By Rebecca Smith Friday, 27 May 2016
Gideon Bright's Dryrobe has proved a hit with everyone from surfers to dog walkers.
The exec chair of P2P lender Kiva discusses how she's aiming to create opportunities for new businesses worldwide.
The government's bid to lift some of its stifling restrictions is a sign of progress.
Providing employees with more freedom in how they work can help you attract great talent, so long as you're clear about what's on offer.
The booming cyber security start-up has raised more than $20m and is expanding into the US.
Whether it's filling in a tax return or putting together an employee handbook, no business owner likes getting bogged down in admin.
As more women try on their angel investor wings, the impact on the diversity of firms securing funding could be significant.
Far from being a fad, the rise of the pop-up shop continues as businesses try to find a less expensive route to high street success.
Claudi & Fin's frozen yoghurt lollies have gone down a storm at Sainsbury's.
Ex-military folk might need some initial support to get them up to speed with the business, but employers ignore them at their peril.
The tech firm co-founder won the Businesswoman of the Year award, while Propercorn's Cassandra Stavrou scooped a gong too.
A year on from the introduction of SPL, parents who have tried the option discuss how it could change flexibility surrounding parental leave.
The plucky winner of The Apprentice 2015 has big plans for his plumbing and heating firm.
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Peter Harris and Angus Thirlwell have floated the company today at a value of £167m. Will it be able to avoid the mistakes of Thorntons?
Entrepreneur Harriet Hastings doesn't think her biscuit delivery business will be crumbling anytime soon.
The CEO and founder of FreshMinds enjoys reading about the art of rhetoric, Paula Radcliffe and Genghis Khan.
YOU LIVE & YOU LEARN: Hermann Hauser on how he started Acorn Computers and why biosciences will be the next big thing.
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Ross Mendham's low-carb Bare Naked Foods are proving a hit with the health-conscious.
Immersing yourself in your venture is the only way to know whether you're a good fit, says Faisal Butt.
The ecommerce site has made significant improvements to gender parity in its workforce.
EDITOR'S BLOG: There's a wealth of Muslim business talent out there. Perhaps they can help change British perceptions of Islam.
We're hearing more and more about the rising number of hacks and data leaks, but who's fighting back?
The Italian economy might be in a bit of a mess, but the country's buoyant north-eastern corner has spawned a cluster of world-beating businesses, from Pinarello to Segafredo.
WORKPLACE RIGHTS: If the UK votes to leave the EU, it is unlikely that the government would change workplace legislation.
The inventor has announced a surprise move into the haircare industry.
Don't think you can ignore the politics in your workplace. Here's how to deal with it and keep your principles.
Check whether she's out for revenge or simply wants to join your excellent team, says Jeremy Bullmore.
A cruise might be a nightmarish prospect for your husband. See if you can persuade him to gradually reduce his hours instead, says Jeremy Bullmore.
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If you try to discourage him, he's likely to go ahead anyway, but may fail and not ask for help. Encouragement works better, says Jeremy Bullmore.
You need to be firm and allocate spaces in the car park based on seniority, says Jeremy Bullmore.
You need to warn the younger partners that these payouts are unsustainable and you fear for the future, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Want to stop checking your phone constantly, procrastinating or being late? Here are ways to retrain your brain.
You need to ask to talk to his wife directly - and then explain why it might not be best for her, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Yes, but don't threaten to resign unless you're prepared to follow through, says Jeremy Bullmore.
CRASH COURSE: Here's how to find a CFO or FD who's more than just a high-powered bean counter.
Tell the chief executive that you won't feel you are earning your fee until your abilities are used to help improve the business, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Facing a complex, ambiguous situation? Don't leave it to others to make a decision. Here's how to take the lead.
If you're in a hurry to progress in your job, an MBA won't necessarily help you get to the top more quickly, says Jeremy Bullmore.
I've sold my start-up and work for the new boss under the earn-out terms. I hate it, what should I do?29 January 2016
Stop feeling sorry for yourself. Focus on the company's performance to make sure you get your earn-out cheque, says Jeremy Bullmore.
You need to clarify your sickness policy with a company memo, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Don't try and dodge the task, instead get colleagues to help you, says Jeremy Bullmore.
First work out what expertise and experience you can offer and then try local organisations, says Jeremy Bullmore.
No. You'll just make him feel bad and you could damage your working relationship, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Just thinking about doing something won't get results, it's what you actually do that counts. Here's how not to fall into the action-intention gap.
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