The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has recently banned athletes from using xenon and argon. But this isn't the only ban bought into effect this week: California now forbids the use of plastic bags and companies in the EU will be banned from making or importing vacuum cleaners above 1,600 watts.
The number of foreign-born professionals working in the UK has increased from 2.4m to 4.4m in 2014, boosting the UK economy, research suggests.
Innovative sausage company Heck has created a vocal sausage brand – and it's bringing home the bacon.
As the owner of a small business, it can feel like you’re always going to be on the back foot when it comes to competing for top talent.
Richard Branson looks set to float Virgin Money on the stock exchange valued at around £2bn, with an announcement expected next month.
People keep telling me ‘The Cloud’ will change the face of business. Now, as many people will know, I am much happier with nuts and bolts than processors and data bytes, but I’m no Luddite and am happy to embrace new technology.
According to price comparison site, idealo, UK shoppers often pay more for tech products than their European counterparts.
Two separate surveys suggest that growth in the manufacturing sector is beginning to cool.
In the latest BCC report, the majority of British businesses say staying in the EU under a renegotiated settlement would benefit them and the wider UK economy.
A poll out today reveals a gulf in the way that MPs of the two main political parties would help entrepreneurs succeed.
IP assets are the lifeblood of many small and fast-growing businesses (particularly those operating in the technology and creative industries) and it is critical that business owners know how to manage, protect, enforce and leverage those assets successfully.
GoPro, tech manufacturer of HD personal cameras, and Tuniu, the leading online leisure travel company in China both held their IPOs earlier this summer with significant success. Bucking the current trend of digital businesses seeing a steady drop in their share prices following listing, both saw a rise instead.