In my experience, the most precious commodity in life is not gold, diamonds or even Bitcoin, it’s time – and it shouldn’t be wasted.
Author Charlie Mullins
Most people have heard the old generalisation, “those who can, do, and those that can’t, teach”. But less commonly known is, “those that know business, become entrepreneurs, those that don’t become city academics”.
The UK currently sits in quite a strange position when it comes to employment, which has the potential to have an unlikely impact on entrepreneurship.
The freefall in the number of new apprentices is one of the most depressing statistics I have read in a long time.
Carillion’s liquidation has highlighted just how shocking the payment procedures of corporate firms are and the risks SMEs find themselves in as a result.
Frustrated by the government and London mayor Sadiq Khan, Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins has thrown his hat into the ring to take over.
Age, so they say, is just a number and is proving to be the case for the growing ranks of entrepreneurs over 50 years of age.
I don’t believe many entrepreneurs hold much stock in the concept of New Year’s resolutions, but I’m pretty sure they love to set themselves a challenge – and here’s one they can take on board.
Toni & Guy proves that entrepreneurs don’t have to reinvent the wheel, they only have to be cleverer about how they use it. Here, I remember co-founder Giuseppe “Toni” Mascolo, who recently passed away.
When the starter’s pistol was fired for our exit from the European Union on 23 June 2016, there was an expectation that the country would hit the ground running and race towards the independence just over half of Britain were so desperate to have.
It is often said that truly exceptional entrepreneurs are the ones that surround themselves with the best people, and it’s a pearl of wisdom that holds a lot of truth – especially at Christmas.
The anticipation was palpable as Philip Hammond made his way to Parliament to deliver his Autumn Budget, but I was left a little flat.