Why on earth would you build an innovation centre in the midst of a recession? They’re inefficient, with lots of small units. And prospective occupiers (startups) are high risk. James Dipple of MEPC tells us why his property development company has just spent £10m on one.
In an interview with BBC Newsnight following last night’s live X Factor result, Simon Cowell hinted that he is ready to take on the political world.
Conclusive proof, if any were needed, that bankers contribute very little to the UK economy on the whole – far less than people who scrub loos in fact.
If things keep going the way they are going, then it could well be goodbye Pimlico Plumbers and hola Puerto Banus Plumbers before long. And I don’t think I’d be the only one skipping out on UK PLC.
Speaking to CBS last night, President Obama’s assessment of bankers was rather scathing: “They still don’t get it”. Now you can tell us if you think the same of your bank, auditors and other key advisers by taking part in our annual FDs’ Survey.
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has hit a bump in the road over the proposed sale of an equity stake to the same wealthy Arab businessman who bought Manchester City FC.
The Drapers Top 100 list of the most powerful and influential figures in fashion has been published this week, with a well-known British entrepreneur grabbing the top spot.
British technology pioneer Spinvox could be up for sale to an American rival for a fraction of its former value, according to press reports.
Very positive start! Following meeting with errant member of staff last week, they have totally revised attitude and come in committed, positive and smiling.