Liam Ward-Proud

Liam Ward-Proud

Liam Ward-Proud is a Business Features writer at City A.M. He is the newest member of the Business Features team and started his career in journalism at City A.M. after graduating from Exeter University in 2013 with a degree in Philosophy. His main interests are reggae and football.

The fluid society: SMEs can grow by tearing down walls

The fluid society: SMEs can grow by tearing down walls

Flexible working and “flat” firms are thriving thanks to the growth of collaborative technology. Developments in communication…

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How cross border collaboration can help drive growth

How cross border collaboration can help drive growth

The rise of the internet and e-commerce has made it easier than ever for small businesses…

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Why SMEs should focus on customer experience

Why SMEs should focus on customer experience

The importance of customer service in business barely needs restating. We’re all more likely to go back to the barista who remembers…

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How SMEs can drive growth through new technologies

How SMEs can drive growth through new technologies

Technological shifts are the norm in business – no sooner had the early car manufacturers begun to turn a profit than they saw their…

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Flexible working to the extreme: Dispersed office

Flexible working to the extreme: Dispersed office

James Knight, founder of Keystone Law, talks to Liam Ward-Proud about gaining acceptance for a new business model…

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Crowdsourcing can help SMEs expand

Crowdsourcing can help SMEs expand

Many of the prominent examples of businesses using crowdsourcing are large multinationals. Toy giant Lego, for example, encourages its…

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