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....Rob Nazara, an analyst at Deutsche Bank in New York, says Khalil's story shows real strength of character. "No matter what the educational or professional background someone may have, the success of an entrepreneur is driven by grit, determination and ambition," he says. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Customers with specific desires are more likely to find exactly what they want, rather than settling for the nearest thing available in the local supermarket. And entrepreneurs can launch niche products, more confident they will find a market. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Eddie Stobart was started by entrepreneur Edward Stobart with only eight trucks and 12 employees before he later sold it to his family. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . The entrepreneur has been a prominent supporter of Brexit and remains clear that British business success lies beyond Europe. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . In Ivory Coast, a microbiologist-turned-entrepreneur has seen an opportunity to make a unique compost using manure, earthworms and the discarded shells from the country's biggest export - cocoa. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....". Graeme Lowdon, a motor racing entrepreneur who helped to found the Manor team, agrees that a more level playing field is needed,. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. In a series of videos on YouTube, the brash but funny entrepreneur can be seen recounting his success in business and advising students on how to follow suit. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Dyson 'enormously optimistic' about post-Brexit trade image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 06:01:32 AM
.... . The entrepreneur has been a prominent supporter of Brexit and remains clear that British business success lies beyond Europe. ...
Just Google it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:09:18 PM
....Customers with specific desires are more likely to find exactly what they want, rather than settling for the nearest thing available in the local supermarket. And entrepreneurs can launch niche products, more confident they will find a market. ...
Rehab to riches image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:06:33 PM
....Rob Nazara, an analyst at Deutsche Bank in New York, says Khalil's story shows real strength of character. "No matter what the educational or professional background someone may have, the success of an entrepreneur is driven by grit, determination and ambition," he says. ...
Why mix earthworms and cocoa shells? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 10:29:48 PM
.... . In Ivory Coast, a microbiologist-turned-entrepreneur has seen an opportunity to make a unique compost using manure, earthworms and the discarded shells from the country's biggest export - cocoa. ...
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Viagogo: who runs it and who owns it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:03:57 PM
....”. In a series of videos on YouTube, the brash but funny entrepreneur can be seen recounting his success in business and advising students on how to follow suit. ...
New broom image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:07:35 AM
....". Graeme Lowdon, a motor racing entrepreneur who helped to found the Manor team, agrees that a more level playing field is needed,. ...
Eddie Stobart: Lorry firm targets £550m stock market listing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 04:41:24 PM
.... . Eddie Stobart was started by entrepreneur Edward Stobart with only eight trucks and 12 employees before he later sold it to his family. ...
Google promises to take action on 'hateful' content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 08:15:36 AM
....Several high profile companies, including Marks and Spencer, Audi, RBS and L'Oreal, have pulled online advertising from YouTube, which is owned by Google. In a blog post, Mr Schindler said: "Anyone with a smartphone can be a content creator, app developer or entrepreneur. ...
Trump must convert surging US confidence into real growth | Mohamed El-Erian image
.... Republican majorities in both houses of Congress reinforced the positive sentiment, as they signalled Trump would not face the kind of paralysing gridlock that Barack Obama confronted for most of his presidency. The surge in business and consumer sentiment reflects an assumption that is deeply rooted in the American psyche: that deregulation and tax cuts always unleash transformative pro-growth entrepreneurship. ...
'Out of control' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:02:11 AM
....Today, the Canberra-based company helps thousands of people find work at more than 400 businesses in Australia, including accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers, taxi hire service Uber, and even the Australian Defence Force. To help get Enabled up and running, Jessica successfully applied for a small entrepreneurship grant from the Australian Capital Territory government. ...
If big business is to thrive, it needs a strong welfare state | Phil McDuff image
.... Just keep beating people until they realise the real economic growth was inside them all along. But if we want a flexible, entrepreneurial economy, the last thing you want is for everyone to be desperately scrambling from low-paid job to low-paid job, weighed down with crippling debts. ...
Gig economy companies trying to have their cake and eat it, say workers image
.... These companies employ workers on short-term contracts that can last just a few hours, allowing them to avoid paying employers national insurance, sickness and holiday pay. Earlier this week the chancellor reversed an increase in national insurance on self-employed workers after critics, many on the Tory backbenches, said it was a tax on the gig economy and budding entrepreneurs. ...
TV company behind Question Time could sell for up to £300m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 03:54:39 PM
.... It is understood that first-round bids by interested parties are due to be lodged imminently. In 2014, Tinopolis held talks with MSD Capital, the venture capital firm chaired by the computer entrepreneur Michael Dell. ...
Bogus self-employment exploits workers and scams the taxman | Paul Mason image
.... They know such work arrangements offer no career path, no advancement – but they are at least free of the coercion and corporate brainwashing that can happen if you are at the bottom of the pile in a PLC. So the term “self-employed” encompasses two realities – the old professional and entrepreneurial one and the new one of the precariat. ...
The Crusader: TV drama has happy ending  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 01:55:00 PM
.... . Tackling some of the most common issues, Adrian Simpson, CTSI’s business education and consumer codes expert, explains: “It’s easy for many first-time entrepreneurs to think their bright idea is being overshadowed by the complexities of the law. ...
Revision App customers complain of unexpected payments image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 01:19:29 PM
.... . In 2013 he was named as Shell's young entrepreneur of the year and appeared on stage at the Conservative Party conference to explain how a government-backed start-up loan had helped get his business off the ground. ...
'Kenya is ready' say female fitness entrepreneurs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:18:39 AM
. Numerous studies show that Africa leads the world in terms of the percentage of women in the population who are entrepreneurs. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:12:20 AM
....Retail analyst Jonathan Pritchard of stockbrokerage Peel Hunt says he would score Mr Gormley's first two years leading Majestic as "eight out of 10". He adds: "He is a fabulous entrepreneur, and a very good presenter - he is excellent at getting his message across - but there have been a few bumps in the road since he took over. ...
Can .art domain give the art business an online boost? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 08:00:19 AM
....But can the adoption of . art really be more than just a symbolic gesture? “The intent is to bring back a more orderly structure to this incredible mess of the internet,” says Anton Vidokle, the entrepreneur behind the art company e-flux. ...
South Africa's tech savvy domestic workers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 10:11:08 PM
. In South Africa, entrepreneurs Aisha Pandor and Alan Ribic have created SweepSouth. ...
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May and Hammond face serious Tory revolt over tax on self-employed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 04:59:51 PM
....One of these who is understood to have expressed private worries about the proposal is a cabinet minister. The concerns centre both on the perception that such a move unfairly targets the self-employed and entrepreneurial, and also that the 2015 Conservative manifesto specifically ruled out rises to income tax, VAT or NICs before 2020. ...
Hammond went where Osborne feared to tread with tax on self-employed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 04:41:03 PM
....That view of the world was echoed by Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, who described it as a “small change making a small step towards correcting a big problem with the current tax system”. But Osborne knew that however rational, raising self-employed national insurance could be too easily caricatured as a raid on the bank account of “white van man” – a tax on entrepreneurship. ...
The shameless Tories have betrayed the self-employed – and themselves | John Harris image
.... Overnight there was a minor tweetstorm about how, back in 2010, Theresa May greeted Labour plans to raise people’s contributions by 1%: with a look of affected horror, and the claim that “it is Labour’s jobs tax that is going to kill the recovery”. All this goes straight to the Conservatives’ collective soul, and their supposedly deep belief in the frontier spirit of entrepreneurs, lone traders, and anyone else who stands apart from the supposed comfy world of sick pay, company pensions and redundancy rights, and tries somehow to make their own way. ...
Horses for courses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:54:11 AM
....Despite the rising popularity of specialist MBAs, they do have their critics, who argue that as so much time is dedicated to focusing on the specific industry, not enough hours are dedicated to teaching business fundamentals. "With only so much classroom time, taking a focused MBA would lead one to miss valuable lessons," says John Paul Engel, lecturer of entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa. ...
Budget: UK Plc gives its verdict image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 04:07:53 PM
...."While the chancellor's logic about removing anomalies in the system is hard to fault, it has an emotional effect on self-starters - the very people the chancellor most needs to rely on. "[The] worry is that by binding themselves with the tax lock, the government will continue to look at the entrepreneurial sectors of the economy for the tax rises it needs. ...
Philip Hammond breaks manifesto pledge with budget tax grab image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 04:05:32 PM
....The NICs change, which Treasury sources said would affect highly paid professionals such as GPs, QCs and partners at law firms, was met with anger within the sector, and by MPs who said taxi drivers and delivery workers were among those affected. Simon McVicker, of the trade body Ipse, which represents freelancers and independent professionals, said: “When you look at the additional support offered for business rates it appears as if the chancellor is supporting SMEs [small and medium-sized businesses] by hitting entrepreneurs and the smallest of businesses. ...
Budget: National Insurance rise criticised image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 03:42:03 PM
. Rises in National Insurance Contributions (NICS) for self-employed workers have been criticised as "penalising entrepreneurs". ...
Key points of the budget 2017 – at a glance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:41:30 PM
....RM: Hammond has had to go into a very lengthy explanation justifying this on the grounds of improving fairness in tax levels between the employed and self-employed. This has the potential to be controversial with some traditional Conservative supporters, who are likely to see it as an assault on entrepreneurialism and an unwanted rise in a personal tax. ...
ARM chip designer stake 'to be sold by Softbank' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 11:25:24 AM
....The stake sale coming so soon after Softbank's purchase could raise concerns over its commitments to the UK, but the FT said that Downing Street had been notified of the transaction and did not raise any concerns. Softbank is one of the world's biggest technology companies and is run by its founder, Japanese entrepreneur Masayoshi Son. ...
Taxes for self-employed likely to rise in Hammond's budget image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 08:05:27 PM
....Philip Hammond is likely to close loopholes in Wednesday’s budget that mean many self-employed workers pay less tax than their salaried counterparts – but he will come under pressure to ensure they receive better rights in return. The Treasury is concerned that the growing prevalence of self-employment is not just driven by entrepreneurialism in the “gig economy”, but by tax avoidance, which will progressively undermine Britain’s tax base. ...
'It was devastating': families and residents suffer as care homes close image
.... “Most people were very, very angry when they were told,” she said. “But I thought afterwards… it really would have needed millions spending on it, so it couldn’t remain as a care home, because what entrepreneur is going to spend millions and get very little back?”. ...
Nimble entrepreneurs seek solutions to air quality crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 07:30:06 AM
.... Londoners, in particular, should be waking up to the toxins they inhale, with pollution levels in the capital breaching annual legal limits in the first five days of this year. When a problem arises, however, a nimble entrepreneur will spot an opportunity. ...
Business wish list image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 01:37:19 AM
.... . The rules for the Enterprise Investment Scheme, Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme and Venture Capital Trusts are too restrictive and unnecessarily complex for entrepreneurs seeking equity funding, says the IoD. ...
Christian Candy tells high court: ‘I don’t deal with shady people’ image
....”. The billionaire was giving evidence for a third day in a £132m claim for damages brought by the entrepreneur Mark Holyoake, who alleges Candy and his brother used threats and blackmail to extort repayments totalling £37m on a £12m loan. ...
Every time we take an Uber we’re spreading its social poison | Laurie Penny image
.... It is a social engineering outfit masquerading as a tech firm, and it appears to regard social responsibility as an outdated piece of apparatus, a wooden coach-and-four in an age of tarmac. The last great American entrepreneur will be the person who manages to monetise placards and pitchforks. ...
LSE chief says he'll stay as EU looks set to block Deutsche Börse merger image
....Making a passionate plea for the tie up, Rolet said: “Hatred is rising everywhere in the world. What do you do against so much hatred? What we can do is offer ways to help entrepreneurs, young companies to have access to long-term, patient capital. ...
The smaller the better? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:08:53 AM
.... Which is if you can build something that's cheaper, faster and more scalable and delivers a far better customer experience than what the traditional vendors or incumbents were able to do, then you can be extremely disruptive," he says. The firm now employs 1,400 people, but Mr Levie says it still aims to behave in the same way as it did when it had just 20 staff members to keep its entrepreneurial mindset. ...
Dear Travis... image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:02:53 PM
....But he already knew he had that in him. "Look, I'm a passionate entrepreneur. ...
Closed doors? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 12:04:15 AM
. Canada and Australia could be the unanticipated beneficiaries from Brexit in the competition for international students, entrepreneur and university leader Lord Bilimoria has said. ...
Christian Candy 'was hellbent on destroying' former friend's family image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 05:32:23 PM
....Property billionaires Nick and Christian Candy have been accused of frightening another businessman’s wife so seriously that she took to sleeping in her children’s bedroom, while the family hired armed guards and installed CCTV to protect their home. The claims were made in court documents by Emma Holyoake, the wife of entrepreneur Mark Holyoake, who is suing the Candy brothers for £132m in damages over a business deal gone sour. ...
Philip Green agrees to pay £363m into BHS pension fund image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 02:42:06 PM
....”. Julie Palmer, managing partner at insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor, said: “Philip Green’s settlement with the regulator over the BHS pension is a triumph for the regulator and for public pressure, clearly demonstrating that even the most powerful entrepreneurs can’t afford to ignore their responsibilities to pensioners. ...
SpaceX to fly two tourists around Moon in 2018 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 11:48:09 PM
....". The first mission would be unmanned, and the next one - with crew - was expected in the second quarter of 2018, the billionaire entrepreneur and inventor said. ...
Middle-aged dog walkers to lead Mountain Warehouse across US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 09:35:52 AM
.... Mountain Warehouse has also prospered amid a slow turnaround of the loss-making Millets and Blacks brands, which were rescued by JD Sports five years ago. The 49-year-old Welshman is a serial entrepreneur who after several false starts – including an ill-starred rollerblade chain – found a winning formula in Mountain Warehouse. ...
Business rates a 'ticking time bomb' for small firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 08:29:46 PM
....FSB national chairman Mike Cherry said profitability among small businesses was falling: "The costs of doing business for small firms are now at their highest levels since early 2014. The last thing we need is a business rates burden so heavy that it threatens the future growth prospects of our entrepreneurs. ...
When will Britons get a pay rise? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 03:05:50 PM
.... Equally, they could be weighed down by student debts and feel insecure about their prospects, especially if they lack skills that are in demand, says Kevin Green, the head of the Recuitment & Employment Confederation. The rise of self employment is another trend that proves the workforce is fractured into several camps and is as much about workers driving down their tax bill to make up for lost wage rises as it suggests a wave of entrepreneurialism. ...
UK robotics research gets £17.3m pledge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 07:42:08 AM
....As part of the new digital strategy, computer scientist Prof Dame Wendy Hall and tech CEO Jerome Pesenti, former chief data scientist at IBM, have been asked to review the UK's artificial intelligence sector. "Our scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs are at the forefront of the development of artificial intelligence and I'm looking forward to exploring how industry and government can work together to support the technology in the UK," said Dame Wendy. ...
On your bike: the best and the worst of city cycle schemes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
....And just as city dwellers have got used to the sight of rows of docking stations – often jammed-full or empty – the Chinese are promising a ride-anywhere, anytime Uber-style revolution that will make docking stations a thing of the past – and possibly kick-start an explosion of bike usage. Beijing entrepreneur Dai Wei, just 25, is already flooding Shanghai and ­Singapore with his trademark Ofo yellow bicycles, where users tap an app to find a bike, jump on it, then leave it where they like. ...
'The pips are squeaking!' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 09:44:16 PM
....And many of those units still lie empty, he points out. "If it were up to me, every major city would have a building like ours, filled with small starter units, rented out to young independent entrepreneurs with all major bills included in the rent and then handled by the building owners. ...
Searching for Genghis image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:30:54 AM
....". The archive, hosted by private cloud network Interoute, is being shared with everyone, from governments to entrepreneurs looking for ways to turn all this data into business opportunities. ...
Doing the legwork image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 12:55:41 AM
....". Stockholm-based Australian fitness entrepreneur Dan Paech is among those seeking to benefit financially from the large numbers of people looking to jog with likeminded people when they are working abroad. ...
Canada's Trump? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:33:29 AM
.... . O'Leary is a political neophyte, best known as one of the rainmaking tycoons on ABC's Shark Tank where hopeful entrepreneurs pitch their fledgling companies, in the hopes of securing a potentially lucrative investment. ...
Viagogo condemned over Ed Sheeran cancer benefit concert tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 05:37:34 PM
....The company had not responded to a request for comment at the time of publication. It comes just days after the website, founded by entrepreneur Eric Baker, was accused of withholding thousands of pounds in refunds due to fans who were overcharged due to a “glitch”. ...
Viagogo accused of sitting on refunds after overcharging for tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 06:31:34 PM
....Some customers were told they are not entitled to a refund, while others were advised by the company to recoup their money by putting the tickets back on Viagogo for resale. The company, founded by American entrepreneur Eric Baker, will take a commission on any further resales. ...
£1.74 an hour: Jinn couriers complain over low earnings image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 03:51:19 PM
....Last month angry Jinn couriers in London surrounded Herrera outside the company’s head office. In a video of the incident posted online, about 20 couriers can be seen circling the Spanish entrepreneur, demanding: “We want our money now. ...
Fraud case and falling share price take shine off Lloyds’s farewell to taxpayer image
....In the UK, Peter Cummings, who ran the Bank of Scotland corporate lending arm, had a list of clients that included Sir Philip Green during his ill-fated bid for Marks & Spencer in 2004. The 2015 BoE/FCA regulatory report outlines the complexities of the lending operations: the HBOS-backed buyout of house builder McCarthy & Stone included the property moguls the Reuben Brothers and Scottish entrepreneur Sir Tom Hunter, who had also been involved with buying 220 pubs and Travelodge. ...
Fifty Shades Darker sets Britain’s burgeoning sex toy industry abuzz image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of February 2017 04:00:19 PM
.... Co-founders Longhurst and Neal Slateford chipped in £4,500 each to get the business off the ground in 2002, with orders initially despatched from Longhurst’s bedroom. Superficially, the friends are not typical entrepreneurs. ...
‘We didn't even have room for a table’: meet the 30-somethings fleeing London image
.... Jonathan, a software inventor for IBM, began working from home full-time, coordinating his working hours with colleagues in the US and childcare routines. Emily joined law firm Foot Anstey, an entrepreneurial firm that supported her decision to work flexibly from a variety of locations, including her home. ...
The Econocracy review – how three students caused a global crisis in economics image
.... Which is to say, he was as likely to take Friedrich Hayek or Joseph Schumpeter seriously as he was to blow smoke up someone’s arse. The students’ entrepreneurialism is evident in this book. ...
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. The case, which has reached trial after a year of legal wrangling, is being brought by the entrepreneur Mark Holyoake, whose reputation was dented after the collapse of his fish importing business, British Seafood, six years ago. ...
New breed of members' club blurs lines between business and pleasure image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 07:20:20 AM
.... Edinburgh’s chapter of the historic Home House, for example, which opened in 2007, later closed citing “actual usage of the club has not been as strong as we had anticipated”. We have spent a lot of time thinking about the how to build the best ecosystem and enhance an entrepreneur’s lifestyle. ...
The high street is already under threat and now this... | Lucy Siegle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:05:44 AM
....However, against all the odds, we do have some really brilliant shops in the UK, a testament to innovation, creativity and a lot of dedication. Because they hide their disadvantage so well, they make us forget that already UK entrepreneurs pay more in business rates than France and Germany combined. ...
Prison entrepreneurship: 'Giving a little bit of belief goes a long way' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:30:24 AM
. “One thing is continuous in prison, you’re trying to get your life back”, says LJ Flanders, an entrepreneur who put his future on hold aged 21. ...
Waterstones makes first year of profit since 2008 financial crash image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 04:59:43 PM
....Mamut has spent about £100m on transforming Waterstones into a more efficient and modern retailer and, with sales growth and profits now on the rise, he is expected to cash out within the next few years. James Daunt, the bookselling entrepreneur who was parachuted in almost six years ago to rescue Waterstones, said sales at established stores had grown at an even faster pace. ...
Brad Stone: ‘We should watch Uber and Airbnb closely’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 08:00:18 AM
....At the start of the book you note that the dictionary definition of an upstart is either “a newly successful person” or “someone who does not show proper respect to the established way of doing things”…I wanted to frame the defining question of the book for the reader. Are these brilliant entrepreneurs who have built tremendous businesses through sheer creativity and ingenuity? Or are they renegades that grew in large part through contempt for the status quo? There’s an ambivalence that surrounds companies like Uber and Airbnb, and I think this question over their identity – and the dual meanings of the word “upstart” – gets to the heart of it. ...
Uber: the app that changed how the world hails a taxi image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
Plain packaging and graphic warnings will ‘crush’ craft drinks, says gin master image
....Craft spirit branding specialist Michael Vachon, who set up Maverick Drinks, sees an unintended consequence of any attempt to hinder branding. “Certainly it would harm what is a burgeoning entrepreneurial scene,” he said. ...
Jeanette Winterson to close London shop due to business rates surge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 07:01:42 PM
....“It will also make it incredibly difficult for any startup because even if you can rent a space, you’re still going to have to cover the business rate, which is going to cripple you. It’s a real downer on all entrepreneurship and innovation. ...
Ticket touts rebrand as investigations put them in spotlight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 03:16:42 PM
....Secondary sites, which take a commission of up to 25% on ticket sales, have previously been accused of having too close a relationship with touts. Such close relationships help touts make the best possible profit from resale and leave fans even more exposed to buying from these secretive entrepreneurs at massive mark-ups. ...
Can post-Brexit London survive as Europe's cultural and financial capital? image
.... “London’s cultural offer is unique not just for its size but for its diversity and dynamism. It combines renowned museums, art collections and institutions alongside global media and entertainment industries, a substantial base of artists, startups and creative entrepreneurs and a thriving night time economy. ...
The new robot revolution will take the boss's job, not the gardener's image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 01:38:08 PM
.... In many cases, the people who will be surplus to requirements will have spent many years in school and university building up their skills. Humans are still more innovative and entrepreneurial than machines, which means there will be rich rewards for the creative. ...
Philip Hammond blames Tony Blair for Brexit vote image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 12:20:18 PM
....“Don’t kneecap your best asset. Let us thrive, make sure that immigration policies tell the world that Britain is open and welcoming to the best most entrepreneurial, energetic talent from all over, without restraint and constraint. ...

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