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The 5 types of red tape hampering entrepreneurs the most

The 5 types of red tape hampering entrepreneurs the most

Whether it's filling in a tax return or putting together an employee handbook, no business owner likes getting bogged down in admin.

 

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How to implement flexible working in a small business

How to implement flexible working in a small business

24 May 2016

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.

 
 
'Everyone acting like an owner is a key part of our DNA,' James Chappell, Digital Shadows

'Everyone acting like an owner is a key part of our DNA,' James Chappell, Digital Shadows

20 May 2016

The booming cyber security start-up has raised more than $20m and is expanding into the US.

 
 
Can a rise in female angel investors help close the funding gap?

Can a rise in female angel investors help close the funding gap?

19 May 2016

As more women try on their angel investor wings, the impact on the diversity of firms securing funding could be significant.

 
 
Why pop-ups are still so popular among British entrepreneurs

Why pop-ups are still so popular among British entrepreneurs

17 May 2016

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.

 
 
Meet the entrepreneurs keeping kids sweet with healthier treats

Meet the entrepreneurs keeping kids sweet with healthier treats

13 May 2016

Claudi & Fin's frozen yoghurt lollies have gone down a storm at Sainsbury's.

 
 
Why you should think about hiring a military veteran

Why you should think about hiring a military veteran

12 May 2016

Ex-military folk might need some initial support to get them up to speed with the business, but employers ignore them at their peril.

 
 
Unruly's Sarah Wood toasted at Veuve Clicquot awards

Unruly's Sarah Wood toasted at Veuve Clicquot awards

10 May 2016

The tech firm co-founder won the Businesswoman of the Year award, while Propercorn's Cassandra Stavrou scooped a gong too.

 
 
Will Shared Parental Leave level the childcare playing field?

Will Shared Parental Leave level the childcare playing field?

06 May 2016

A year on from the introduction of SPL, parents who have tried the option discuss how it could change flexibility surrounding parental leave.

 
 
Meet Joseph Valente, the entrepreneur who won over Alan Sugar

Meet Joseph Valente, the entrepreneur who won over Alan Sugar

06 May 2016

The plucky winner of The Apprentice 2015 has big plans for his plumbing and heating firm.

 
 
Business lessons from the 1990s

Business lessons from the 1990s

06 May 2016

It's 50 years since MT was first published, so we've trawled the archives to bring you some gems from times gone by. The fourth in our series: 1991-95.

 
 

The MT interview: Gareth Penny

The boss of the world's dominant diamond business

Gareth Penny, De Beers Group CEO, predicts a sparkling return to form