Although the UK is experiencing a skills gap crisis, new research suggests it may remain that way as young people admit they’re snubbing employment within companies in order to start their own operations that they can run from home.
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Mr. Muscle might love the jobs you hate, but it remains to be seen if personal assistants feel the same way. Entrepreneurs and business executives have given their PAs some absolutely ludicrous tasks to deal with, which they've revealed, while Richard Branson's former assistant of 32 years shares her moment of madness.
Bhanu Choudhrie is a director at London-headquartered private equity firm C & C Alpha Group, which has investments globally. And while money isn’t a problem for him now, his humble beginnings in unpaid jobs, such as car valet for his father, means he understands the true value of money as an investor.
1995-launched private equity firm Livingbridge has raised a £660m investment pot, known as Livingbridge 6, which it will use to back British fast-growth SMEs from a range of sectors.
Private jets have experienced a huge surge in demand from Premier League and Championship football clubs, as deals to sign superstar players during the summer transfer window need to be inked by 11pm on Wednesday 31 August.
If you prefer your holidays to offer more than just an opportunity to top up your tan and sip on cocktails, you’re not alone. Luxury travel planning network Virtuoso surveyed its advisors to determine the trends that are being experienced in the adventure tourism marketplace.
London mayor Sadiq Khan is picking up where Boris Johnson left off. He will jet to the US armed with 23 tech startups which will showcase entrepreneurial talent and promote business in the UK’s capital city following the divisive Brexit vote.
Ultra-luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises claims its Crystal Mozart is the “world’s most technologically advanced river ship” so, with travel costing upwards of $3,000, the firm has introduced live camera views to provide would-be customers transparency.
According to business and energy secretary Greg Clark, who was recently appointed by new prime minister Theresa May, Britain’s entrepreneurs have received £250m worth of investment from the government’s Start Up Loans programme.
Luxury restaurant booking and payments app Velocity has already had significant global growth since its London launch in 2014, but will now push into 29 cities worldwide with a $22.5m Series B round from investors including the founder of Starwood Hotels.
Consider yourself an athlete or adventurer of the new age? Garmin has you covered as it blurs the lines with a “refined” smartwatch line designed for activity lovers, which will cost around £1,000 per timepiece.
With the bank holiday weekend ahead, Barclays has found British SMEs operating in hospitality sectors are experiencing impressive growth as holidaymakers nationwide opt for getaways on UK soil and spend an increasing amount in the process.