To prevent rogue entertainment and modelling agencies from exploiting people, the government says it will introduce new rules banning agencies from taking upfront fees from models, background artists, extras and walk-ons.
Hectic week continues on. Still battling with next year’s price list. At least most of the photographs for next year’s mini-brochure have gone off to the designer. Ran this one far, far too close for comfort!
Interesting debate earlier this week at the Royal Society on behalf of The Stone Club. Brent Hoberman, myself and a number of media folks discussed the thorny question: who has more influence – Google or Rupert Murdoch?
The slump in property prices led to a surge in house sales to foreign investors. But with 80,000 properties now sitting empty around London, squatting is on the rise. Where there’s a need, there’s an opportunity. Here comes a new niche for entrepreneurs: squatbusting.
My company is struggling to maintain its defined benefits pension scheme. The special contributions required in our recovery plan, to reduce the deficit over at least the next three years and probably longer, could put at risk the company’s own investment in its business. The easy answer is to follow the trend and close the scheme but I am determined to fight on. Can you give me any encouragement?
Britain’s brightest female rising stars will be recognised at Real Business’s Women of the Future Awards tonight, held in association with Shell. Who’s in contention?
Ferocious day arguing and setting budgets for year ahead with Second-in-Charge.
Entrepreneurs usually lead the way in innovation. But sometimes a corporate will take the initiative and pioneer new ways of doing business. At a press briefling at London Zoo today, Holland & Barrett unveiled its green strategy for the coming year. It’s bold, brave, and Large Blue.