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Shalini Khemka, founder & CEO, E2Exchange, on how to secure investment to scale your business
Are you a business owner dreaming of running meetings from an “Apprentice” style boardroom, or an aspiring entrepreneur eager to impress potential clients?
Two people have died and at least six people were injured after a balcony collapsed in Knightsbridge.
Would you choose the island that John Lennon and Yoko Ono used to live on? Or how about the island with its very own fort?
Network Rail is failing customers, watchdog warns, as passengers are “not getting what they pay for”
The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) has issued a stark warning to Network Rail that the organisation is failing passengers.
It could cost taxpayers over £3bn to refurbish the Palace of Westminster.
Business manager Raj Sond cautions young people to go in with their eyes open
The chancellor has been beaten back by the EU after arguing a cap on bankers’ bonuses was illegal.
Every month the UK loses £1.25bn from lost trade due to a lack of airport capacity, says Heathrow
You will have by now seen the news that obesity is costing the UK each year more than war, or terror, or smoking.
Good news everyone, you’re probably much richer than you realised.
A quarter of British people said they thought all immigrants should be sent back to their home countries.
That’s right – despite boasting rents worth $1,216 a square foot a year, London’s Bond Street is not the most expensive shopping street in the world.
Thousands of students marched through London yesterday protesting against tuition fees and budget cuts to education.
Complaints against the big six energy suppliers are higher than ever according to energy watchdog Ofgem.
Between the ages of 22 and 39 women on average earn more per hour than men.
I asked 11-year-olds what business will look like in 2020. You'll be surprised by how insightful their answers are
These kids are the leaders of the future. So what do they predict?
You’d expect the deputy prime minister of the country to know where tomorrow’s by-election takes place. Trouble is, he’s not so sure.
Royal Mail half-year profits have dipped 21%, forcing the company to halve the expected growth rate of its UK parcels market to between 1% and 2%.
Looking to win serious investment? Ben Grech shares his seven essential steps
Victoria main line station was closed for 30 minutes this morning after a fire alert.
A government bill to maintain the tied pub model – a 400-year-old practice in which pub tenants are only allowed to purchase beer made by the companies that own their pubs – has been defeated in the House of Commons.
Despite a drive to appoint more women to the boards of companies across the UK, only certain areas within business are making any progress.
The scandal-struck banking sector is going to have to do more to improve its image, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned.
Millionaire Myleene Klass is mocked by Twitter after calling mansion tax “disturbing” in bizarre TV debate with Ed Miliband Video
This morning’s newspapers seem to have sided with pop star Myleene Klass in her debate with Ed Miliband last night over the mansion tax.
The current university fees structure has been slammed as “unsustainable” by an independent study into higher education in the UK.
London will see a big protest against tuition fees tomorrow with thousands of students marching through central London.
Bored of your mates’ cat pictures on Snapchat? What if one of those little red squares contained cash?
Sir Richard Branson is set to launch a new line of luxury cruises.
Talks of London homes being hit by a mansion tax are causing a “subduing effect on buyers”, according to Savills.
Are you one of the *ahem* quirky people who likes business?
The collapse of high street telephone retailer Phones 4U is set to cost the taxpayer £78m, the firm’s administrators have warned.
The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts across the south east after a weekend of heavy rainfall.
Westminster Bridge and major roads next to Parliament have reopened after a bomb scare this morning.Picture: @politic_animal
Facebook is building another social networking site which it hopes people could use at work.
The global economy is facing “red warning lights”, according to David Cameron.
As GEW 2014 kicks off, business coach Rasheed Ogunlaru reveals his top networking tips and what’s coming up at the British Library’s Business & IP Centre
Thanks to the right financial support and some key business decisions, Dawnus has bloomed
We heard from the philosopher at the launch of midtown Big Idea Exchange
Boris Johnson has ordered an inquiry into a deal he signed with a Chinese firm to redevelop the historic Royal Albert Dock in London.