The secrets to long-term success – long after the good times have rolled (away).

The London Tech Week kicked off this week - bringing together creativity, talent and innovation from all over the UK. And with over 55,000 business professionals attending, one things is clear - we're all on the search for the new, trending, innovative. And while opportunities like this one to connect and inspire are plentiful, there is a silent killer threatening the longevity of many currently-successful SMEs. That is, unless they plan effectively with a long-term sustainable picture in mind.  Figures published recently by the Centre for Business and Economics Research (CEBR) highlight the fact that the tide appears to have turned, [...]

2018-06-12T14:20:17+00:00June 12th, 2018|News, SME Growth|Comments Off on The secrets to long-term success – long after the good times have rolled (away).

Evaluating Corporate Venturing as a viable growth path for your SME.

More than 99% of companies registered in the UK are SME’s and represent 60% of all private sector employment in the UK.  "Small and medium-sized enterprises  are at the forefront of the industrial policy agenda owing to their role in creating jobs, stimulating innovation and promoting entrepreneurial skills," says SpringerLink's study on the Drivers of SME growth. For a while now, organisations have realised the value of investing in external businesses - especially when those businesses offer new opportunities to reach new markets, adopt new technology, attract new customer-bases, cross over into new industries. Countless articles document the benefits of [...]

2018-03-12T16:32:01+00:00March 1st, 2018|Corporate Venturing, News, SME Growth|Comments Off on Evaluating Corporate Venturing as a viable growth path for your SME.