UK-based Japanese firm Kajima has a wealth of experience in developing and managing projects that span a full range of sectors – and also has its hooks in the property investment landscape. Triggering our curiosity, we spoke with FD Nigel Chism to discuss the challenges that come with handling such a multi-faceted business.
With Paddy Power and Betfair's £5bn merger in 2015 and Ladbrokes and Gala Coral about to tie up a £2.3bn merger, it is a fair punt to say that the gaming sector is consolidating. However, William Hill bucked the trend by rejecting the latest joint takeover bid of over £3bn from rivals 888 and Rank.
If you thought you worked hard, you should ask your dad or granddad what their career was like at your age. A few short decades ago, the world of work was very different.
It is an undeniable fact that in today's digital world, we are all pretty much reliant on information technology and the Internet to run our businesses. It is also a fact that it is not "if" but "when" will our IT Infrastructure and business applications be under attack.
Establishing and operating a business in any sector is a journey defined by hard work, humility and learning, as myself and the other co-founders of Christopher Ward have discovered. And it is often the things you didn’t expect or initially appreciate that end up becoming the most important to your brand.
1995-launched private equity firm Livingbridge has raised a £660m investment pot, known as Livingbridge 6, which it will use to back British fast-growth SMEs from a range of sectors.
This week is, traditionally, one of the busiest in business. The schools are back from summer holidays and, therefore, so are many of the business owners that drive the economy forward.