The start-up culture conundrum

The start-up culture conundrum

One thing that keeps every founder awake at night is: how are we going to maintain my company’s culture and momentum as the organisation grows? If you Google “How to maintain start-up culture”, you’ll see more than 16m results. Everyone is trying to solve this...
Have a little patience

Have a little patience

People sometimes ask me what it takes to be successful in business. Of course, there is no simple answer to that question, no magic bullet. But I do believe that one of the most vital qualities you need in order to build a thriving business is patience.   I know this...
My first week as chairman

My first week as chairman

First of all, I’d just like to express my thanks to all the people who have sent well wishes over the past week. As any CEO will tell you, moving into a chairman role is exciting but also daunting – it’s a step into the unknown – so it means a lot to see so many...
A promotion, and a new challenge

A promotion, and a new challenge

Today, I’d like to share some big news. As BigChange moves into its ninth successful year, our current chairman Richard Warley will be supporting the next phase of our growth by taking on the role of CEO. He will now be driving this business forward. I will be...
Let’s do it. Let’s save the world

Let’s do it. Let’s save the world

What do you do when you want to solve an impossible problem? Give it to an entrepreneur. The people who create businesses from nothing know how to overcome every barrier and think of a way through every challenge. That’s why the global small business community needs...