Despite the UK’s historic and current excellence in science, this sector’s contribution to our economy has been out of the limelight for some time. While discussions have often focused on macroeconomic issues or the tribulations of the City, British science has quietly and assiduously built the foundations for our long-term economic success.
For the past few days the sun has been out during office hours, only to change into torrential storms when time comes for staff to go home. Possibly having noticed how employees drag their feet and feel less motivated during such times, bosses have started to let them leave early on Fridays.
The number of millionaires in London is on the rise, so the next time you feel like giving someone attitude on public transport in the capital, just remember you could well be in line for a funding round with the right attitude.
In 2015 we saw the alternative finance market grow to £3.2bn with a range of different crowdfunding and peer-to-business lending platforms entering the space. However, there is still a lack of awareness amongst business owners of the alternative options available to them, particularly when it comes to women.
Navigating the global financial market is challenging for businesses of any size; planning ahead is crucial for SMEs looking to set up successful import and export operations.
With Infosecurity 2016, arguably the biggest security show in Europe, just around the corner I’ve been thinking about all the new technologies, innovations, standards and trends that will be displayed over this coming week – and how many organisations still rely way too heavily on simple blind trust.