Among the four winners for acting Oscars – J.K. Simmons of Whiplash, Julianna Moore of Still Alice, Eddie Redmayne of The Theory of Everything and Patricia Arquette of Boyhood – John Legend's 'Glory' from movie Selma received a clapping ovation. Of course, the winner of best original song knocked The Lego Movie's 'Everything is Awesome' out of first place – an astonishing fact given the lego obsession the world seems to be in nowadays.
While corporate finance houses have made a pretty penny selling businesses for decades now, a new online option is threatening to turn the advisor sector on its head.
Less than two months after logistics business City Link was placed into administration, Jon Moulton’s Better Capital has sold one of its portfolio companies to MXC Capital.
Across the news it has been suggested that it's looking more and more likely that we are about to see a hung parliament. But when it comes to the next general election, FDs and CFOs would much rather see the Conservative party win outright.
A new initiative launched by the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA) has shed light on the influence the industry has on funding in the UK.
In 2013 it was found that only 14.5 per cent of respondents thought the government's interventions helped businesses in search of finance, but according to the 13th annual FDs' Satisfaction Survey, conducted in partnership with the ICAEW, this problem no longer persists.
London Fashion Week (LFW) 2015 is underway, running 22 February to 24 February, and event organiser the British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced a “business support strategy to help build designer brands of the future.”
While there are numerous businesses that have labelled themselves as an “Uber for X” service, Lavanda is going about creating a hyper-local service that might just live up to that bill.
In last weeks Radio 4's The Bottom Line, presenter Evan Davies interviewed three entrepreneurs – Mandy Haberman, Shaun Pulfrey and Darcey Crownshaw – about their inventions, highlighting the importance of protecting your design.
A new €1.7bn European operation from Apple will introduce two new data centres in Ireland and Denmark, which will be responsible for powering iTunes, the App Store, iMessage, Maps and Siri for customers across the continent.
London, along with New York, is one of the world’s two undisputed global financial centres, well ahead of the Eurozone’s two most significant centres Frankfurt and Paris. But much of this success has come from insurance and financial service exports, which may now be in sharp decline.
While often seen as big cost developments rolled out by larger businesses, smartphone applications (apps) are increasingly becoming useful tools for SMEs as the build cost comes down.