Entrepreneurs can’t be copy cats, says Steve Heilbron of Investec Private Bank
Use share options and focus on your best and worst employees, reckon entrepreneurs Ed Wray and David Page
"Have any of you actually seen the so-called ‘green shoots of recovery’?" asks EasyGroup’s Sir Stelios at today’s Entrepreneurs’ Summit. Three people out of an audience of 200 put their hands up. "This recession is going to be painful. Prepare for the worst."
For established businesses, 2009 may go down as a landmark year, the moment when they had to change. In a panel discussion at today’s Entrepreneurs’ Summit, Brent Hoberman of Mydeco.com explains how he’s tackling the recession.
The Regus founder speaks at the Entrepreneurs’ Summit about how his office space business is bucking the downward trend.
Don’t be fooled into thinking that university students know nothing about business or politics. At the Entrepreneurs’ Summit today, a team of young debaters tackled the question: has business lost the right to self regulate? And boy, were they fierce.
EasyGroup founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou talks about his role models in business at the Real Business Entrepreneurs’ Summit.
Speaking live at the Entrepreneurs’ Summit, the Betfair boss tells the assembled entrepreneurs and delegates that this may be a dark time for the economy but it’s still "a great time to do business".
Speaking at the Entrepreneurs’ Summit today, King of Shaves founder Will King recalls when he was offered £49k for a 51 per cent stake in the business. King refused. "Had I accepted, that stake would now be worth more than £25m," he said. "My advice? Don’t let the recession force you into giving away equity."
On the theme of today’s Entrepreneurs’ Summit, Betfair’s Ed Wray gives his top tips: "Don’t just survive, reinvent!"
Share Share via Pinterest LinkedIn Copy Link Share Share via Pinterest LinkedIn Copy Link The List Group is a family-owned engineering business that proves you’re never too old to diversify and grow. Terry List started the business in 1971 when, as a draughtsman, he decided he could earn more money working for himself. The business […]
Share Share via Pinterest LinkedIn Copy Link Share Share via Pinterest LinkedIn Copy Link Cut-throat competition. Narrow margins. Stifling government regulation. Enough to put some out of business. But not Pathvalley. Owned and run by Bolton brothers Anwar Ibrahim and Yakub Ibrahim Patel, the company operates a growing number of retail pharmacies, mostly in the […]