I am very, very sad to hear the dreadful news of Lady Thatcher’s passing. I think it is a devastating loss for us all; she is a British icon. I would like to pass my condolences to her family at this very sad time.
Were you born to become an entrepreneur and start your own business? And is 'entrepreneurial spirit' something certain people just have an instinct for it, or can it be developed? We thought we would ask two self-made millionaires who started out from very different situations, what their views are and what finally motivated their decision to take the plunge.
One thing has stood out to me in running fast-growth technology and business-to-business PR firms for nearly 30 years. It is the continuous claim from the entrepreneurs I meet that when trying to build a team they ‘just can’t find the right people.’
Global Entrepreneurship Week gets underway 12-18 November, so we thought in the run up we would ask a few leading entrepreneurs what is the one piece of advice they wish they had been given when they first started out in business. Here is what they said...
After last week's rubbish from the opposition it was nice to see some common sense from the Conservative Conference in Birmingham. The reality of the situation is that currently the economy is out of balance; the sums just don't add up and there are too many people acting in a passive way when it comes to the part they play in the economy.
Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced government plans for a “business bank” that will shake up the market and boost lending to UK companies.
Dear Entrepreneur Country Citizens,
I think it's fair to say that Britain is on a high post-Olympics. I can't remember the last time there was such a sense of pride in the air, with Great Britain showcasing the nations talent and proving a world of doubters wrong who predicted we would collapse under the pressure.
With the huge youth unemployment rate in the country we probably really do need to be asking ourselves how far should we go in order to get kids into work. In the past there have been 'job creation' schemes and various other faux-jobs that many argue are just not real.