Companies in cities across the UK have begun to vie for top tech talent in order to build capabilities to innovate and cater to demand, according to the latest “Tech Cities Job Watch” report by Experis.
US gaming firm Activision Blizzard has launched an assault on the gaming industry with the $5.9bn takeover of Dublin-born Candy Crush company King, which will see the British business join the likes of Call of Duty. We look at the public firm's journey to achieve a second exit – is this just another tech crash in the making?
With the age of a startup entrepreneur averaging 40, some may be forgiven for thinking a teen entrepreneur is too young to succeed. However, one teenager is proving that age really is just a number.
Social media platform Twitter announced it added just 4m new monthly users in its most recent quarter – which sent its stock tumbling. Determined to get the lines on the graph pointing skyward instead of near-flatlining, the company is rolling out a bunch of TV adverts – the first of which has been confusing to say the least.
Having been set up in the early 1990s, the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) has now helped 22,900 individual businesses secure investment – with the amount raised totalling £12.3bn.
Whether it was selling products they had little affection for or running errands for superiors, office jobs were the beginning for many a successful entertainer – and we selected six of the best.
If you became self-employed between April 6, 2014 and April 5, 2015, you’re probably now facing the prospect of completing and filing a self assessment tax return for the first time.
Owning a franchise business can be an attractive option; especially for those looking for a greater work/life balance and the flexibility of juggling family commitments alongside an independent and rewarding career. As such, Caroline Crabbe, general manager at Jo Jingles unveils a few tips on how to succeed in the franchise world.
Entrepreneurs are our new superheroes. They are today’s leading innovators, wealth generators and job creators.
It was always on the cards. England were in the group of death for the Rugby World Cup (RWC) and didn’t make it out. Beaten by home nation rival, Wales, and then Australia, England are the first host nation not to make it out of their pool. And the next day their kit was being offered at 40 per cent off on the RWC website.
Tennis star-cum-business investor Andy Murray has continued his focus on crowdfunding as an advisor at Seedrs by serving investments to two new British companies operating in totally different sectors.
The majority of women would consider taking shared parental leave and are keen to balance career and family, but believe the culture in their current firm make pursuing a career as a mother unrealistic. As such, Executive Coaching MD Geraldine Gallacher explains why men can help both genders achieve a better work-life balance.