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The story of the Den

Have you ever fancied standing in front of five well-worn, world-weary venture capitalist investors, trying to get some money out of them to help your amazing start-up take flight? Of course you have. And for the ultimate in social suicide and ritualised humiliation, since...

Gatwick’s plans could add 60,000 new jobs

London Gatwick is proposing to bring its existing Northern Runway into regular use alongside its Main Runway. This is a plan which will support a significant uplift in trade and tourism   The Northern Runway project is set to bring industry-related employment and...

Motoring: Bentley Continental Mulliner

Since 1919, when W.O. Bentley founded the company, it has been turning out powerful, luxurious and very expensive cars. The famous Bentley Boys who raced in the 1920s made the marque famous for speed, and the legend was sealed. You often hear me say that l could have driven...

The digital nomads' guide

Tess de Klerk looks at the best places for the nomadic digital freelancer to pitch up and get down to work   A recent study estimated that the number of entrepreneurs, freelancers or company-employed workers who consider themselves digital nomads has grown to roughly...

Anger Management: Have the police gone missing?

In July this year, one of my daughters was sexually assaulted in a Brighton retail outlet. It was a very unwelcome groping and touching, and she is underage, while the alleged perpetrator was about 35, and was the supposed Manager. She was deeply upset – as she has...

Cleankill wins national industry award

Cleankill Pest Control staff are celebrating after being named Large Company of the Year at the 2023 National Pest Awards, writes Cleankill Managing Director Paul Bates   The Large Company of the Year award recognises excellence and professionalism in the field of...

Lending a helping hand

When it comes to accessing financial services, individuals and businesses often have two primary options: Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and mainstream lenders, such as High Street banks.   While both serve the purpose of providing funds to those...

It’s never too early to prepare your business for sale

Selling your business is likely to be the most important transaction you will ever make, so it’s vital to get it right, says Michael Pay of EMC Corporate Finance   You need to plan carefully, understand what your motivation is and ensure that you achieve the...

Renew Risk secures S100 funding

A clean-energy analytics SaaS startup secures £1.7m in seed funding through Surrey Research Park’s angel investment team   Founded in November 2021, Renew Risk is a spin-in from the University of Surrey providing the world’s first offshore wind farm...

AI in business

When we launched our LawEasier service back in 2017, we were a law firm ahead of the curve. LawEasier uses a form of artificial intelligence (AI) that asks the questions that a lawyer would ask to create bespoke legal documents such as contracts, Wills and agreements. Using...

May you live in interesting times

The Education & Skills Partnership provides training and development solutions, through funded commercial and apprenticeship routes   We are Ofsted ‘Good’, and have been winners of Corporate Award Training Provider of the Year for the past two years....

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