• No man is an island

    28 Aug 2014

    Employers are far more conscious of the value of networks and eco-systems, using Facebook and Linkedin to not only find good people but see the communities they have built around them – which could contain potential clients, partners or employees. 

  • Prizing talent above all else

    28 Aug 2014 Alex Evans

    Engaged employees are helping great businesses to grow and win awards. Alex Evans, Programme Director of the National Business Awards explains why.

  • Strong leadership, continued investment in people and innovation, and committed corporate citizenship distinguish top performing FTSE 100 firms, writes Alex Evans

  • Richard Spencer, Head of Sustainability at ICAEW, explores the role of business in creating a new system of sustainable prosperity

  • What's up at Downing Street?

    29 Jul 2014 Alex Evans

    Shortlisting 2014, planning 2015 and visits to PM’s office have kept the NBA Programme Director busy this month…

  • Shortlist represents industries including, retail, advertising, technology and energy

  • Britain needs constant gardeners who aspire to deliver best in show results, writes Alex Evans

  • Pitch perfect

    30 Jun 2014

    New Entrepreneur semi-finalists present ten compelling stories of profit with purpose to The Duke of York

  • Guy Rigby offers tips for those trying to secure funding for growth

  • Clive Lewis FCA, head of enterprise at ICAEW, gives his advice on the best sources of government assistance for small businesses

  • A new award for founders of all ages celebrates those helping Britain to become a more entrepreneurial nation

  • Drive and ambition

    28 May 2014

    Better Bathrooms founder Colin Stevens tells the NBA why he decided to be an award-winning entrepreneur instead of a professional golfer

  • Laura Milne, Founder and Managing Director Lime HR, explains the impact of upcoming changes to the law on flexible working

  • Guy Rigby highlights traits of successful entrepreneurs by looking at past winners of the Smith & Williamson Entrepreneur of the Year

  • * Former CEO of Sainsbury’s wins the prestigious longstanding achievement award*

    *Led Sainsbury’s for ten successful years before stepping down in July*

    *King will receive the award at the National Business Awards ceremony next week*

  • Restoring trust

    11 May 2014

    Judges for the Ashridge Business School Leader of the Year reveal their criteria for award-winning 21st century leadership

  • No rush to riches

    23 Apr 2014

    Stuart Hill, CEO of New Business of the Year 2013 winner wnDirect, tells the NBA how it is managing explosive growth

  • Richard Spencer, Head of Sustainability at ICAEW, explains how initiatives like the Finance Innovation Lab can save the planet

  • Past winners of the ICAEW Sustainable Business Award prove than any organisation can transform themselves, their industry – or the way we all do business

  • The whole package

    23 Apr 2014

    By embedding sustainability at the outset, London Bio Packaging has become successful, transformational and profitable

  • Do you think the very definition of partnership, in a business sense, is evolving and if so how?

    Our media partner Outsource asked a selection of our finalists from across UK industry what their thoughts were on partnerships: are they changing and if so, how?

  • Beans means wins

    27 Mar 2014

    James Eder, Founder and Head of New Business at The Beans Group talks to the NBA about how it became an award-winning digital business

  • Digital technology is enabling businesses to connect with customers in new ways – and the best are recognised by the National Business Awards, writes Alex Evans

  • Richard Anning, Head of IT Faculty at ICAEW, offers tips on how to manage online security risks


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