It’s been found that 31 per cent of CFOs and FDs plan to recruit specialist project professionals to improve productivity in the finance function.
KPMG Enterprise and CB Insights unveiled research which found that despite the UK's success in the VC world, the slump faced by the rest of the world is starting to trickle in.
As part of our Business Class section, we’ve spoken with serial entrepreneur Alfie Best, a man who revealed his Romany gypsy upbringing saw him faced with hurdles and stereotypes – a problem he turned into profit by using enterprise to unlock the high-life.
In an article for Harvard Business Review, Tara Sophia Mohr challenged the assumption that women don’t apply for jobs unless they meet 100 per cent of the requirements. We talked to the Women for the Board alumni to gauge their opinions – and why they believe programmes are the way to go.
Picking up a copy of of the Evening Standard last week, I was dismayed to stumble across its “Confession from the City” section – I thought this kind of dross had ended with Cityboy’s column in The London Paper.
The rise of business accelerators across the UK shows no signs of slowing, with IT services firm Ricoh the latest business to provide a growth and mentoring programme for startups in Northampton.
Australians are renowned for being a relaxed race, whose primary interests include drinking beers and barbecuing prawns – so perhaps it’s no surprise that a bunch of University of Melbourne academics have concluded that over 40s shouldn’t work more than three days a week.
Qing Wang, professor of marketing and innovation at Warwick Business School, revealed five reasons why the Queen is a distinct advantage for UK business following her recent research of Chinese consumers in 13 cities covering five regions of China.
The forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will mean that all businesses operating within the UK & EU, whatever the size, will soon have to adhere to much tighter rules about data protection.
Having already secured £250,000 worth of growth capital from investors including Sky Sports presenter Natalie Pinkham, Beulah London has outlined plans to use equity crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom to bank an additional quarter of a million pounds.
Maintaining a founding company culture within startups isn’t easy, especially when they begin to grow. So how can entrepreneurs ensure that their staff retain that entrepreneurial drive and innovative thinking that first set the company on the road to success?