The founder and chairman of boutique technology merchant bank Restoration Partners looks back on his career
Foodie entrepreneurs Eric Partaker and Dan Houghton spill the beans on raising £2.16m through crowdfunding for their Mexican restaurant chain Chilango via a ‘burrito bond’.
Balancing a huge chicken-and-steak-filled burrito in one hand and a pen and notepad in the other – while still maintaining a modicum of decorum – is no easy task, but as […]
The Dragons’ Den star and long-standing IoD member has had a diverse career – from selling ceramics, to running a family travel business, to owning a textile mill. As she collected an honorary doctorate from Bath Spa University, the serial entrepreneur told us what she’s learnt so far.
Location, location, location. That was the first business […]
The value of synergy, sharing and mutual support
The state-funded British Business Bank is helping SMEs secure much-needed finance, says Keith Morgan
First Direct’s chief executive Matt Colebrook on the bank’s secret to coming top of polls for employee loyalty