Following Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s promises to reduce red tape for foreign investors and entrepreneurs, Nottinghamshire-based lighting company Abacus is taking on the might of Russia and setting up a subsidiary in St Petersburg.
Calling it Britain’s “least well-kept secret of recent years”, Gordon Brown has finally called a general election, to be held on May 6. But what will the general election mean for Britain’s entrepreneurs and small business owners? And more importantly, how can you shape its outcome?
Secret Millionaire Kavita Oberoi is taking the next step in her quest to empower young girls, joining the Girl Guides. The entrepreneur has just been appointed chair of the Global Girls’ Fund, which supports the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
Goodbye sick note! Workers off sick for more than seven days will now receive “fit notes” rather than the traditional sick note from their GPs. But how will it affect your business?
The will-he-won't-he build-up to calling the general election defies all good sense and commercial logic. Let's put an end to the farce.