'Entrepreneurship is no longer a dirty word in Germany. A representative survey, in which respondents picked the qualities they associated with business leaders from a list of positive and negative characteristics, shows that their reputation has improved markedly since 1995. The sum of negative adjectives chosen, such as 'exploitative' and 'inconsiderate', has fallen by 22%, and no longer outweighs the total positive score. But the most striking result is the reputation young high-tech bosses enjoy: they are three times more popular than entrepreneurs in general, marking a 'paradigm shift' in people's perceptions. Traditional businessmen may be the class enemy, but the new start-up kings are 'deemed partners in the construction of a high-tech economy'. Of those aged 16 to 29, 58% 'definitely' or 'possibly' intend to start their own business - a 'sea change' in a country where historically young people have preferred a career in the public sector.'
Melrose's bid to take over GKN has just received the support of a leading activist investor.
How to persuade and influence your colleagues without them even noticing.
The Great British Bake Off star on being the first woman to run a 'serious restaurant', ageism and that unfortunate tweet.
UPDATE: The construction firm goes into liquidation after being unable to reach a deal with creditors and government.
The co-founder of West End Drinks named her gin in honour of her co-founder's father, strip club tycoon Paul Raymond.
As of tomorrow - 13th Jan - open banking is officially A Thing. But what is and how will it work for entrepreneurs?