Four reasons why *that* Tory support letter might not work

Should the Tories temper their exultation?

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Blow for Labour as over 100 business leaders back Tories’ economic strategy

By Harry Cockburn

Labour “threatens jobs and deters investment”, signatories say


Domain registration company GoDaddy to float for $2.9bn

The U.S. web hosting and registration company, GoDaddy, revealed its intentions to float for a massive $2.9bn (£1.9bn) yesterday.

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April Fools! Corporates can be funny too, sort ofVideo

By Rebecca Hobson

When I arrived to work this morning my colleagues had locked me out. It was an April fool, ha ha! Luckily, there are some decent ones out there (sorry guys)

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Ed Miliband to ban zero-hours contracts if elected

By Rebecca Hobson

Ed Miliband will promise to put an end to the controversial practise of employing people on zero-hours contracts if Labour wins the 2015 election.  

Tube mind the gap

Anger over "spuriously devised" plans for new Tube line approved for west London

By Harry Cockburn

Eton Line will run alongside existing Piccadilly Line services

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Lampard? Paxman? Strauss? Rise of the Celebri-tories

Tue, 24 Mar 2015

Are the Conservatives bolstering the number of celebrities in the party?

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Q&A: How I grew comms agency Vista from £3m to £12m in one year

We meet James Wilkins, MD of the creative agency that works with 15 of the FTSE 100

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Seven awesome quotes about being an entrepreneur

What it takes to be a great, by the greats

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Is you business having social impact? Enter these prestigious awards for corporate community engagement

The Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards are particularly seeking SME entrants

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Debt-burdened Network Rail faces privatisation

By Harry Cockburn

As problems bedevil the rail operator, could it be broken up?

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The protest where Ed Miliband was shoved and pushed was organised by the Tories

By Robyn Vinter

Investigation shows protesters were from the Conservative camp

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Surge in ad-blocking software spells trouble for publishers

By Harry Cockburn

Use of ad-blockers has surged by 70% over the last year

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Here’s what 8 famous companies looked like before they hit on their killer idea

By Robyn Vinter

Which tech company used to be a paper mill? Which voucher site was originally for fundraising?

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This is how much Sir Philip Green’s family made from selling BHS properties

By Sophie Hobson

A couple of weeks back, we learnt that retail billionaire Sir Philip Green had sold BHS for a measly £1.

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MPs slam FCA as “dysfunctional” institution

By Harry Cockburn

The two-year old Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been slammed as a “dysfunctional” body by MPs, in a damning report released today.

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Students turn to sex work to fund studies, says report

By Rebecca Hobson

One in 20 students has worked in the sex industry according to a new survey of 6,750 students.

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The 10 unhealthiest London high streets (and the 10 best)

By Sophie Hobson

Which trendy Tower Hamlets street tops the list?

London Underground crowding - commuters battle "chaos" on Tube during Olympics test

Why are Tube drivers earning £50k a year asking for a pay rise?

Plans for all-night Tubes hangs in the balance as Tube drivers are calling for a four-day week and a salary hike.

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MPs slam Sports Direct as an "immoral backstreet outfit"

By Sophie Hobson

And its chairman admits that three-quarters of staff are on zero-hours contracts

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Apple rumoured to launch iPhone 6s & iPhone 7 in 2015Video

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The euphoria of owning an iPhone 6 has pretty much faded and now iFans are looking forward to a newer version of their favourite phone.

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Meet Christian Wolmar, the outsider with a real chance of becoming London mayor

By Harry Cockburn

Could the relatively unknown cycling supporter pedal his way to victory?

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These four charts show the progress women are making in the FTSE 100

By Robyn Vinter

We’re at an all-time high for women on FTSE 100 boards

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The hottest restaurants and food trends for Spring

Hungry? Try some hybrid cuisine or go hipster at Hoi Polloi. In other big news: brunch, Blacklock and breakfast radishes


Gutted about the loss of Orange Wednesdays? Meerkat Movies has saved the day

By Sophie Hobson

And you’ll be able to get two-for-one cinema tickets on Wednesdays OR Tuesdays

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Dragons' Den: Which Dragons buddy up together most often to invest?

Want to make it in their firey cavern? Then know how to play the team

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Why we’re in danger of losing our independent restaurants

New restaurants are struggling to launch and expand in London as demand for space has outstripped availability, says DeVono Property director Adam Landau

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Review: Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery

By Harry Cockburn

Overflowing with some of the world’s most famous paintings, this exhibition has struck gold

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Leaving the EU could cost the British economy £56bn a year, think tank warns

Mon, 23 Mar 2015

We’d need more migrant workers from outside the EU

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10 reasons the Budget was a real letdown

Wed, 18 Mar 2015

George Osborne’s sixth Budget today, much like his grey tie, was boring. Here’s why

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Budget 2015: The key measures for businesses and entrepreneurs

Wed, 18 Mar 2015

A quick digest of the things that will affect your business, taxes and NI