The Suffolk-based brewer leads the pack in terms of sustainability and green policy. But it’s not just about ticking boxes: being a responsible firm is good for business.
Decency and good manners go much further in business than bullying and double-dealing.
God bless Russell Crowe, eh?
ASOS couldn’t give a monkey’s about the credit crunch. The fashion e-tailer’s sales have soared by 104 per cent for the six months to September 30. And we’re not surprised.
There’s only one place for the wasteful and costly “pay as you go” rubbish tax: the bin.
Jon Moulton wasn’t exactly exaggerating when he told us the outlook for the private equity industry was gloomy.
The US Congress’s failure to pass the $700bn financial rescue package has been labelled a “disaster” by Caxton FX chief executive Rupert Lee-Browne, who says the UK is going to be the hardest hit because of it.
The financial system is in meltdown after the US Congress dramatically rejected a $700bn plan to rescue the paralysed banks. “This is the worst economic situation that we’ve lived through,” says Jon Moulton, founder of Alchemy Partners.
Sick of the sky-high energy bills at his garden centre, Robert Moody decided to install a biomass-fired heat and power plant – and managed to convince the Carbon Trust to stump up £100k towards the cost of it.
The floundering economy has helped barter company Miroma to more than double its turnover to £9.1m during the past 12 months, and founder Marc Boyan says conditions will probably push sales above the £30m mark next year.
The beancounters reckon it will cost £28.8bn to set up every home in the UK with broadband. Simon MacDonald, founder of Kabel-X, a firm pioneering a revolutionary way to replace copper core with fibre optics, disagrees.
If you want to rocket fuel growth, investment is a quick fire route. But how do companies go about securing this cash injection? Here are some top tips on how to seal the deal when faced by a roomful of potential investors.