Nick was the Managing Editor for growthbusiness.co.uk when it was owned by Vitesse Media, before moving on to become Head of Investment Group and Editor at What Investment and thence to Head of Intermediary Communications at The Association of Investment Companies (AIC).

Company Flotations

The IPO experts

For a successful flotation on AIM you will need more than a company with high potential. Just as crucial will be recruiting the right advisers before your IPO

Human Resources

Outsourcing your business HR: when to do it, the benefits and the pitfalls

There are powerful cost-saving arguments for outsourcing human resources, but when is the right time to do it?


Tell-tale signs of company heading for failure

Entrepreneur Michael Jackson looks at what the tell-tale signs are for a business on the way down and going off the rails.


20 of the best business decisions examples

We asked business leaders across the UK: What was your best business decision?


Why ABS spells a new dawn for legal M&A

The Alternative Business Structure (ABS) licence granted to private equity-backed Parabis could herald many more marriages between buy-out houses and law firms.


No boost for buy-and-build in Q2

Europe's buy-and-build market remained subdued between April and June, with deal volumes failing to surpass those of the lacklustre first quarter.


The expertise behind a gold

Team GB's Olympians owe their success not just to their natural talent, but to the deep pools of knowledge and experience they have been able to draw on.


The big banks and their challengers

A pack of increasingly aggressive competitors is snapping at the heels of the big high-street names, who have a job on their hands to regain public trust.


Cash shells near pre-crackdown peak

There are more inactive 'shell' companies on London's markets than at any time since the London Stock Exchange tightened its rules in 2006.


Index keeps faith in Europe with new €350 million fund

A new fund of €350 million from Index Ventures is expected to go primarily to Europe-based entrepreneurs pursuing global opportunities.


The buzz about Beecroft and no-fault dismissals

The notion of no-fault dismissals has split the business world in two.


The true meaning of entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs are often portrayed as adrenaline-addled risk-takers, but is the willingness to take a gamble really their defining trait?