Environment Secretary Hilary Benn has urged more people to pursue eco-preneurial ventures saying the environmental industries are going to be “more significant in the future”.
Richard Bingham has been appointed CFO of Cape, the provider of support services to the energy and natural resources sector.
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I spent yesterday afternoon talking green issues with Environment Secretary Hilary Benn.
Paul Bird has been appointed finance director of Education Development International.
Dragons’ Den star James Caan cosied up to a drug offender. Prince Charles downed a high-energy “super juice”. And Chancellor Alistair Darling managed to crack a joke. Yesterday’s Enterprise Leadership Conference, run by The Prince’s Trust, was full of surprises.
Following James Caan’s blast against manufacturing, the BBC’s In Business programme devoted half an hour or riveting radio to "maverick manufacturing companies" and how they are thriving against the odds.
A couple of years ago, the ownership of QinetiQ was a major public scandal, with commentators suggesting it should never be in private (let alone private equity) hands. Now the former government research department is yielding exciting entrepreneurial ventures.