Are we as a nation lacking ambition? We once had it by the bucket load; we need only look at the Victorians for evidence of Britain as the world leader in bold ideas and industriousness. But has this drive waned to the point where we’re limiting our futures by being afraid of taking real risks? Are British entrepreneurs scared of failure?
When you are running your own business, there are times when everything seems overwhelming and in need of serious attention. The worry bank goes into override and your ability to prioritise disappears, everything needs immediate attention and it all seems to be going horribly wrong.
Xero UK managing director Gary Turner explains how to take the pain out of tax returns by making bookkeeping software do most of the hard work.
You could save on energy costs by taking steps to increase efficiency and eliminate unnecessary waste. These five simple steps will explain how.
Nominations are now open for the Asian Women of Achievement awards, held in association with The Royal Bank of Scotland. You too can join Meera Syal and Nina Wadi, as the nationwide search to find 2014’s breakthrough Asian females begins.
For the last 20 months a family run business has been embroiled in a battle with EU bureaucrats over changes to retail regulations. ECigaretteDirect.co.uk was faced with possible closure after regulators planned to class the devices as medicines. But by joining forces with their trade body and other companies, they were able to argue their case and a compromise has since been reached.
Here are three trends for 2014, predicted by CEO Richard Owen, as well as an additional, longer-term trend he’ll be keeping a close eye on.