Reduce your CGT liability to as little as 10%
In this time of crisis, the immediate focus is how to survive... and then, how to thrive
We'll guide you to the support available to see your business safely through the pandemic
There are still some buyers out there but most owners will have to navigate the Covid-19 crisis before considering a sale
The March Budget saw the Chancellor announce that Entrepreneurs’ Relief is being scaled back from £10m to £1m – how does this affect you?
Academics at Nottingham University Business School believe start-ups and growth firms can boost their chances of success by becoming more attractive
As a business expands it can be hard to keep up with company law – here are some of the compliance issues that might apply to your business
Businesses that take care of their intellectual property rights are more likely to thrive
Failing to manage cashflow could hamper growth
Failing to shop around for better deposit rates to cost UK SMEs dearly over the next year
The UK’s skills gap is increasingly posing a challenge to growing businesses. How can they continue to attract the best talent?
How private banking can help throughout the business cycle
Financial areas to address when selling a business
Resignation, retirement, death or incapacity all need to be planned for
If you’re looking to move your business into the fast lane, a Knowledge Transfer Partnership could be the answer
Can you identify your 'single points of failure' that could affect your sale?
Looking after the customers you already have is a good way to drive growth
Growing a business to sell a business
Criminals are getting more sophisticated. SMEs need to keep up
A recent survey found that the most common barriers to overseas expansion were lack of finance, lack of experience and red tape. Here we ask two leading experts how to overcome them
It's not all about offering great salaries and brilliant perks
Why diversity and inclusion is more than just headcount
Is your business exposed to currency risk?
As UK companies increasingly look to reach new overseas markets in unpredictable times, here are five exporting mistakes it’s easy to make… and how to avoid them
how to successfully close the deal on a business sale
Five practical tips for entrepreneurs in an uncertain business environment
We speak to a client about starting a new company and how St. James’s Place has helped her
Some tips on how an expanding business can hold on to its most important employees
As your business grows how can you stay nimble – and why do you need to?
What do you do if someone asks to buy your business?
Taking the right steps before tax year-end can provide a financial boost for you and your business
George Bell, development partner at Sanctus, discusses how his company’s mental health coaching helps businesses.
A robust supply chain is essential for expanding businesses, so exactly how should entrepreneurs make sure theirs is ready for anything?
With more workers taking advantage of the benefits that flexible and remote working can bring, Unum looks at how we can ensure these workers feel connected, valued and part of the team.
As your business matures, you need to ensure it’s in the best possible shape for exit. Richard Murray, Chief Commercial Officer of business growth advisor Elephants Child has five New Year’s resolutions that will keep you on track
Looking to grow your enterprise this year? Then you should consider these five New Year’s resolutions suggested by Richard Murray, Chief Commercial Officer of business growth advisor Elephants Child
The chances of achieving sustainable growth are vastly improved with a strategic plan and the right people around you
Selecting someone who can run your business day-by-day can be critical. So how, why and when should you hire a CEO?
Aligning culture with strategy is essential to keep the business on track
IT security tips to create a safer network for your business
Developing talent for the modern economy
We look at three factors which could affect the value of your company, so you can address these and improve.
We look at the skills and qualities every entrepreneur needs to take a business through significant expansion
Shirley Wolfe of Boom Training discusses little-known government subsidies available to small firms
British workers are producing less than those in other countries but there are ways that SMEs can tackle the issue
Many businesses don’t know right now if they need an EU base. But they should know what their options are, just in case
How can growing businesses best identify the risks on their horizon and respond effectively?
Taking care of the small print can prevent people who work for you from damaging your business
Even Facebook made mistakes in the early years – the way the relationship between its founders soured is a lesson for all entrepreneurs
Lego proved that making the right decision between focus and diversification can be a game-changer – and entrepreneurs need to take note
An entrepreneur's passion is perfect for launching a business but as it grows you do need advice and professional support
Private equity investments have traditionally supported management buyouts. However, it is now also an increasingly strong source of growth funding
Growing companies focused on winning new customers shouldn't lose sight of the importance of those they already have
When your company is for sale, it’s important to remember potential buyers will always look very closely at the key people running it
If you want to achieve real growth you will need to find new clients. But how and where can you find them?
With just a year to go until the UK leaves the European Union we find out where opportunities lie elsewhere in the world
Entrepreneurs can learn a lot from Greggs the bakers when it comes to reputation management
With trade dominating future concerns, cyber threats are rapidly rising up the risk agenda.
The EU is introducing new legislation to protect personal data. But are SMEs ready to comply?
Bivek Sharma, Head of KPMG Small Business, considers the different approaches to financial management.
Benefits that concentrate on tackling employee ill-health and helping people stay in work are gaining political traction.
Succession planning is critical to the long term success of any business. Put your plans to the test.
The drive for more diversity on boards is as relevant to growing businesses as it is to FTSE giants. It can help you understand your customers better and boost profits
Bivek Sharma of KPMG Small Business Accounting asks whether you’re underselling your business
As your business expands, it’s time to consider the implications of a cyber attack and whether you can afford to be without protection
How W&I insurance can provide vital protection during merger & acquisition activity
Although business plans don't guarantee success, Bivek Sharma of KPMG believes that you're more likely to succeed if you have one.
Bivek Sharma, KPMG Small Business, discusses how it pays to be frugal in the early days
Kington Smith considers the impending impact on employers
Auto-enrolment may be just another thing on your long to-do list, but the key is to prepare in advance.
Can a family business survive a family breakdown?
Developing a strong brand can wait until a start-up has got the business fundamentals right
People start businesses for all sorts of reasons. Bivek Sharma of KPMG looks at whether the dream matches the reality.
Gender Pay Gap Reporting is here... but what's the point? Kingston Smith study the details
Getting professional legal advice to make sure your intellectual property is properly protected is an absolute must
Is your business ready to manage the introduction of tighter data protection rules? Stackhouse Poland look ahead to next year’s regulatory change
Early intervention and rehabilitation services are now helping to return more than one in four employees back to work
Most organisations conduct their operations on digital platforms so cyber threats and data loss scandals are not new phenomena
All entrepreneurs want to see their businesses grow – but when something happens to trigger an episode of hyper growth, it creates new and sometimes insurmountable challenges
Linder Myers Solicitors consider how a 127-year-old legal ‘default’ can impact the future of a business
Nowadays, debt capital is often seen as freely available and currently at rock-bottom prices, but many business owners face a struggle to access such debt
In the world of business, Bivek Sharma, Head of KPMG Small Business, says the virtue of patience is often overlooked in favour of speed
Strategies to take when a bigger company tries to steal your market
How inward investment helped one entrepreneur grow his business and rebalance his life
The Government's Making Tax Digital project is intended to simplify tax for businesses and HMRC. But will it succeed?
From financing to flooding, cyber crime to social media – organisations today face an ever-changing risk landscape. How can you protect yourself against risk while still making the most of the opportunities it affords?
Reduce your CGT liability to as little as 10%
Planning early for the sale of your business can help you maximise reliefs and preserve your wealth
Adequate insurance is fundamentally important for a business, and in many cases it is actually a legal obligation.
High rates of absenteeism among British workers mean that companies need to promote staff wellbeing. Insurance company Unum explains how employee assistance programmes can help
Simple tips to help you calculate your business insurance needs, from AIG.
Copying another company’s restrictive covenant might seem like an easy route – but it often won’t protect your business
Mental illness might be an invisible condition, but its impact on small businesses’ human resources, and on the wider economy, is impossible to ignore. Unum, provider of employee benefits, counts the cost