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First there was the election that never was. Then there was the hike in capital gains tax. Next came the schools debacle. Has Gordon Brown ballsed it up yet again?
Mike Lawton, founder of biofuels company Regenatec, might have made it onto our Growing Business Awards shortlist, but he’s suffered a few knockbacks along the way.
I’ve just come back from the Beer & Partners Investment Fair. The event is pitched as “speed dating for business”(!) I thought to myself: I need to see this. “Brilliant entrepreneur seeks generous investor for fun, frolicks and funding.” Ha!
Beware Dragons' Den-style investment where you sacrifice a lot of your company for minimal cash, warns Spannerworks CEO Arjo Ghosh.
FTSE 100 companies are improving the deficit of their pension schemes but are still underestimating future life expectancy by up to three years.
Guess how much Tana Water saved when it turned off the heating in its warehouse during winter in a bid to be eco-friendly?
So, recent news is that Chancellor Alistair Darling has attempted to soften the blow of his CGT changes by giving £100,000 in tax relief to retiring businesspeople when they sell their assets.
Most of the investors in the Dragons’ Den harbour ambitions for celebrity status, so you can imagine how they jumped at the chance to do a bit of acting.
Finance directors standing on the shore of the credit market must feel a bit like bathers on Amity Island in the film Jaws, wondering if it’s safe to go back into the water after the last sighting of a shark turned out to be a hoax.
Have you sat down with your FD to work out how much the postal strike has cost your company?