Articles and news on UK and European scale-ups and their role in driving innovation, job creation, and economic growth.


Government reveals aim to make UK a ‘scaleup powerhouse’

Michelle Donelan wants Britain to be home to half the number of tech unicorns in Europe by 2030


Best business bank accounts for scale-ups

From eligibility requirements to software integrations and support, here is a round-up of the best business bank accounts for scale-ups.


Lack of capital is holding back scale-ups, report finds

Despite a funding gap, almost three quarters of scale-ups see the UK as an attractive place to build a business

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


BGF raises £80m in extra funds through Coutts

Clients of NatWest private bank Coutts back UK Enterprise Fund with £80m to invest alongside main £3bn BGF fund


British Business Bank wants to back more scale-ups 

The bank’s new chief executive says he would like to see the bank plug a funding gap for scale-ups looking for £50m and more

Growth Planning

What is a scale-up visa? 

A scale-up visa allows skilled overseas talent to be employed by eligible scale-ups in the UK


3 jobs at exciting tech scale-ups

Smart workers are now looking at home-grown scale-ups - here are three tech scale-up jobs available now

Growth Planning

What scaleups have in common

Are there any personality traits that founders of scaleups share? What sectors are they in? And do Britain’s fast-growth businesses have other things in common?

Growth Planning

5 steps to prepare your company for scaling

Rajiv Nathwani, founder and director of Quivira Capital, gives 5 tips on successfully scaling your business

Growth Planning

How to scale a tech start-up in a recession

What is a minimum viable product (MVP) and how can you use one to scale your tech start-up fast? What is agile development? Ritam Gandhi answers your questions

Growth Planning

How to scale your business quickly

What does scaling mean? How do you know when you’re ready to scale and how do you grow quickly?