The best and brightest UK women were celebrated last night at the Women of the Future Awards in London, hosted by Real Business in association with Shell.
It’s not even Christmas, so the traditional New Year detox is sometime away – but how about taking the time to carry out a corporate clear out?
As we enter a recession, retaining your good employees is crucial. That’s why some finance directors are hiking up wages for their staff.
If you think it’s a tough task wangling start-up investment out of VCs, angels or, God forbid, your bank, imagine convincing your father to remortgage his house.
Prepare to feel seriously inadequate. Elspeth Duxbury set up transport consultancy firm Intelligent Space Partnership when she was just 24. She built it into a £1.1m-turnover business and sold it to Atkins last year, joining the firm as its youngest director. Small wonder she scooped the prize for Entrepreneurial Woman of the Future last night.
Corporate insolvency rates are on the rise. It’s bad news for small businesses
It’s Friday afternoon. It’s been a long week. There have been a few highs. A few lows. And there’s no better way to wind down than having a few laughs.