Businesses running Facebook pages to reach customers will now find communications enhanced. The social network is introducing the ability to send private messages to consumers for a more direct response and will reward strong support.
An independent review of the UK's economic statistics has been launched by former Bank of England deputy governor Charlie Bean. It will consider whether the Office for National Statistics is well-placed to cope with future challenges.
Lexus has expanded beyond its usual car manufacturing roots, seemingly taking inspiration from Back to the Future Part II, with the creation of a working hoverboard as part of an innovation initiative.
Private equity firm Livingbridge has sold its stake in 12-year-old fitness clothing company inov-8, following a £13.5m investment back in May 2012.
Mayors and local councils are to be given new powers to relax Sunday trading laws for larger high street stores in the hopes of competing against shopping centres and online retailers, with a new government consultation eliciting feedback on the reforms.
Online takeaway marketplace JUST EAT has revealed the strategies it is employing to facilitate further growth as a public company, including removing restaurants that were giving customers a bad experience and collaboration with Apple Pay.
Visual tech business Virtual Walkthrough has been appointed by luxury property developer Life Residential to develop digital tours for a minimum of 180 homes over the next year.
As part of a four-strong series of articles analysing some of the biggest potential export markets for British SMEs, Alvaro Alamillo, Santander UK’s America expert, first examines the US – explaining why businesses should look at it, where opportunities are and when is the best time to push the button.
With the hope of creating a more diverse workplace, professional services firm EY is to remove all academic and education details from its trainee application process.