If your office was looking a little empty this morning, don’t be surprised – up to 350,000 employees are expected to call in sick today.
Despite the introduction of the Prompt Payment Code a year ago, government agencies still fail to pay small businesses on time, putting some entrepreneurs at risk.
Venture capital firms are seeing small businesses as better prospects for investment, according to one prominent VC industry leader.
You’re bloody lucky. Given the enormous vastness of the universe, you could have ended up as any number of nature’s creations – a rock, a sloth, a yellow tailed marmoset. Or even Paris Hilton. Instead, you’ve ended up as the highest order of life on the planet.
Despite the cries that Britain is out of recession, times are still hard for business: unemployment is still a major headache for the country; the impending rise in National Insurance contributions is looming large on the horizon; and there are still no signs of it becoming any easier to secure business finance.
The Hermes Environmental Innovation Fund will provide "much needed venture capital" for small growing businesses and start-ups in the burgeoning green tech sector.
With time on my hands, have time to read and digest newsletter from business coach. The basic message is that if you have fun at work, you will inevitably do it well and if it isn’t fun, you shouldn’t be doing it.
Nothing annoys me more than a great idea which never gets acted on.
Amazon, the world-renowned purveyor of books, CDs and DVDs online, has posted bumper profits during the Christmas period. But could the honeymoon be coming to an end
Entrepreneurs must pay more attention to their choice of web address if they don’t want to lose visitors.
The Carbon Trust estimates that UK businesses could save between 20 and 30 per cent on their energy bills by eliminating energy wastage.
Pat Reeves and Rohan Blacker, the founders of upmarket food delivery business Deliverance and Sofa.com, have launched a new online venture that they hope will change the way people plan their holidays.