Edward Wray’s online gambling website Betfair processes tens of millions of bets each day – that’s more transactions than all the financial exchanges in Europe put together. But there’s one thing blocking the firm’s path to world domination: regulation.
While the financial media blame everyone from greedy bankers to naive home-owners to Gordon Brown for the current economic downturn, the Scottish Dragon has another theory.
Entrepreneurs Michelle Dewberry and Oli Barrett brave the snow to launch the "Make Your Mark with a tenner " campaign.
Over ten million DVDs were sold last year. Simon Calver, the CEO of online film rental firm LoveFilm, expects that figure to "skyrocket" and reckons Blu-ray will be the format of choice for future films and games.
We’ve woken up to the worst snow since 1991. Travel has been suspended. Schools have been cancelled. Even the Old Bailey has closed for the day. British businesses are set to lose millions.