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How to build a plant-based business

We catch up with Tim Law from Simply Plants to chat about the roots of his seasonal business, scaling up cash flow, and a load of Christmas trees.

Is it time to grow your business?

How do you know when it's time to expand, or scale back your business venture? We go over four steps for ensuring your company is ready to jump up and tackle new growth opportunities.

10 books for small businesses that aren’t about business

Not every book should be about business. Here are our favourites for business owners looking for lessons that don't involve what someone may or may not have learned at Business School.

How to build a Scottish coffee blending business

When you can choose just about everything, why not also choose the ratio of Peruvian to Chilean coffee beans in your morning blend? Mark Wilson, founder of Blendly, explains why choice is king, and how running a business in Scotland taps into a rich culinary tradition.

Why delegation is good for business

Although you can get pretty good at juggling tasks, sooner or later you’ll need to take a break if you want to focus on the things that are most likely to grow your business—that means getting comfortable with delegation.