In the US, the NASDAQ is flirting with new record highs just about every day. In the UK the FTSE 100 has now passed, what for so long was its record high, the 6,930 reading set on 30 December 1999 – a record that stayed in place until last year, before the index then fell […]
Posted on 16th August 2016 in City News.
When the then Chancellor George Osborne announced the gradual phasing in of compulsory quarterly tax returns the sense of dread among entrepreneurs across the land was palpable.
Posted on 15th August 2016 in General business.
It was one of the most discussed aspects of the EU referendum debate: The UK’s contribution to the EU budget. Now the government has announced plans to ensure many of the regions and sectors of the UK that previously benefited from the EU budget, will continue to do so.
It’s been a double misfortune for the French agricultural business, but there has been a boost for its wine industry.
He has done it. Mo Farah has entered the records books as the only British track and field athlete to win more than two Olympic gold medals. It was a fantastic performance by a man who comes across as being ever so slightly super-human. But he isn’t superhuman, and the lessons of his success can […]
Posted on 15th August 2016 .
The Royal Mail has said that the final-salary pension is no longer viable. Strikes loom. The solution lies way beyond the control of either side in the dispute.
Posted on 12th August 2016 in General business.
Brain interface, virtual reality and exoskeletons combine to help paraplegics walk again.
Posted on 12th August 2016 in Technology.
How much of a role does luck actually play in business?
Posted on 11th August 2016 in General business.
The pound has fallen again. Is this a disaster or are there positives too?
Posted on 11th August 2016 in City News.
We know that technology makes a difference to sporting successes. According to David Epstein, Jesse Owens’ personal best from the 1930s would have seen him finish in last place in the 2013 World Championship 100 metre final. But that ignores the effect of starting blocks and the superior track used in 2013. Take this into […]
Posted on 10th August 2016 in General business.