The failure of any business is tragic. Jobs are lost. Investments are written-off. Customers are angry. Stuart Miller takes a look at City Link's demise.
A slew of good economic news has landed on our desks this week – here are three reasons to be positive about economic growth this year.
A survey has found 34 per cent of office workers lie to friends and family members about how much they earn in order to try and impress them, according to LondonOffices.com. The data comes as one British conman was inspired to bring Leonardo DiCaprio's Wolf of Wall Street character to life.
No matter how much time, money and effort you invest in your people, at some point one of your shining stars is going to walk. But bury the disappointment. This is an opportunity to improve.
The growth experienced within the top 20 highest-earning football clubs has been remarkable, and last season they raked in an incredible £5.2bn, up 14 per cent from last year.
Following Gordon Ramsay's legal wrangles over a fraudulent London pub rental, Marco Pierre White is the latest celebrity chef to see his business jeopardised due to unpaid bills, according to The Telegraph.
Having outlined plans at the beginning of 2014 to list on the London Stock Exchange, Trainline has changed track and found itself a new private equity owner.
Policy Exchange's Technology Manifesto suggests that the UK already has an online retail trade surplus of $1bn – more than Germany and the US combined. But Brits believe that politicians aren't tech-savvy enough to further boost the economy. The way they found this out Twitter, of course.
The 'FDs’ Satisfaction Survey' is one of Britain's biggest surveys of the opinions of senior financial decision-makers. This unique research analyses how MDs and FDs feel about their service providers, business and the wider economy.
American cloud-based storage firm Dropbox has built on its existing UK operations with the launch of an office in London's Fitzrovia and hire of former Google exec Mark van der Linden as country manager, which will result in focus on business partners.
Ben Stepney casts his eye over sick pay reform and discusses the challenges SMEs face when trying to juggle employment law rights for their staff and turning a profit.