A special purpose vehicle to collect ideas from the business community about what to do with London’s Olympic Park after the 2012 Games will be set up by Mayor Boris Johnson.
Some of Britain’s most unusual women entrepreneurs are in the running for tonight’s First Women Awards.
Businesses outside of London have been reassured they won’t be discriminated against when competing for contracts for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Speaking at today’s CBI Business Summit, former Olympic gold medal winner and chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Sebastian Coe stressed that the 2012 games are about sport; the business is incidental.
Come 2012, the eyes of the world will be on London as it plays host to the Olympic Games. Speaking at the 2008 CBI Business Summit this morning, Lloyds TSB’s chief economist Trevor Williams says the economic impact will be "priceless" for the country and small businesses.
Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell has admitted backing the 2012 Games is one of the riskiest things the government is doing given the ₤9.325bn of public money it’s stumping up to help fund the event.
Dragons’ Den star James Caan today hit out at the authorities behind the London 2012 Games, saying the event had been “poorly communicated to businesses” and wrongly labelled as a London-only opportunity.
The Today programme brought you a taster, the nation eagerly awaits. This is our verdict.
When Boris Johnson takes the Olympic flag at Beijing’s closing ceremony on Sunday 24 August, levels of scrutiny towards the 2012 Games will shoot up, warns the Rt Hon Tessa Jowell. And she reckons the media’s doing nothing to help.
There is always a concern infrastructure that’s put in place for any city hosting an Olympic Games will become a white elephant and it’s a concern that’s certainly occupying the minds of organisers of the 2012 Games.
Lois Jacobs’ event management firm Jack Morton organised the opening and closing cermonies for the Athens Olympics. Four years on, she speaks at the CBI Business Summit about her Olympic experience.