There's one question everyone seems determined to answer these days: “Why are company values so important?” The answer most shouted about suggests they are the proverbial keys to the cultural kingdom.
Expanding by way of acquisition has long been a popular route for growing a business. However, M&A is not without its risks and, from Time Warner and AOL to eBay and Skype, history shows that maximising the “on paper” upsides when bringing two businesses together is not always straightforward.
If Britain’s tech scene is really as thriving as people boast, then where is the UK’s Google? Many have sought to answer the question, with investor Neil Woodford being the latest to offer his opinion on the matter.
Britain has a rich history of producing strong consumer brands, but very few have had as much impact in such a short amount of time as crisps business Tyrrells.
My wife and I have attended our first Jewish wedding and we had no idea what to expect, but a week later, we can’t stop talking about the incredible experience – while I can’t help thinking about how it’s taught me a few valuable lessons about business (and pleasure).
The CFO has been cemented in the number two position behind the CEO in recent years with the downturn being the driver behind the change. And perhaps as a by-product of the increased expectations of the role, CFOs are developing skills which pave the way for them to become head of the firm.
In the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum we were all faced with a barrage of pre-prepared commentary regarding the ramifications of the vote. But the reality is that none of us knows how the UK’s departure from the EU will play out.
The mummy blogger community has grown significantly over the years and now it’s time for the rise of the “mummy vlogger,” according to Netmums co-founder Siobhan Freegard, who has sealed a £2m investment for video blog Channel Mum.
If you feel like you need the brains of a scientist, the karma of a Buddhist and the execution skills of a Navy Seal to get the job done, then author Terence Mauri has the right advice for you: Relearn how to lead.
While recent scrutiny of the salaries being earned by business leaders is important to monitor the pay gap, it should be left to shareholders and board members to determine whether the bosses at big companies are paid appropriate sums.