Enterprise News

BBC Enterprise

As an increasing number of vineyards and wineries seal their bottles with screw-caps, the natural cork industry is fighting back. [...]
Wednesday 20th September, 2017
Daniel Hegarty left school with nothing to become a successful musician playing with top acts - so how did he end up as a tech entrepreneur? [...]
Sunday 17th September, 2017
The shoemakers who think they have the solution to the problems caused by wearing high heels. [...]
Wednesday 13th September, 2017

Economist

COMPANIES' legal structures are usually mind-numbing fare. But occasionally it is worth pinching yourself and paying attention. Take “variable interest entities” (VIEs), a kind of corporate architecture used mainly by China's tech firms, including two superstars, Alibaba and Tencent. They go largely unremarked, but VIEs have become incredibly important. Investors [...]
Thursday 14th September, 2017
Bringing rivers of the liquefied stuff WHEN it comes to liquefied natural gas (LNG), the supermajors have supersized appetites. The likes of Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil and BP make discoveries described as “elephants”; their cost overruns alone can run into the tens of billions of dollars; and projects take the best [...]
Thursday 14th September, 2017
Fruit of a global supply chain BROWSING websites that list sperm donors is weirdly similar to online dating. “Sanford is the total package,” begins one online ad, describing his strong jawline and piercing blue eyes. With a degree in finance and a “charming demeanour”, he is more than a pretty face. [...]
Thursday 14th September, 2017

Financial Times

Even if this is not a bubble, it is not a healthy development for finance [...]
Wednesday 20th September, 2017
Tired of their jobs, two women made it their business to help others get off the treadmill [...]
Wednesday 20th September, 2017

Guardian

Boardroom bust-ups can put friendships on the line. Business partners reveal why they get professional help to resolve their issues There are plenty of good reasons to set up a business with a co-founder rather than go it alone. A co-founder is another committed financial partner and someone who is likely [...]
Wednesday 20th September, 2017
If you run a small or medium-sized business, come and discuss the challenges you face and use the opportunity to network As anyone who has ever run a business knows, managing challenges are part and parcel of the job. For all the successes and celebrations, there will be untold numbers of [...]
Monday 18th September, 2017
Ning Li, co-founder of the online furniture retailer, on being a control freak and his mission to revolutionise sofa shopping In my first business [the French e-commerce site Myfab, launched in 2007] we were selling everything from fashion to electronics and I saw that our sales of furniture were really taking [...]
Monday 18th September, 2017

Independent

Telegraph