Duncan Bannatyne is nothing if not his own man when it comes to judging pitches on Dragons' Den - but it seems to me that his personal portfolio of unreasonable objection
Red Bull value rises faster than the speed of sound
On Sunday, Felix Baumgartner plunged 24 miles from space to earth and became the first human to break the sound barri
So it's nice to know that pop starlet and X Factor judging alumni Dannii Minogue agrees with our selection. She's been blogging enthusiastically about RedDog Design's Bag
We have been in the Wayra academy for nearly four months and it's time for another update.
It was a frosty evening in the Den last night, with all four featured pitches involving some kind of squabble about the entrepreneurs' valuations of their fledgling compa
Yet despite women making positive inroads into sport - and outnumbering men, since 51% of the UK population is female - only 17% of business owners are female.
It's a wo
One of Dragons' Den's consistently fascinating points of interest is the insight it offers into the dynamics of family businesses. According to the Forum of Private Busin
The £80 billion scheme has been split regionally and is already saving businesses £25m.
Banks are noticing the impact too, with RBS and NatWest reporting a 15% increase
borro, which specializes in personal asset lending, has gone from strength to strength since becoming a Smarta 100 winner and will use the extra funds to meet the ever-gr
So who are our winners? The smartest businesses aren't just those making the most money, but those making the most out of a tiny budget, getting seriously creative with t
The Dragons have rarely been genuinely bowled over by a business idea during the current series - and a recurring theme is that they have tended to back personalities mor
British Gas has announced it is to hike household energy bills up by another 6% - which is surprisingly good news for businesses. No one likes a price hike - particularly
The four fighting it out have already beaten more than 55 rivals from across the UK in a two-day live pitching extravaganza, held recently in Liverpool. Entrepreneurs had
Home businesses generate £284bn of the UK's GDP making them the true heroes of our economy. So to continue Smarta and Viking's celebration of these brave entrepreneurs, w
London's One Alfred Place was temporarily transformed into a bustling ideas factory as entrepreneurs crammed into the event to hear the likes of Sam Conniff, founder of L
Anyone 21 years-old and above will now get £6.19 an hour, up from £6.08, but the £4.98 rate for 18-20 year-olds has been frozen as has the £3.68 an hour for workers above
Was it me, or did presenter Evan Davis's wrapping up of last night's Dragons' Den sound like a bit of a rant about Britain's lack of action in stimulating economic growth
The number of targeted cyber attacks on businesses with 250 or fewer employees rose from 18% in 2011 to 36% in 2012, according to a recent intelligence report from softwa
Voting closes in JUST 8 DAYS on Friday 2 November to decide the Smarta 100, together with O2, Business of the Year. And that company will win £10,000, courtesy of O2.
If you're stepping into business today, you may have a whole plethora of technological tools at your fingertips, but a lack of affordable physical space is surely the key
Can you sum up your business?
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