Horrendous start to week. Hear that my lovely accounts guy is in hospital having had suspected stroke. Hopefully minor but very little news as yet. As usual, reflect that these things always happen to the nicest people.
Moneysupermarket.com entrepreneur Simon Nixon on why it’s impossible to teach entrepreneurship.
Full-time staff just don’t cut it for the 4Networking MD any more. The minute the boss’ back is turned, they’re off playing Mafia Wars on Facebook or surfing The Onion. These days Brad Burton prefers his staff hungry and ambitious. Step up the sub-contractor.
While James Bond has never been reticent about his preference for Omega watches and Aston Martin cars, product placements have been barred from the small screen for almost half a century. This week, the government is expected to lift that ban.
It’s not just governmental relationships that are strained between Scotland and the United States after the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi last month. Manufacturers north of the border fear a drop in US sales as outraged Americans boycott Scottish products.
Is your business in need of a boost” BT Business is giving away a 12-month BT Business Total Broadband Option 2 subscription in this great competition.
Money management firm Kublax was one of six companies to win investment from the annual Seedcamp event for startups in 2007. Back then, Kublax was just the kernel of an idea. Two years on, chief executive Tom Symonds reflects on how the event transformed the business.
How fantastic is technology?! Here I am, on a train, all 3G dongled up, travelling at 90 miles an hour, armed with only a Blackberry. Just amazing. It’s a changing world. My office is wherever I can get a signal and an internet connection.
Move over Sir Alan, hello Philippe Starck. The design guru is searching for the cream of English designers to join his wacky design company with the rather lofty aim to "discover an English style". But will the Gallic entrepreneur match Sir Alan Sugar’s wit and charisma on this new show, airing tonight?