Author Justine Musk has shared some insight into what it takes to reach the level of success gained by entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson and Elon Musk after the question was posed on Quora. Of course, she would know given that she was Musk's first wife.
At the University of Edinburgh's Corporate Finance Conference, Andrew Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England, suggested that the public company model is increasingly being questioned.
London is an increasingly popular startup hub and the number of new firms in the UK capital has experienced a 21 per cent growth year-on-year, according to workspace management company Instant Offices.
Having come to dominate the fields of TV, comedy and sport, Matthew Weiner, Trevor Noah and Tony Hawk imparted their wisdom when it comes to cultivating a fan base and then keeping them on side – with particular emphasis on Twitter.
While family wealth and IQ were cited as top factors leading to “occupational success”, a new study has also found that those who broke the rules ended up with the highest incomes.
The desire for British businesses to export to countries further afield than the EU has seen the amount of goods shipped to Asian nation China grow by 12 per cent during 2014 – meaning it now sits at number six in the top ten list.
Professional services firm KPMG has forged a strategic partnership with peer-to-peer (P2P) business lender MarketInvoice, believing that alternative finance will help small businesses accelerate growth.
Part of the reason people get hired even though they don’t have the right skills to do the job is because many candidates exaggerate on their CVs and lie in interviews. A recent survey puts the number of UK job hunters who lie on their CV at 28.6 per cent.
A particular craft beer pub near to Pimlico Plumbers HQ is a perfect example of the kind of business that has looked at the status quo and decided that a better approach is possible – creating the kind of competition needed to drive the economy forward.