The chief executive of property developer Brixton yesterday quoted Bob Dylan’s "All along the watchtower" lyrics to sum up the state of the property market. So which songs best sum up the life of the entrepreneur? Here are our suggestions.
The key to succeeding in the Middle East is having an understanding of local business practices and customs as soon as you’re on the ground, says BIW Technologies chief Colin Smith.
When Simon Coyle launched luxury chocolate firm Kshocolat in 2003, he was the only player in the premium market. Now, he’s one of many, but this Scottish confectioner still has a few tricks up his sleeve.
Everyone should have a bucket list. A menu of enriching, exciting, inspiring and happily debauched experiences you want to try before you kick the bucket (die). Like a filofax for the soul.
Cheadle-based creative media group Fresh is upfront about its environmental credentials: co-founder and director Julie Besbrode says the firm has become one of only a few in the UK to be granted a globally recognised environmental award.
Finance directors and chief information officers are held responsible for achieving the government’s ICT targets, which are contained in the recently-published ‘Greening Government ICT’ plan.
As the economic situation worsens in the UK, we’re hearing reports that smaller businesses aren’t managing their finances in the best way.
Chris Hoy, Rebecca Adlington, Ben Ainslie: entrepreneurs can learn from all of them
Jennifer Irvine set up home-delivery meals firm The Pure Package in 2004 from her kitchen. Today she turns over £1.2m and has over 3,000 clients on her books, including Ruby Wax, Patsy Kensit and handbag designer Anya Hindmarch. “I’ve never marketed the brand to celebrities,” she says. “They’ve come to me.” So, what’s her secret?