Britain being left behind in cloud adoption, entrepreneur sells business for $30M after three months

SMEs in UK slower to adopt cloud computing than Europe’s firms: Small businesses in Britain are adopting internet-based software, storage and communication services more slowly than European peers, a survey of companies across Europe and published by The Telegraph suggest. The research findings, whilst not discussing American based businesses would also highlight that both Britain […]

Business innovation or imitation, management training grants available & Levi Roots interview

£20m management training fund unveiled to help small business  The Skills Minister John Hayes has called on senior leaders in SMEs to take advantage of funding that will support leadership and management training to help them grow their businesses.Business Matters reports that a round 13,000 small and medium sized businesses and social enterprises that demonstrate a […]

Royal Wedding boost for craft sales and good & bad news for start-ups

Royal Wedding boost for ailing craft businesses. The Online marketplace Notonthehighstreet is expecting a 25 per cent increase in orders for Royal Wedding related memorabilia. The company, which is backed by venture capital firms Index Ventures and Greylock Partners, launched a Royal Wedding section on its site yesterday as well as a campaign to direct international traffic to […]