The London Stock Exchange has unveiled its 2015 list of the 1,000 companies to inspire Britain. Read about them here.
With the government's Northern Powerhouse hoping to bring increased investment and attention to UK cities such as Liverpool and Newcastle, we explore what Manchester has to offer – and discover some ambitious entrepreneurs.
With every company comprising an executive team with different backgrounds, dynamics, cultures and strategies, it's fair to say the role of the financial director is unlikely to be the same at two businesses. As such, during our Real FD Live event, we looked at the position of the FD and the often underestimated power that comes with it, exploring how those in the role can bring out the best in their boards.
The head of a Tesco division including restaurant chain Giraffe and coffee business Harris + Hoole has become the latest high-ranking member of staff to be cut by new Tesco boss Dave Lewis.
Finance teams are one of the key elements of all successful businesses and organisations. As well as keeping company finances in check, financial professionals play their part in shaping the direction and future growth of a business.
At a Digital Youth Council meeting, made up of tech-savvy youngsters aged 9-17 as chosen by Virgin Media Business, Richard Branson has insisted that digital skills are incredibly important for the future of the UK's economy.
The tobacco industry has claimed that the sector would be due billions of pounds in compensation if standardised packaging were to proceed in the UK. With the MPs set to vote on regulation today, a Legal Opinion has been published "to determine the validity of a national scheme standardising tobacco products.”
With court fees increasing in April by as much as a staggering 600 per cent, it will now be even more expensive for businesses to settle a dispute in court. Yet Louis Young, managing director of Augusta Ventures, says that businesses can still get justice without breaking the bank.
Sleep deprivation is affecting one in five Brits on Sunday nights, according to the Tune Hotels Group, which is a result of dreading the week ahead and fears of the ghastly commute to work.
Rob Toms shares his insights on how growth investor Smedvig Capital backs companies, and tells the story of portfolio company Tusker – from investment to exit.
In order to support “stakeholders in town city communities”, a five-year digital strategy has been created by the Digital High Street Advisory Board to encourage a focus on web and mobile connectivity, which could unlock £18.8bn in revenue for SMEs.
On the first day of National Apprenticeships Week, we spoke with Kate Awdry, PwC's schools recruitment and development manager, to find out how the professional services firm is starting from the ground up and using apprentices to produce a pipeline of skilled workers.