Human Resources

Hiring through video

Businesses are speeding up the recruitment process by turning to video-conferencing when hiring new employees.


Building your own database

Michael Phillips, managing director of price comparison website, says developing his database from scratch in-house has been integral in keeping costs down.


Leading success in UK manufacturing

UK manufacturers are thriving, having come through a challenging couple of years.


The role of innovation and risk-taking in technology businesses

Innovation and risk-taking are the driving forces behind the UK's high-growth technology companies. Three business leaders reveal how they are pushing the boundaries in this fast-changing sector.


Contactless mobile payments

At the Mobile World Congress in February, contactless technology was a hot topic. GB explores why plastic cards in your wallet may soon become obsolete.


Suranga Chandratillake: Accidental Hero

A victim of the dotcom bust, Suranga Chandratillake never expected to end up at the helm of Britain's most talked-about young technology company. He opens up on separating from Autonomy and the future of video search.

Growth Planning

Taking the pain out of going offshore

Manufacturing offshore can be a complicated and daunting prospect for UK companies, but GrowthBusiness examines how being as close as possible to operations can ease the process.


Betfred makes online gamble

UK online bookmaker has purchased bingo websites and in the company’s first online gaming purchase.

PR and Marketing Strategy

Dare to campaign differently

From viral marketing to publicity stunts and celebrity endorsements, there are numerous ways to make your company stand out from the crowd.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Halma makes medical acquisition

Health and sensor technology business Halma has acquired Swiss-based Medicel for CHF70 million (£46.6 million).


Birch on ‘gamification’

Tech investor Paul Birch, who co-founded Bebo with his brother and sister-in-law, reveals in a Q&A with why the future is all about ‘gamification’.