Having built his reputation heading up Invesco Perpetual, but recently announced a three per cent loss in value for his own fund, Neil Woodford will be placing more of an emphasis on startups and growing SMEs.
A handful of investors have contributed to a $13m investment in London-based fintech business GoCardless, which delivers a direct debit service for big brands including Thomas Cook, as it looks to scale globally.
Being a professional in a consumer-facing industry can feel like standing in the path of an avalanche – a constant stream of new products, services, campaigns and more pour into the marketplace every day. Meanwhile, the expectations of your customers cycle ever higher.
Charles Henri Royon, VP EMEA at Tradeshift, looks at how recent headlines have drawn attention to the issue of bogus invoices and provides some expert advice for business owners not wanting to become part of the story as well.
As a business owner, you’ll likely understand the importance of promoting a happy and healthy workforce; not only does a positive working environment aid in keeping morale and productivity high, but many business owners would prefer their staff to be fit and healthy.
A recent £2m insurance fraud ring was uncovered by pure accident – and for Emil Eifrem of Neo Technology, that’s almost as worrying as the crime itself.
Starting up a childcare business is very rewarding, but it will require a lot of personal commitment, long hours and financial investment. Are you ready?
These days many businesses begin as a home venture – overheads are low and it seems you have all you need when you can kit out your box room as an office very cheaply, but it won’t last forever.
An array of investments made by rapper Snoop Dogg have made some ponder whether he’s trying to set up his own marijuana empire. However, he may be trying to create an entire industry – and here’s how.