With every new intake, fierce international competition makes recruitment tougher for UK universities. The University of Birmingham is among those adapting to the realities of a globally-mobile academic community.
Once, businesses consumed what universities produced. Now the roles are blurring – and the boundaries must be eroded further, argues Joe Marshall of the National Centre for Universities and Business.
Financing is a priority for almost every community organisation. The more money you can raise, the more you can achieve - but competition is fierce for the limited amounts of funding that are available.
If you’re considering selling your business, you need to arrive at a fair value. Here are all the factors you should take into account.
Floating your company can be one of the most exciting experiences in your business life. But it can also be stressful, time consuming and expensive.
It can be hard to scale your small business without external investment, advice and the right contacts – which can all come from an angel investor.
At some stage you may need to attract external funding to grow your business. This could be through a business bank loan, crowdfunding, accelerators, angel investors or venture capital, among other options. But what do outside investors look for and how can you attract the right partners?