By Jack Torrance Thursday, 03 September 2015
The business is in the process of being acquired by Yoox.
The equity crowdfunding platform is growing apace.
The entrepreneur has built a massive fashion brand but we all have to move on at some point.
Being underestimated at work can be a good thing - people don't see you coming until it's too late, says Natalie Campbell.
Go for it, if you're obsessively committed and know what you want to do, says Jeremy Bullmore
Maggie Smart launched Folk with her brother after their parents passed away.
Sell, close or pass down to the kids? All have their pros and cons, says Jo Haigh.
EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: In a crowded online marketing arena, using traditional advertising can be your best bet for getting noticed.
The CEO of Shutterstock, Inc is inspired by the stories behind Pixar, Tesla, SpaceX and the Wright Brothers.
The ideas behind Competing for the Future, published over 20 years ago, are still relevant in today's fast-paced business world.
The bar owner, serial entrepreneur and king of street food collects claret, drinks craft beer and spent his summer in California.
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Converting old tube trains for use on regional rail routes may sound like an eccentric idea, but Vivarail's Adrian Shooter thinks he's on the right track.
WORKPLACE RIGHTS: The Bill is clamping down on industrial action with new strike ballot rules.
The time management tips in I Know How She Does It aren't the answer for women trying to juggle corporate jobs and kids, says Christine Armstrong.
From PLCs and private equity to crowdfunding and co-operatives, there are now so many ways to run a company it's hard to know which way to turn. We navigate the ownership maze.
Admiral's seaworthy profits, Gatwick hits back, Twitter flops again.
Passing on a company is more complicated than just handing over the keys.
Victor has raised more than £16m and is heading across the Atlantic.
WORDS-WORTH: No one wants to hear that their company's being streamlined even though it might be the best course of action.
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HOW I BEAT THE ODDS: The owner of The Real Food Café in a remote part of Scotland has had to cope with the death of her husband, vandals and problems finding staff.
The serial entrepreneur is back clubbing again and he thinks it's worth taking a punt on cider.
Boeing's classic design made the 747 Queen of the Skies for decades. But as engineering and airline economics have moved on, this 70s superstar has become a thing of the past. Stephen Bayley says a fond farewell.
MT DIARY: Prague's overrun with stags and hens but the Azores is the place to get away from it all - as long as you like soggy turnips and mud.
Alternative funding pioneer Zopa announced today that it had passed the £1bn mark.
The London-based invoice trading platform will soon be open to retail investors.
King's Candy Crush problem, cows visit supermarkets, the FCA goes soft.
Feeling restless at work after the summer holidays? Here's how to decide if you should stay or go.
Your CEO is in need of help - have a quiet word with your chairman, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Soldier on for a few more months and then be quite resolute about being taken on as a paid employee. If you have to go at least you'll have some more experience under your belt, says Jeremy Bullmore.
The process for recruiting an overseas worker is complex and could take as long as six months.
Much like the choice between economy and business class flights, both degrees can get you to the same destination. So what's the difference?
Chemistry, experience and people skills are crucial when selling a business, says Jo Haigh.
If he knows what the wants to do with his life, let him get on with it. Forcing him to study for three years will just make him resentful, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Make sure it doesn't make colleague's lives more difficult and then have a chat with your boss, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Seven simple ways to maximise your leadership potential.
Don't let this drag on - begin a formal process of potential dismissal, says Jeremy Bullmore.
Take credit, manage upwards and be visible.
Our increasingly digital society presents big opportunities for data-driven companies.
Discovering the reason why workplace aggression is happening will help you overcome it.
You can't solve all your problems with a simple solution, says Jeremy Bullmore.
WORKPLACE RIGHTS: The electronic cigarette market is hotting up. What line should employers be taking on the phenomenon?
Buyers are busy people so make sure you stick in their mind.
As the election climaxes there's the potential for workers to clash over their beliefs.
Help! I have just got a promotion that involves addressing large groups but public speaking terrifies me. Any tips?
SEO lore is packed with myths but getting found online is a pretty easy process.
I have had to go on medication and can't decide if I should tell anyone.
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