HBOS merges with Lloyds TSB. Merrill Lynch falls into the arms of Bank of America. AIG is bailed out by the US Federal Reserve. Out of disaster, funny new logos.
Everyone knows sex sells. Everyone knows the economy relies on things selling. So I was baffled when I read that the EU is considering stopping advertising that uses this age-old formula for success. Madness!
Darren Tilley opened offices for his chauffeur service Driven Worldwide in London, New York and Hong Kong. The result: a £1.5m contract, deals in 65 countries and a very happy balance sheet.
The HBOS/Lloyds TSB merger has massive implications for entrepreneurs and the SME sector
James Murray Wells set up Glasses Direct while he was still at university and has grown it into a £4m-turnover “recession proof” online specs retailer. Now he’s hoping to rocket-fuel growth by hiring Kevin Cornils of Match.com fame.