From one-man-bands working from home who need space to employ one more person, or those planning to expand for different logistical or business reasons, scaling-up is a good choice, but flexibility is key.
If you’re registered as a limited or public limited company it’s highly likely that you’re eligible to claim back cash from the UK Tax Authority (HMRC) on money that you spent developing your business, including staff, contractors, software, and other costs.

For fast-growing start-ups, there comes a point when management team structures and responsibilities need to change. But where should they start and what do they need to consider?
Employing an international workforce is becoming more commonplace today, even for new business and SMEs. However as smaller companies explore the opportunities that the global market can bring, the burden of understanding these markets from a managerial perspective becomes more tricky. Here are some of the things to consider when you look to expand or hire abroad.

When I speak to entrepreneurs about business support, the one thing I hear over and over again is that they struggle to understand where to go to for advice and assistance. There are over five hundred different business support programmes in London, so it’s no wonder that they don’t know where to start. This is the primary reason why the London Growth Hub was established... By Simon Pitkeathley, Board Member, London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP) , CEO, Euston Town and Camden Town BID
It’s important to remember that an augmented workforce is not a new thing. Since the dawn of time humans showed a distinctive ability in making and operating tools, and these tools have evolved with us. Making them requires growing specialisation – such as training an AI – but operating them is becoming easy for the end user... By Gianluca Bisceglie, founder and CEO of Visyond