The HSBC Young Enterprise Innovation Awards today showcased some of the finest young entrepreneurial talent in Britain. These are the Richard Bransons and Philip Greens of the future. Here’s a sneaky peek at the startups the youth of today are building.
Arsène Wenger is one of the world’s top football managers. The Arsenal boss’s man-management skills, ability to spot talent and unite an international team are legendary. Now Real Business brings you the chance to learn from the great man himself.
What is it with entrepreneurs these days? Bjayou follows in the illustrious footsteps of Dragons’ Den investor Peter Jones, who’s currently zipping around a MoneySupermarket advert in a trolley going "Weee!", and National Savings & Investments frontman Alan Sugar, advertising power-assisted luggage.
Horribly conscious that poor old left hand has really gone under – few weeks of intense strain coping with me being in hospital and then not fully functioning for a bit and all the unpleasantness with the staff, coupled with feeling very isolated by the impending departure of right hand, have all contributed to him coming to a grinding halt.
Do entrepreneurs thrive in adversity? Does your social and family background shape your chances of personal business success? Have Britain’s leading entrepreneurs bounced back from tough challenges to build success?
At an event to celebrate Virgin’s sponsorship of Button’s racing team back in March, the driver got more than he bargained for when Branson made a "charge" for his model girfriend. "He won’t be doing it again," says Jenson Button, ominously.
Opinions on the embarrassment stemming from the expense claims of politicians have split the business community right down the middle, although most would be a little nervous to let on that they are anything other than outraged, given the media feeding frenzy that has ensued.
Finance directors have been appointed at companies including Barratt Developments, Petmin and Total Produce.
Google already has its fingers in plenty of technology pies: search; email; online mapping; video; office applications. And now, it’s launching Google Chrome, its very own operating system. Bill Gates must be quaking in his boots.