Trevor Hemmings, one of Britain’s most powerful gambling entrepreneurs, gifted the Conservative party £200,000 after they pledged to relax gambling laws in the UK.
Real Business agony uncle Anthony Holmes can help with your recession-time strategising. Every fortnight he’ll tackle another restructuring problem faced by entrepreneurs. This week: capacity
Travel agents, financial services firms and even letting agents are queuing up to become licensees for Edinburgh-based foreign exchange business No1 Currency.
There have been changes to the finance function at companies including e2v technologies, Parkwood Holdings and Max Petroleum.
The Cabinet’s decision to release £20bn to ease frozen credit lines might sound promising for startups – but the resounding cry from entrepreneurs is: it’s not enough!
The ever-increasing importance of marketing communications in business means that this field should no longer be exclusively confined to a specific department. All senior managers should have an understanding of marketing principles and how they work throughout business.
When Fiona Begley sold her employee drug and alcohol-testing firm to AIM-listed Concateno in 2002 for £30m and took charge of the joint company, she went on a serious “shopping spree” – buying up six companies in total. And she’s not planning on stopping there.
The celebrity chef has been forced to close four of his outlets after failing to raise £200,000, a spokesman has revealed.