The ease of starting a business in the UK has just improved, with the Enterprise Bill having received Royal Assent and becoming the Enterprise Act.
Blow – dubbed the “Uber for beauty” – has been taken to equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs by co-founder Fiona McIntosh, the former Grazia editor-in-chief, which will open up funding opportunities to customers and investors alike.
While the patent lawsuit has predominantly been the preserve of big businesses, we rounded up four cases that prove that powerful brands don't always have the sway to stop international rivals from infringing on patents.
Launched out of his i.am+ business, musician-cum-entrepreneur will.i.am has unleashed his Dial “smart band” on the UK market. Impressively, it works independently without the need for a mobile to be connected – ideal for on-the-go leaders.
With the London mayor election taking place on 5 May 2016, we’ve written a round-up of six of the 12 most popular candidates to break down exactly who they are and what businesses should expect to happen if they win.
In a recent study, Victoria Brescoll, a social psychologist at Yale School of Management, examined whether female leaders are judged more harshly for small mistakes when in traditionally male occupations.
If you think about the way that banks and customers typically interact, the terms are very much dictated by the bank, and always have been. However this is set to change, as customers – spoiled by mobile technology in terms of their expectations of what good customer service entails – become more choosy about the banks they use based on which can offer them the best experience.
Last week, I experienced one of my biggest annoyances. I walked into the lobby of my hotel, where I’d booked a room online. I’d already provided all my personal information – my address, my credit card, everything – but when I arrived to check in, they didn’t have any of these details.
Harnessing stand-up comedy taught me the art of crafting a successful pitch: devising a story that the listener can emotionally relate to.