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Rich money fistpump

A nation of millionaires? One in 65 UK adults is a millionaire

Thu, 27 Aug 2015| By LLB Reporter

One in 65 UK adults is now a millionaire, Barclays’ prosperity index has revealed.

Dirty money

Are you a tax dodger? HMRC is coming for you, big time

Fri, 21 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Pledge to clamp down on tax evaders

Andy Murray

The three smashing businesses Andy Murray just invested in

Thu, 20 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Tennis champion and World No 2 Andy Murray is on the lookout for businesses with “dedication, hunger and professional standards” to bet his money on.

Executive pay

FTSE 100 bosses earn 183 times MORE than average UK workers

Mon, 17 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

FTSE 100 CEO Pay climbed to £4.964m in 2014

Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar sells out-of-home media business Amscreen

Fri, 14 Aug 2015| By LLB Reporter

Former CBS outdoor boss Tom Goddard has snapped up Lord Sugar’s out-of-home advertising business Amscreen.

Economist magazine

Pearson to sell stake in The Economist for £469m - here are 5 vital facts about its new owner

Wed, 12 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Italian investment group Exor snaps up the 172-year-old magazine

Chris Martin from Coldplay

Coldplay set to spend millions on rescuing part of Kids Company

Mon, 10 Aug 2015| By LLB Reporter

Kids Company needs a messiah and Coldplay might just be the one.

Kids Company

"I'm worried people might kill themselves" - Inside the collapse of Kids Company

Thu, 6 Aug 2015| By LLB Reporter

Will the media have “blood on its hands” as Kids Company closes its doors?

London skyline with Google, Facebook and other logos superimposed onto the skyline

Here's how Britain can build more billion-dollar tech companies

Mon, 3 Aug 2015

The tech sector has never seemed more welcoming for would-be entrepreneurs, says Powa Technologies founder Dan Wagner

Lloyds banking group

Lloyds’ PPI compensation bill reaches £13bn

Fri, 31 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

But the bank still increased profits by 38%

Barclays bank

Barclays profits up 43% to £1.6bn just weeks after sacking CEO Antony Jenkins

Wed, 29 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The bank’s half-year results revealed

Edwina Dunn, founder, Dunnhumby

Edwina Dunn: Tech is no longer a “men-only” industry

Fri, 24 Jul 2015

The Dunnhumby co-founder says it’s vital that a new culture which embraces science and technology is rooted in our education system as well as wider society

CEO of Pimlico Plumbers Charlie Mullins

Charlie Mullins OBE: Britain needs more apprenticeships, not degrees

Thu, 23 Jul 2015

The Pimlico Plumbers founder and CEO says Britain needs to get over its obsession with degrees

David Milner

Tyrrells Crisps CEO David Milner: Turning British entrepreneurial spirit into success abroad

Wed, 22 Jul 2015

Milner on getting more British businesses to export

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