Entrepreneurs can often be viewed as an overnight success, but it took a while for event ticketing platform FIXR to find its feet – and when it did, the turnaround took just 15 minutes.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a new programme, the Good Growth Fund, which will plough £70m into supporting the growth of business and communities, while also on the lookout for the first Borough of Culture.
As a man well versed in securing investment from institutional backers, a new fundraising push has got Giles Fuchs looking back on how he’s honed his technique for banking growth capital.
To be one of those highly effective finance directors, you have to be up-to-date on all the latest accounting standards, be know the latest developments in tax legislation and spend long hours in your office reviewing reconciliations and signing off VAT returns. That’s right isn’t it? No.
We’ve all heard the terrifying statistics around workforce automation and how our jobs are at risk of being taken over by robots and algorithms. In fact, already, we see it happening with ATMs, self-checkout counters and online gambling.
Have you ever thought that office processes could be holding your business back? Perhaps the document drain is not top of your list – but it should be.