The road to business success is never straightforward, and every entrepreneur experiences setbacks, must negotiate bumps in the road and overcome challenges. So it helps to have the right investor on board.
Dragons’ Den is back and it started off with a bang – offering viewers the chance to see a company attract the attention of all five investors for the second time in its 13-series history.
As part of the business cycle, things traditionally slow down in August, as people take their vacations to match the school holidays. This means decisions are often delayed and deadlines missed – none more so than making payments.
In Game of Thrones G.R.R Martin’s land of fire and ice is a cut-throat world of underhanded dealings, betrayals, utter chaos and abject poverty – but business finance also has its place.
Enertor, the insole business backed by Usain Bolt, has launched a Crowdcube campaign for £750,000, which has taken off at pace already.
A $39m investment has been pumped into London-headquartered new car buying service Carwow, which will be used to fuel aggressive expansion at home and abroad.
With continued growth each year, Receipt Bank has received a $50m Series B investment to take its automated bookkeeping platform to the next level.
A new Funding Circle CFO has been hired, which will see the SME lending platform’s business building its position following a record start to 2017.
To be one of those highly effective finance directors, you have to be up-to-date on all the latest accounting standards, be know the latest developments in tax legislation and spend long hours in your office reviewing reconciliations and signing off VAT returns. That’s right isn’t it? No.
Robert Half has announced findings that emphasise how those involved with finance are embracing the digital transformation taking place in the business world – if they can find the right talent.
Ever evolving geopolitical events have had a huge impact on companies, with business leaders working hard to make sure they are prepared for future success. But we’ve found they can learn a thing or two from the top CFOs’ business strategies.
Polls aren’t always to be trusted. We learned this the hard way in failing to identify the results for Brexit and Donald Trump – and it’s making traders nervous.