Company directors overwhelmingly reject Labour’s nationalisation plans

Labour’s £59bn plan to nationalise broadband gets biggest thumbs-down, yet bosses say broadband is UK’s most urgent infrastructure investment need

Exit Strategies

15% of SME business directors are beyond retirement age

Many entrepreneurs fail to sell before planned retirement, meaning they are trapped running businesses.


What parents of teenage tech entrepreneurs should know about the law

Here, two lawyers specialising in intellectual property explain what the legal implications of setting up a company at the pre-18 stage are.


‘Cult of the CEO’ alive and well, according to AIM directors’ pay report

The most comprehensive analysis of AIM directors’ pay, published today, reveals a substantial increase in board-level salaries.


Less than a fifth of directors at Tech City firms are women

New figures expose the lack of female directors in Europe’s largest tech startup cluster.


UK directors urge government to invest in infrastructure for growth boost

Largely positive outlook among British business leaders but travel infrastructure a concern, according to Business Growth Fund Growth Climate Index


Directors' Pay on AIM 2015

The most complete review of directors' remuneration on AIM, including basic salary, bonus and benefits.

Company Flotations

Shaking up your board of directors

Flotation means you will have new investors to satisfy, public forecasts to meet and relationships with advisers, regulators and the press to manage - changes that may well force you to look at your management team and directors.

Growth Planning

Why an independent director is crucial to embracing internationalism

International expansion is one of the most complex procedures a growing business can go through: could hiring a good independent director be the key to success?

Human Resources

The legal implications of company directorships

Fiona Beal, professional support lawyer at Brodies, explains the legal framework and responsibilities associated with becoming the director of a business.


Listed company directors targeted with new government pay policy

New reforms aimed at increasing the transparency of directors' pay for shareholders have come into force.

Legislation and Regulation

Making directors liable

Most directors believe that a limited company does what it says on the tin: in other words, they do not expect to be held personally liable for the company's misdemeanours.