Aaron Hurst is a senior reporter for Information Age, providing news and features around the hottest trends across the tech industry.


List of small business associations and networking groups

Business associations and networks offer SME owners and entrepreneurs useful resources to help them grow their companies.


UKCA safety mark postponed indefinitely by Government

Plans to transition to a UKCA designation system for business products, separate from the EU's CE marking, have been put on hold


80 per cent of UK tech start-ups investing in skills to mitigate gaps

With almost half of small businesses surveyed by the Department for Education citing a lack of skilled staff as a concern, investment in this challenge proves widespread among UK tech start-ups


What the 2023 Spring Budget means for UK tech

UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt today announced his 2023 Spring Budget, which included R&D funding and governmental investment in quantum


Four-day work week found to boost revenue

A six-month experiment of a four-day work week was found to be successful by nine in ten participating companies, boosting revenue and decreasing staff turnover for many.


How to market your gaming app

Here's how small gaming development companies can best go about marketing their new or existing game app

Business Technology

7 top tips for saving on energy bills using IT

With the Government announcing an energy price cap for businesses today, here are seven tips for companies and staff to keep energy bills down, while continuing to innovate with IT

Business Technology

3 technologies business owners value most

Virgin Money research has found that 85 per cent of SMEs plan to adopt new tech to help support their growth — here are the technologies most valued by business owners


Best entrepreneur YouTube channels to follow

Here are some of the best YouTube channels to subscribe to that will give you motivation and make your small business the best it can be

Employing & managing staff

Staff Appraisal Templates and Forms

An appraisal gives you the opportunity to evaluate an employee's performance, and to raise any concerns or issues.

Employing & managing staff

Checklist: what should be in a job advert?

Creating a job advert can be daunting for small business owners. We explain what you need to include.

Business Technology

Best video conferencing tech for your small business

With many small business staff working remotely because of coronavirus, video conferencing is fast becoming the best way to communicate with groups. We look at the best video conferencing software on the market.