James Constantinou is the founder of Prestige Pawnbrokers, a business headquartered in London’s Hatton Garden – the UK’s diamond centre. With the enterprise featured on Channel 4 show Posh Pawn, we’ve profiled Constantinou as part of our Business Class section to learn more about the luxury lending specialist.
Tired of thinking you found that one ultimate key to success and then new research dashed your dreams? Fear not, we found out the multiple secret ingredients that led to business growth with the help of Standard Life.
Budget airline Ryanair plans to concentrate on luxury as a new avenue of business growth, providing a private charter service for corporate and group bookings in a bid to win over high fliers.
More companies in the technology space were backed by venture capital and institutional sources than during the market peak back in 2000, new findings from Ascendant Corporate Finance have found.
George Haddaway of content management specialists EASY Software UK ponders why contract management styles are still stuck in the past.
We all aspire to be more productive: to get more done in less time, and at less cost. When it comes to business, the company that can deliver products or services most efficiently is more likely to grow, outlast its competitors and provide a decent return on investors’ capital.
For English businesses working alongside US companies, whether it be in the form of an acquisition or perhaps a partnership, collaboration can often be made difficult by cultural differences that exist at the heart of contract law.
With Benjamin Koh of CommInsure having just spilled the beans on the company’s wrongdoings – claiming doctors were pressured to change their opinions, outdated medical definitions were used to deny payouts and medical files disappeared – we take a look at how the act of whistleblowing could bring about corporate change.
It appears that change will be the fuel for the UK’s future economic growth as a study has revealed Britain’s top ten thriving industries and top ten failing industries, which has seen a new sector come out on top ahead of traditional markets.
Monika Juneja, director of recruitment consultancy One Hit Consulting, gives her five tips on how to get the most out of the mercurial millennial generation – including pandering to their cosseted upbringing.
In the early stages of your business you need to give people reasons to invest their time, and money, into you, so we’ve spoken with a handful of companies to hear how they made it through the daunting first year of operating.
Those serving in the armed forces are trained to be tough, self-disciplined and ready to adapt to adversity. And individuals discharging from military careers stand to transform and grow organisations as the value of their training is finally being recognised in the business industry.