Snapchat, the disappearing photo sharing app, is reportedly in funding talks with Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, which could value the startup at $10bn (£5.9bn).
Tax professionals are calling on the government to provide additional safeguards around their proposals for direct recovery of tax debt.
Developing business processes is time well-spent, and yet too often businesses get caught up in day-to-day tasks – endlessly shifting goalposts – that they never get around to refining them.
At ClearlySo, as we meet entrepreneurs who are looking for angel investment, they often ask us what exactly angel investors are looking for. There is no perfect answer to this question, though the below will point you in the right direction.
Andrew Mabbutt, chief executive of Feefo, suggests that customer reviews don’t have to be the enemy.
Recent reports of Germany using typewriters to deter NSA call attention to security and risk in the ever-evolving IT industry.
The Ministry of Defence, through the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and in partnership with a number of associations and industry bodies, is making funding available through four initiatives each addressing different areas of maritime autonomy.
Energy bills account for up to 20% of overhead costs for some SMEs, so looking out for any opportunity to increase efficiency and reduce consumption is a priority for all businesses.
The current shift towards offering products, from software through to shoes, on subscription rather than as one-off sales works particularly well for small businesses as revenue streams are more predictable.
A recent report from NES global said that perceptions from women of the oil and gas industry are improving – but is it enough?
July saw a fall in consumer confidence for the first time in six months, according to data from analysts GfK.
New research from FedEx shows that while more than a third of small and medium businesses see exporting as a key growth opportunity, just one quarter is currently operating internationally.