Leeds-based firm Corrocoat has had to swallow some risky, capital-intensive investments to service its international clients. But it’s worth it, says founder Charles Watkinson.
Sliderobes chairman Mick McAleese believes the key to his company’s success has been refining recruitment skills and learning to identify a “good manager from a hole in the head”.
Tidjane Thiam has joined Prudential as chief financial officer.
Office space in train stations? New Zealand-born entrepreneur Hamish Edwards doesn’t think that’s such a crazy idea.
In the build up to the next series of The Apprentice, which starts tonight, Sir Alan Sugar’s been getting a few things off his chest. The country’s most outspoken entrepreneur takes a pop at employment legislation and women bosses.
Up-and-coming natural grooming brand Bulldog has appointed a part-time chairman although, according to co-founder Rhodri Ferrier, it was almost by accident.
The former CFO of the Pru is Europe-bound.
Liz Taylor was a divorced, poor, single mother when she spotted an opportunity to run events in the Northwest of England.
Kerry Scott, founder of SlimmingSolutions.co.uk, has grown the company’s turnover from £40,000 in 2000 to more than £1m in 2007 by embracing the latest e-commerce technology.
Digital entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to strut their stuff in front of some super important people at an event next month in London.
Episode one of The Apprentice, and Sir Alan Sugar has already done for the lawyer. As for the self-proclaimed entrepreneur with the buffoned hair, this boy could go far.
It only took six years for a Scottish recycling company to find a buyer