The UK has overtaken Germany for the first time in over five years to become the second most confident nation in Europe, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.
VC-backed companies raised more than $32bn (£20.55bn) during the second quarter of 2015, a "Venture Pulse Q2 ’15" report from KPMG International and CB Insights has revealed.
An accident on 1 June at Alton Towers, which resulted in four people being injured, led to the temporary closure of the park. This has, according to owner Merlin Entertainments, affected its profits.
Google Ventures and Octopus Investments have led a $60m Series C investment for Secret Escapes, the online flash sales luxury travel company, which will allow it to increase its global scale across the US and Asia.
Prime minister David Cameron has begun a tour of South East Asia, with the aim of sealing business deals worth more than £750m.
Britain is home to steadily increasing tech startup scene. According to the recent Tech Nation report, technology is the most important industry in the UK. And with 50 per cent of digital companies in the UK having been founded since 2008, startups are making up a massive part of that industry.
The breach of dating site for adulterers, Ashley Madison, proves that cyber life is short but it has a long and insecure tail. And while this stands to be financially damaging for all involved, businesses should worry that a new moral threat looms.
Success and leadership have gears… and we’re not shifting them correctly, according to Susan Collins, founder of The Technology of Success.
Thanks to some entrepreneurial spirit and a little help from the government, the much beleaguered high street is showing signs of resilience and recovery.