David Prosser is a former business editor of The Independent who now writes for a variety of publications, often focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurship.
David Prosser: Better belatedly than never, Brussels is standing back to let us support the engine rooms of recovery
17 January 2014 12:00 AM
David Prosser: Britain's SMEs should weigh up the pros and cons of Bitcoins before trading in the virtual currency
10 January 2014 12:00 AM
David Prosser: Companies on the under-the-radar Aim provide lesser-spotted value as the whole index performs
20 December 2013 12:00 AM
David Prosser: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: high street retailers must embrace the internet to secure their future
13 December 2013 12:00 AM
Small Talk: Why Aim should aim to raise its standards and lose that Wild West image with wary investors
21 November 2013 11:30 PM
Critics of the Alternative Investment Market like to portray London's junior stock exchange as the Wild West of capital markets, warning that its light touch regulation is far too open to abuse. These accusations are often overblown, but with Aim now finally turning a corner after years of difficult trading, it can't afford any suggestion it is an easy place to hide bad apples.
Small Talk: We need venture capitalists or a brave Business Bank to put up the money if Britain wants to have a Twitter of its very own
11 November 2013 12:52 AM
Last week’s Twitter IPO is yet another reminder that Britain isn’t producing technology businesses that are capable of reaching the same dizzying heights as the social media giants of California.
04 November 2013 12:20 AM
The biggest lie is that lending at the bank disappointed as small firms didn’t want to borrow
28 October 2013 01:21 AM
‘It isn’t their job to tell people what they should or shouldn’t invest their money in’
21 October 2013 12:32 AM
Pension providers... have become increasingly picky about whom they want to accept
14 October 2013 01:13 AM
There is reason to believe that demand for credit will once again begin to increase
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
Greece debt crisis: Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande issue Athens with 24-hour ultimatum to avoid crashing out of the euro
Greece crisis: Referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its lack of genuine legitimacy
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- 2 Lisa Randolph-Gant: Queen Elsa cake maker says she will carry on baking and will not let people 'break her spirit'
- 3 Tube strike: This pedestrian-friendly map tells you the time it takes to walk between stations
- 4 Pamplona Running of the Bulls 2015: Three men gored and 10 hospitalised on first day of festival
- 5 Sarah Jessica Parker explains why she is not a feminist: 'It's not just about women now'