Sophie Hobson is the founding editor of LondonlovesBusiness.com. Follow her @sophiehobson and @londonlovesbiz.
Sophie has spent the best part of the last decade interviewing hundreds of entrepreneurs and business leaders, and exploring the mechanisms of business growth. She’s driven by the power business has to create social change, and believes that the future of enterprise depends on sustainability and diversity. She’s fascinated by tech, retail, and the teeming menagerie of wonders that is London.
Sophie has been a commentator on business issues and the London economy for the BBC, Wall Street Journal, LBC Radio and the Londonist, and has written for The Mirror, ITV, South London Press and Travel Weekly.
Before launching LondonlovesBusiness.com, Sophie was one of the founding team of Smarta.com, and helped build it into the UK’s leading small business advice website.
The Scottish people decide their future today in the historical Scottish referendum.A whopping 97% of the electorate are registered to vote – some 4,200,000 people – and as many as 90% of the electorate are expected to vote, though it could of course be even more than that.The
Voting has begun in Scotland as the nation decides on its future.A colossal 97% of the electorate – more than four million people – are registered to vote.The result of the referendum is due to be announced early Friday morning, probably between 6:30am and 7:30am according to Elections Scotland and the BBC.But we might well get an indicator of the result before that, as early as 3am, from running totals.The earliest declarations should come in around 2am, and the l
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There are only three days left until Scotland votes on its independence, and the outcome is more uncertain than ever, while more and more famous faces and commentators weight into the debate in last-ditch attempts to woo swing voters.Here’s all the latest news you need to know about the Scottish referendum from today and the weekend:The polls are now too close to callSome polls are showing that the “Yes” campaign is now ahead, while others show the “No”
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