as a bad idea, but here’s why that’s a fallacy.

Growth Planning

5 top ideas for students: Number 1 will never fail

Author and entrepreneurship expert Michelle Brooks shares top ideas for students interested in starting a business.


How co-creation can unlock big ideas for activating purpose within growing organisations

Co-creation is a process that harnesses the power of people’s imaginations to bring new and fresh perspectives to industry challenges. Given's Ben Hayman explains how to make the most of this invaluable process.

PR and Marketing Strategy

Five top ideas for marketing start-ups with a small budget

Deciding on a marketing method when you are a start-up with limited resources and a small budget is not easy. Here are five ideas to start.


Where to find your next business idea

James Harrison, founder of BillHub, explains how the solution for an everyday problem may be the best launchpad for a business

Growth Planning

How to grow your online business if you’ve run out of ideas

Running out of ideas can seem like a dead-end: but there are ways you can work through a creative block in your business thinking, say Amasty.


Entrepreneurial ideas are all about the right timing

In an era when the obsession with start-up generation is reaching fervour, it will be interesting to see which ones stand the test of time.


Why ideas aren’t enough

I've got a great idea for a business. I can't tell you what it is, because I still think it could make millions one day.


Business tips from Tim Smit

Tim Smit, founder and chief executive of Cornwall tourist attraction The Eden Project, explains why he distrusts business jargon and believes the best ideas are dreamed up around the kitchen table.