Guy Schanschieff had always wanted to start a business but was lacking a strong idea. But a conversation about dirty nappies spurred him into action.
After seeing how successful the Concept2 rowing machine was, Ian Wilson set out to do the same for cycling.
Ask Inclusive Finance (AskIf) is a commercial enterprise with an ambitious social mission.
Small businesses ignore new data protection rules at their peril, says David Prosser – make sure you’re ready.
Fed up with the fake world of celebrity endorsements, Alexia Inge decided to set up retailer Cult Beauty, selling the make-up really worn by models.
When Maria de la Croix saw her friends selling coffee from a backpack, she liked the idea, says Chris Carter. But she also knew she could go one better.
Lisa Kay’s two companies, Lisa Kay London and Sole Bliss, design, make and distribute shoes with style and comfort in mind.
Small firms must soon pay more into their workers’ pension funds, says David Prosser.
A cautionary tale from the BBC – freelancers should make sure their tax affairs are in order, says Ruth Jackson.
When a twisted knee scuppered Greg Cox’s plans to play rugby for Wasps, he set his sights on becoming a fintech entrepreneur.
If you’ve already used your Isa and pension allowances, then venture capital trusts and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) may be the investment vehicles for you.