I have worked in the luxury and performance car industry for over 25 years and during this time have seen many changes, but few on the scale of the past few months. The market is remarkably different today to what it was just six months ago and is set for big changes in the future too.
It was hotter than the devil’s armpit at the eOffice studio where six London-based entrepreneurs pitched their businesses to a panel of judges yesterday. "This isn’t Dragons’ Den. This is the reptile house!" exclaimed SimplySwitch founder Karen Darby, as the camera lights took the temperature up to 100 degrees.
Why so many companies are delisting from AIM in favour of multilateral trading facilities.
There has been a sharp rise in unemployment in Britain with a record 281,000 people joining the out of work, bringing the total number of unemployed to 2.38 million.
Pep-talked staff re. swine flu. Established government appears to have given up all measures of prevention and therefore permitted member of staff with swine-flued family to continue to work as need be.
While press has lambasted the government for failing to help small businesses, entrepreneur Nico Nicholas tells a very different story. The founder of LetterBoxChocs says he’s been astounded by the quality of help he has received from UK Trade & Investment.
Philanthropy is still alive and well despite the recession, especially among entrepreneurs.
Q: Can I follow you on Twitter? Will you ever consider it?