5 Signs That Your Business Is Ready to Scale Up

Managing an SME is exciting. Any business owner knows that the process involves ups and downs, but whatever stage you've reached, with good judgement and a little luck, you'll hopefully reach a point ...

Personal Power - Growing into the Future

  As a leader, are you regularly challenging, engaging, exciting and inspiring the people around you? Perhaps it’s time to take a step back and refresh your thinking so you can grow into the future. M...

What is Brand Equity and Why It Matters?

What is a brand? It’s a simple enough question, but now and then we meet someone who has to ask it; someone who isn’t sure if their business has a brand, or whether it should have one at all. Just as ...

10 Smart Ways to 'Change the Game' and Accelerate Growth

Ashmei is changing the game of sportswear. The small Aylesbury-based company, with an interesting Chinese name, designs sportswear, assembled from the most innovative suppliers across 4 continents, to...

Summer Budget 2015: Satisfaction for the Self-Employed?

Economy, Business - 8/20/2015

Last month’s Summer Budget saw Chancellor George Osborne unveil the Conservatives’ plans for our finances - and many of the changes announced are sure to affect business owners across Britain. With pr...

Economic Update: When Will the Next Recession Be?

Economy, Business - 8/3/2015

August is a month when things can go unexpectedly wrong as so many of us have our minds on other things. We typically enjoy a 7 year cycle. We have five good growth years ahead. I think you should pay...

Economic Update: Post Election Continuity and Stability

Economy, Business - 5/15/2015

37% of those who voted, voted for a smaller share of Government in GDP, they voted for income generation over income redistribution, they voted for continuity and stability. They gave the Conservative...

Budget 2015: How the New Budget Will Affect SMEs

Economy, Business - 4/2/2015

  The recent 2015 budget announced from the Chancellor ahead of the upcoming election has provided SMEs and business owners with some positive news. What did you hope to see, and how do you think that...

Economic Update: Purchasing Power is Driving the UK Economy

Economy, Business - 2/16/2015

In the last quarter of 2014 UK retail had its best sales for 12 years, even with the supermarket price war and the price cuts on so called Black Friday. Investment spending picked up strongly as did b...

Eurozone Recovery Expected for 2015 - Unlikely to Ignite Growth

Economy - 11/26/2014

In this quarter, Vistage Economist Roger Martin-Fagg takes a look at two engines of world growth, the Eurozone and the USA, as together they are half the world’s economy and finished off with China an...