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.... . The criticism that foreign investors usually have of doing business with China is that typically it is China that benefits far more than the foreign business partner. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... and performers did not turn up. American rapper Ja Rule, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, and his business partner Billy McFarland, are being sued for fraud, negligent representation and breach of contract. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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US and China sign trade agreement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 07:40:22 AM
.... . The criticism that foreign investors usually have of doing business with China is that typically it is China that benefits far more than the foreign business partner. ...
Fyre Festival faces $100m 'Lord of the Flies' lawsuit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 05:01:51 AM
.... and performers did not turn up. American rapper Ja Rule, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, and his business partner Billy McFarland, are being sued for fraud, negligent representation and breach of contract. ...
BrewDog threatened lawsuit against plan for bar with 'punk' in name image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 03:38:11 PM
.... We can see why they sent it but we replied and said it was nothing to do with their beer,” he said. He and his business partner had spent about £4,000 on PR advice and making drafts of a logo, he said. ...
'Brothers bling': lawsuit puts Nick and Christian Candy in spotlight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 09:00:35 AM
....They also have a reputation for burning bridges. Over the last six weeks, a stream of former friends, advisers, and business partners have filed past the paparazzi and through the revolving door of the Rolls building in Fetter Lane to testify against the brothers. ...
More than half of new-build homes in England 'have major faults' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:01:10 AM
....Public land should be invested in public-private partnerships to deliver affordable homes and generate long-term revenues for the public sector. Shelter also proposes an equity partnership model to bring down the cost of land, which would see landowners put their land into a business partnership as equity over the long term, benefitting from rising values year after year – rather than taking a one-off windfall payment. ...
Property tycoon denies threatening business partner’s pregnant wife image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:09:33 PM
. Luxury property tycoon Christian Candy has denied making threats against a business partner’s pregnant wife, saying he was “expressing genuine concern” for her wellbeing. ...
Love your job image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:19:58 AM
....". When Clive and his business partner took over the company in 2003 they decided that, in order to meet their target of giving their customers the best possible service, they needed to change the way they looked at career progression - to reconcile people's desire to get on with keeping them in the roles they were best suited to. ...
Diamond rings sparkle for the internet dating generation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 01:39:04 PM
....Kormind first set up the diamond sales site in 2005 while working for Marketing 77, a firm that helped luxury brands including Estee Lauder and Anya Hindmarch set up transactional websites. Three years later, he wanted to focus on the diamonds and teamed up with his wife, Ira, and business partner Vadim Weinig to buy out the business. ...
McLaren to create 200 jobs in Sheffield with new £50m plant image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 07:40:34 PM
....Last November, Ron Dennis was forced out as chief executive of McLaren Group by his fellow shareholders. Dennis owns 25% of the group, with Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat holding 50% and Dennis’s longtime business partner Mansour Ojjeh owning the rest. ...
Candy brothers accused of blackmail and extortion in high court image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 11:40:18 AM
. The billionaire Candy brothers have faced accusations in the high court of blackmail, extortion and intimidation, as former business partners and once close advisers prepared to give evidence against them in a £132m claim for damages. ...
Will Brexit be a success? Academics devise tests to find out image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 01:00:44 PM
.... ““Brexit is not poker,” he said, as he repeated a call for the UK to consider transitional arrangements under article 50 that would smooth the process of leaving the EU. Being upfront about what the UK wanted out of negotiations could help the UK because business partners in Europe would be able to get behind Britain’s view and make a case to their own governments, he said. ...
Work till you drop: when will you retire — and do you want to? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 08:01:23 AM
....Susan Carter, who emailed me to talk about her experiences, agrees. Aged 70, she works full-time at the printing and design business she set up in Witney, Oxfordshire, eight years ago with her 63-year-old business partner. ...
Former health secretary’s firm faces unfair dismissal case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 05:29:04 PM
....Dorrell, who remains a senior figure in the health sector as chairman of the employers’ lobby group, the NHS Confederation, is accused of using a controversial insolvency procedure to move the assets of a publishing company into a new corporate entity owned by himself. The insolvency made shares owned by Dorrell’s business partners worthless and thwarted their unfair dismissal claim against the company. ...
Airbnb for storage? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 12:37:37 AM
....As he shut the door of their flat for the final time, the irony struck him that there must be lots of people with space to spare nearby, if only he could connect with them. So he and his business partner David Mantle began their mission to create a kind of Airbnb for storage. ...
Giving business control to sons doesn't end Trump's conflicts, ethics office says image
....A day after he spoke to Argentina’s president Mauricio Macri, Trump’s Argentinian associate confidently predicted that construction would start next year on the planned Trump Tower Buenos Aires, despite zoning restrictions that have held it back for years. Trump also met his Indian business partners and posed for pictures with them less than two weeks after winning the election. ...
Bad hair days image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 01:13:40 AM
...."So while you might have a hairdresser on the television, he has somebody behind him running his salons and very often that is a woman. He's got a business partner, and very often that is a woman. ...
Australia's richest woman Gina Rinehart to buy Kidman estate image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 02:51:20 AM
.... . It will go to Australia's richest woman, Gina Rinehart, and her business partner, Chinese developer Shanghai CRED. ...
Potential conflicts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 12:50:18 AM
....One of his deals is with the Lodha Group, whose founder, Mangal Lodha, is also a vice-president in the ruling government party, BJP. Shortly after Mr Trump won the presidency, some of his Indian business partners flew to the US to congratulate Mr Trump, who took time out of transition meetings to discuss "US-India relations". ...
Potential clash image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 01:10:13 AM
.... . Meetings with Indian business partners and current projects in places like the Philippines and Brazil are also raising questions about what the power of the Presidency could do for the Trump brand's international negotiating power. ...
Fashioning friendships image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 12:04:09 AM
....While Ivan says that "the events" of the civil war "are well kept in the memory of our citizens", thanks to the EU-UN scheme he is starting a venture with a fellow entrepreneur from across the border. Ivan's new business partner is 34-year-old Igor Hincu, who runs Moldovan toy company EduJoc. ...
Ron Dennis: McLaren boss ends his 35-year tenure image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 05:29:03 PM
....He remains on the boards of McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive and retains significant shareholdings in both. Dennis owns 25% of McLaren Group, Bahrain's Mumtalakat investment fund owns 50% and the remaining 25% is held by Dennis' long-time business partner Mansour Ojjeh, a Saudi-born Frenchman. ...
Itchy business image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of October 2016 11:14:58 PM
....". Ms Fields and her business partner MJ Eckert have since grown the business by selling area franchises for $29,000. ...
Hotel Chocolat is selling more 'hedonistic' treats image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of October 2016 09:05:24 AM
.... . The company began as an online retailer in 1993, founded by Mr Thirlwell and his business partner Peter Harris, and was originally named Chocs Express. ...
Money makers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of September 2016 11:11:19 PM
...."Whatever direction the economy goes, there are always opportunities," says Obinna Onunkwo, one of the Nigerians who is changing the face of the property scene. He and his business partner Laide Agboola - who are both under 40 - have just completed the development of a $25m (£19. ...
Meteoric rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of September 2016 11:00:50 PM
.... . Samantha spent just nine months at nDreams, but learnt enough about VR to feel confident to leave and set up her own business in March of last year with her friend and business partner Bertie Millis. ...
Ryan Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship image
....Ralph Lauren and Airweave both stressed that they would continue their support of the US Olympic and Paralympic teams. Syneron-Candela said: "We hold our employees to high standards, and we expect the same of our business partners. ...

Second World War grenade found by Frenchman peeling potatoes
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 5th of August 2016 10:05:28 AM
....The gendarmes transmitted the photo to bomb disposal experts who told them the device, which they said appeared to be a British grenade from the Second World War, was defused and should not present any danger. It took the bomb disposal experts ten days to turn up and remove the device, which in that time sat under the bucket in the backyard of the restaurant, much to the consternation of Mr Béatrix and his business partner Joffrey Manceau. ...
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Uzbek receptionist at luxury Thai resort accused by FBI of aiding £22m hack
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....Described by guests at her hotel as “pleasant and professional” and “very efficient”, she allegedly led a double life, using multiple bank accounts, credit and debit cards in Thailand to receive the stolen funds. Ms Komova was arrested by Thai police and presented to local media on July 21 along with Dmitry Ukrainskiy, a 44-year-old Russian who runs multiple tourist yacht charter businesses in Pattaya, and is reportedly a friend and former business partner of Ms Komova’s father. ...
Fighting fit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 17th of July 2016 09:22:25 PM
....Their business was a software start-up called Next Door Solutions. Continuing to run the firm after graduation, Chatri and his business partner moved to California and secured $38m of investment. ...

Court showdown set between Phones 4U tycoon and former business partner
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UK firms say it's business as usual but Branson warns on recession image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of June 2016 07:24:57 AM
....British companies are lining up to reassure staff and shareholders following the market turmoil sparked by the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, although Sir Richard Branson is warning that “thousands of jobs” have been put at risk. The Virgin Group founder said Chinese business partners were already pulling investment from the UK after the EU referendum. ...
Gordon Ramsay eyes first UK restaurants outside London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of May 2016 04:44:21 PM
....5m in the previous year to £1m. Kavalake remained in red after a £4m bill for legal costs relating to a fallout with Rowan Seibel, Ramsay’s business partner in the Fat Cow, a Los Angeles restaurant which closed in 2014. ...
Top Liberian politician arrested in corruption scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of May 2016 04:36:49 PM
....“He was arrested early this morning at his residence,” a security source told Agence France-Presse. The move came after a cache of files was leaked to the campaign group Global Witness, which suggested that a Liberia business acquired by Sable Mining, a company created by Edmonds and business partner Andrew Groves, had a series of local officials on its pay roster. ...
The London skyscraper that is a stark symbol of the housing crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of May 2016 02:16:30 PM
. A Russian billionaire whose business partner is a close ally of Vladimir Putin, the former chairman of a defunct Nigerian bank and a Kyrgyz vodka tycoon appear to be among more than 130 foreign buyers in Britain’s tallest residential skyscraper. ...
Companies run by ex-cricketer Phil Edmonds 'paid bribes to officials' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of May 2016 08:00:08 PM
....The allegations, which have emerged as David Cameron prepares to host world leaders for an anti-corruption summit on Thursday, are contained within a report released by Global Witness and are based on leaked documents that have been seen by the Guardian. The cache of files suggests a Liberia business acquired by a company created by the former cricketer and his long-time business partner Andrew Groves paid inducements to local officials. ...
Former Deutsche Bank boss guilty of insider dealing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of May 2016 06:12:48 PM
....The three other alleged participants were all acquitted. They were: Andrew “Grant” Harrison, 46, who also worked in corporate broking and who was alleged to have played a similar role to Dodgson; Ben Anderson, 71, a day trader; and his former business partner, Iraj Parvizi, 50, who rose to prominence in the City after working in a Kent kebab shop. ...
Ditch tobacco sponsors, health experts warn cultural institutions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 30th of April 2016 07:34:13 PM
....A British American Tobacco spokesman: “Like many other businesses we support art and cultural institutions throughout the UK through corporate memberships. The small amount of corporate memberships we have do not result in our brands being featured anywhere but simply provide the opportunity for our staff, customers and business partners to attend events, concerts and exhibitions alongside other corporate members. ...
Arsenal's biochemical midfielder image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 14th of April 2016 11:11:15 PM
.... "It is the biggest problem of our time," he says. It was when he moved to AC Milan in 2008, that Mr Flamini met his business partner, Pasquale Granata, and together they set up GF Biochemicals - GF standing for Granata-Flamini. ...
Former health secretary accused over publishing company insolvency image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 10th of April 2016 04:09:58 PM
. The business practices of Stephen Dorrell have been called into question after a business partner accused the former health secretary of leaving him with nothing. ...
How small businesses can sell to foreign governments image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of March 2016 07:30:02 AM
.... That initial deal did not get off the ground, but the firm subsequently found a way in by working with existing suppliers. Becoming the supplier of an established supplier appears to be a tried-and-trusted route to making new business partners. ...
Founder of FTSE 100 firm backs EU exit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of March 2016 12:34:41 AM
....The Stronger In campaign said the EU supported jobs, growth and low prices. Mr Hargreaves founded stockbroker Hargreaves Lansdown in 1981 with business partner Stephen Lansdown. ...
Sony buys Michael Jackson music venture image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of March 2016 06:49:35 AM
....Sony is paying Michael Jackson's estate $750m (£526m) for the late pop star's share of a joint music publishing venture that it does not already own. Jackson held a 50% stake in Sony ATV Music Publishing as part of a business partnership that began in 1995. ...
Fever-Tree's profits hit £16.8m image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of March 2016 02:03:48 PM
....". The pair decided to become business partners after meeting for the first time in 2003 and launched the company in 2005. ...
E-commerce service helps small businesses break into Chinese market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of March 2016 10:10:06 AM
....Liu had worked in the import/export industry for seven years and knew well the difficulties of getting products through Chinese customs. In 2014, he met his future business partner James Hardy, who was then a director of Alibaba. ...
The growth of stopover tours image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of March 2016 12:11:13 AM
....His idea was that a guide would pick up the travellers at the airport, whiz them around the sights and to a restaurant, and then guarantee to get them back to the airport well in time for their connecting flight. So in March 2015, he and business partner Anna Veyrenc launched such a "stopover tours" business, calling it TripAside. ...
World's 20 richest people are $70bn poorer, says Forbes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of March 2016 01:35:19 PM
.... He keeps a low public profile but is regularly seen in the staff cafeteria at Inditex’s base in Arteixo, a small town in northern Spain close to the city of A Coruña. Ortega and his business partner, Rosalia Mera, opened their first store in A Coruña in 1975. ...
Making money from communist nostalgia image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of February 2016 12:00:04 AM
....The old communist-era beers had long since stopped being made, and their breweries closed, but Mr Banescu says he wanted to echo their small scale production, natural ingredients, and handmade ethos. To set up the new brewery, Mr Banescu and his business partner bought an old factory in the town of Maneciu, 114km (70 miles) north of Bucharest. ...
Startup of the Year 2015-2016 competition entry: SweatBox Media Group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 22nd of February 2016 04:52:10 PM
....Since our inception, we’ve brought huge names to Liverpool: Dimitri Vangelis and Wyman, DubVision & Julian Jordan, to name but a few. More recently, I have taken on a business partner who shares my vision and also has the ability to take SweatBox to places that before seemed impossible, through means of investment. ...
Forget the 'miracle mop', meet the British 'Joy' building a cleaning empire image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of February 2016 10:16:07 AM
.... She had given herself until her youngest child started school to make a success of the business and was struggling to reach her goal. Then her business partner got in touch with QVC. ...
£50m lost because watchdogs 'did nothing’ image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 1st of February 2016 09:03:09 AM
.... Arck promised eye-watering returns of up to 40pc in a single year. But instead the masterminds behind the scam – Richard Clay, who in October was jailed for 10 years in a case brought by the Serious Fraud Office, and his business partner and former lover Kathryn Clark, who narrowly avoided prison – were using the money to fund lavish lifestyles that involved private helicopters, luxury cars and high-end properties. ...
The female friends who set up a gym chain image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of February 2016 12:14:15 AM
....While most of us spend the day before our wedding doing last minute preparations, Pip Black was happily running around London's Victoria Park. Together with her business partner Joan Murphy, each jogged with their toddlers in front of them in pushchairs. ...
The rise of South Korean skin products image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 28th of January 2016 12:02:25 AM
.... Snail extract, for example, is supposed to stimulate the formation of collagen and elastin, is used in moisturisers and spot treatments. In a beauty salon in New York's Koreatown district, business partners Christine Chang, 34, and Sarah Lee, 35, are holding forth on the newest trends in skincare products from South Korea. ...
Home business innovation 2015-16 competition entry: Karen Davey Contemporary Home Furnishings image
.... My husband has kindly vacated his shed and I have added electricity and heating to turn it into a sewing studio. In March 2014, along with my friend and business partner, Sarah, we opened up a craft co-operative shop in Wadebridge, Cornwall. ...
Billionaire who bought 'Blue Moon' diamond snaps up Richard Rogers skyscraper image
....55 million dollars  Photo: Reuters. Mr Lau was handed a five-year jail term last year when he was found guilty with a business partner of corruption and money laundering over a land deal in Macau. ...
Beware giving human traits to the markets - they offer a current consensus image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of January 2016 04:00:56 PM
.... . Ben Graham, Warren Buffett’s mentor and the source of a great deal of wisdom about investing, went so far as to talk about Mr Market, a business partner who can be counted on throughout the trading day to quote you a price to buy your share of the company you both own or sell you his. ...
Perfect match: how I met the co-founder of my business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of January 2016 07:15:12 AM
Friends Reunited website to close after 15 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of January 2016 03:36:54 PM
....”. Pankhurst, who co-founded the service with business partner Jason Porter, was approached by Friends Reunited’s current owner, comic producer DC Thompson, to buy the site back. ...
Friends Reunited website to close image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of January 2016 02:23:13 PM
....It was sold to comic publisher DC Thompson for only £25m in 2009 and Mr Pankhurst wrote in a blog post that the company had offered it back to him a couple of years ago. Pankhurst and business partner Jason Porter agreed to take on the site for a trial period to see if they could revitalise it. ...
Travel firm secures major investment image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of January 2016 07:58:48 AM
....It also moved beyond searching flights to car rental and hotels. It has 1,200 business partners for which it processes search results. ...
The men who sell Brooklyn’s cool image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 11th of January 2016 12:12:26 AM
.... . Attracting large, steady streams of shoppers and small businesses has also allowed the business partners to attract another important group in New York - real estate developers. ...
Rolls-Royce faces new questions in Brazil corruption investigation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 1st of January 2016 05:51:51 PM
.... The scandal, which continues to unfold, has had a profound impact on Brazil’s economy and political landscape. The prosecutors behind Operation Black Blood have charged 12 individuals, including Faerman and his business partner, for their alleged participation in a long-running bribery scheme between Petrobras and one of its major contractors, SBM Offshore, which builds specialist ships for the oil and gas industry. ...
How to be a modern Sherlock Holmes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of December 2015 11:45:09 PM
....Spymaster, it is probably fair to say, doesn't equip many of the staff of MI5 and MI6. Instead its business comes from bodyguards needing discreet stab vests and from suspicious business partners, as well as people who want to check up on relatives in care homes. ...
Dating app Double wear their hearts on their sleeves in Dragons' Den image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of December 2015 10:22:54 PM
....Wearing the suits are Loren Gould, Gary MacDonough and Ben Greenock – the co-founders of Double, a dating app for double dates modelled on Tinder. Instead of making fools of themselves on national television, they manage to leave the den with £75,000 investment and a new business partner, Nick Jenkins. ...
Is your bank trying too hard to be 'cool'? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of December 2015 08:02:52 AM
.... . Barclays has been sponsoring the Premier League since 2001 and HSBC is the official partner of Wimbledon, although arts and business partnerships are also pretty standard. ...
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 19th of December 2015 06:14:20 PM
.... Richard Perks, Director of Research at business intelligence analysts Mintel, said: “There will be some for whom the Christmas period is make or break, but there will be some who do phenomenally well” . Jason Gordon, consumer business partner at Deloitte, said: "Compared to 2014, there is already a noticeable increase in both the volume and value of discounts in the run-up to Christmas this year. ...
Sales start early on 'Panic Saturday' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 19th of December 2015 11:12:51 AM
....With six days remaining before Christmas Day on Friday, shoppers had been expected to embark on a £6bn spending spree - up 23% compared with the the same period last year, when Christmas Day fell on the Thursday, researchers said. Jason Gordon, consumer business partner at Deloitte, said: "Compared to 2014, there is already a noticeable increase in both the volume and value of discounts in the run-up to Christmas this year. ...
'Panic Saturday' set to be busiest day of Christmas shopping as sales start early image
....As Christmas falls on a Friday this year, “Panic Saturday” is expected to kick off a £6bn six-day spending spree - 23% more than the same period last year when Christmas Day fell on Thursday. Jason Gordon, consumer business partner at Deloitte, said: “Compared to 2014, there is already a noticeable increase in both the volume and value of discounts in the run-up to Christmas this year. ...
Pull on a reindeer jumper, Christmas parties are good for staff morale image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of December 2015 08:20:11 AM
....However, the number of small businesses having a party (63%) still lags behind, and at £32 a head, their average spend is also £10 lower than that spent by their larger counterparts. For Lisa Duddington and her business partner at UX design firm Keep it useable, this will be their first Christmas with an employee. ...
'Panic Saturday' to draw 12m shoppers out in search of last-minute presents image
....Because Christmas Day falls on a Friday this year, “Panic Saturday” is expected to kick off a £6bn, six-day spending spree – 23% more than the same period last year, when Christmas fell on a Thursday. Jason Gordon, consumer business partner at Deloitte, said: “Compared with 2014, there is already a noticeable increase in both the volume and value of discounts in the runup to Christmas this year. ...
Public Eye: the Finnish ministry of foreign affairs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of December 2015 05:20:27 PM
.... Another MFA funded mechanism for stimulating private sector investment is the Finnpartnership. Though smaller in volume than BEAM, this business-to-business partnership program which is run by Finnfund looks to finance pilot and demonstration projects of new solutions and technologies as part of business partnerships. ...
High street stores slash prices to tempt Christmas shoppers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 12:01:00 AM
....8%, according to analysts at consultants Deloitte, and will rise to 45% by the weekend. Jason Gordon, the consumer business partner at Deloitte, said: “Compared to 2014, there is already a noticeable increase in both the volume and value of discounts in the run-up to Christmas this year. ...
Hotel du Vin founder Gerard Basset on his weird start in business image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 14th of December 2015 04:55:59 PM
.... . He and former business partner Robin Hutson, who now owns the Lime Wood Group and Home Grown Hotels behind the much vaunted The Pig hotel brand - grew Hotel Du Vin to six hotels, and then sold the business to rival boutique hotel chain Malmaison in 2004. ...
'I secured an investment deal for my business while nine months pregnant' image
.... I was self-employed and didn’t have the luxury of being able to take time off. After penning a draft business plan she realised she’d need a business partner with technology and automotive expertise: different from her own background. ...
Help to buy will just hinder efforts to solve the housing crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 6th of December 2015 07:00:13 AM
.... That’s the job of politicians – and so far, they’ve failed lamentably. While Lord Sugar was unleashing his would-be business partners on London’s high-rise rabbit hutches, some of his fellow peers were taking a more cerebral look at the housing market (though it didn’t make quite such good telly). ...
Why Neverland is on the market in Asia image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 4th of December 2015 12:02:56 AM
....Today's offer price for the 56,000 sq ft property? Just under $15m - or almost half the amount it was first listed for in 2012. In addition to multimillion dollar homes, Mr Zirah and his business partner Florian Martigny list cars, jewellery, wine, yachts and collectibles, but more than half of their products are second-hand. ...
The Apprentice's Scott Saunders: Why I told Lord Sugar 'I quit' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of December 2015 09:44:23 PM
.... Not that I was going to leave or that I had any thoughts of quitting. But having my mind set on the show, of getting the investment, of having Lord Sugar as my business partner – these things weren’t as strong as they were previously. ...
Zoopla boss warns of poor housing supply as property website unveils record revenue and profits image
.... . Mr Chesterman, who collected £32m last year after selling a portion of his stake in the £1bn flotation of his online property portal, said: "We continue to innovate across both divisions of the business in line with our mission of providing the most useful resources for consumers when finding, moving or managing their home and being the most effective marketing channel for related business partners. ...
The innovators: oven warms up to 21st century with the ping of things image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of November 2015 05:41:59 PM
....The result of that observation is the June Intelligent Oven, a “smart” device that brings computers, probes and cameras into the cornerstone of the kitchen. The creation of Van Horn and business partner Nikhil Bhogal marks another step in the progress of the internet of things – the concept that everyday devices can be connected together digitally. ...

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