Before making an offer, get into the mindset of the seller

Martin Leuw, Chairman of Ground Control, talks with the Times Enterprise Network about getting into the mind of the seller

B Corp certification can show you're A-grade

In the latest in our monthly series from the fast-growing outdoor maintenance firm Ground Control, Kim Morrish explains why it has just become a B Corp

Spending on mental wellbeing is a wise investment

In the latest in The Times series with Ground Control, Kim Morrish makes the business and moral case for investing in mental health training

Succession doesn’t have to be a dysfunctional drama

In the latest series of columns in The Times, Martin Leuw, Chairman of Ground Control, looks at why business leaders often neglect succession planning

Thinking of selling? We’ve been there

Simon Morrish, CEO of Ground Control, shares with the Times Enterprise Network, a personal account on how he previously considered selling

Corporate renewal comes from the disruptor within

Martin Leuw, Chairman of Ground Control, talks to The Times about the importance of championing innovation

Engaging residents on the value of green space

Clarion Housing’s community garden event centred on engaging residents in nature and raising awareness of the wider value green spaces can bring

Why business is eating software

In the latest in a weekly series of columns Martin Leuw, Non-executive Chairman, Ground Control, explains why he is adopting the mindset of a technology company.

Being the boss is personal

In the latest in a series of columns in the Times Enterprise Network, Kim Morrish, Director of Ground Control, describes the emotional commitment that business owners make

Being the boss is personal

In the latest in a series of columns in the Times Enterprise Network, Kim Morrish, Director of Ground Control, describes the emotional commitment that business owners make

The power of pricing and planning ahead

In the latest in a series of columns in the Times Enterprise Network, Martin Leuw, Chairman, Ground Control, explains the power of pricing and planning ahead.

Green shots of optimism

In the first of a weekly series of columns Simon Morrish, chief executive of the fast-growing outdoor maintenance firm Ground Control, explains why he remains optimistic about 2021 despite the challenges of running a £120 million turnover business

How clean energy and jobs can flow from Morocco to the UK

In the latest in our weekly series from fast-growing outdoor maintenance firm Ground Control, CEO Simon Morrish discusses why he is also leading an ambitious plan to deliver enough clean power for seven million British homes by the end of the decade.

Business can be the friend, not the enemy, of biodiversity

As featured in the Times Enterprise Network, Kim Morrish, Director and owner of Ground Control, explains why the company has become a landowner

Business productivity is rising up the boardroom agenda

In the latest in a series of columns in the Times Enterprise Network, Martin Leuw, Chairman of Ground Control, shares his tips on planning and implementing new software systems

Reaching a sales nirvana

In the latest in a series of columns in the Times Enterprise Network, Martin Leuw, Chairman of Ground Control, talks about fine-tuning business development

Private equity is not always the answer

In the latest in a series of columns Simon Morrish, CEO of the fast-growing outdoor maintenance firm Ground Control makes the case for using debt rather than equity to help grow businesses

Innovative responses to Covid show us how to approach climate challenges

Kim Morrish, Director of Ground Control, tells the Times Enterprise Network how she was inspired by how other business owners adapted to the pandemic

Cultural fit is key to buying any business

In the fifth of a weekly series of columns, Simon Morrish, CEO of the fast-growing outdoor maintenance firm Ground Control, shares his tips on making good acquisitions

Going green is good for business

In the fourth of a weekly series of columns Kim Morrish, of the fast-growing outdoor maintenance firm Ground Control, discusses how cutting carbon creates new business opportunities

Why electric vehicles hit the spot

In the latest in a weekly series of columns published in The Times Enterprise Network, Simon Morrish shares his experience of operating more than 100 electric vehicles

Difference makes business stronger

In the latest in a weekly series of columns Kim Morrish, Owner and Director, Ground Control, discusses how they have tried to address diversity in a traditionally white male industry

Influencing is key to chairing a private enterprise

In the third of a weekly series of columns Martin Leuw, of the fast-growing outdoor maintenance firm Ground Control, explains how he operates as a non-executive chairman

How to use hiring to strengthen your culture

In the second of a weekly series of columns Kim Morrish, of the fast-growing outdoor maintenance firm Ground Control, explores the highs and lows of trying to create a successful business culture

Business pitches reveal secrets of success

Martin Leuw, Non-Executive Chairman discusses what he learnt from hearing entrepreneurs present their plans.

Why does impact investing make commercial sense?

In the latest in a series of columns in the Times Enterprise Network, Martin Leuw, Chairman, Ground Control, explains how he profits from ventures with a purpose.

Budget was a missed opportunity on climate change

In the latest in a series of columns in the Times Enterprise Network, Simon Morrish, Chief Executive of Ground Control, argues that the chancellor should have prioritised decarbonisation.

We must act quickly to avoid green assets being ‘overlooked’ on the journey to net zero

Sam Jones, Housing Lead at Ground Control discusses the complexities facing social landlords as they grapple to balance carbon reduction and nature’s recovery