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Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia, by Campbell Brewer

Go, Patagonia! Billionaire owner gives firm to charity

BILLIONAIRE Yvon Chouinard, founder of outdoor fashion retailer Patagonia, has given his company to a charitable trust to fight climate change. Under the new structure,...
Lost Boys brewery, George and Jordan

St Albans’ Lost Boys Brewery: finding the path to beer glory

By HAL WILLIAMS LIKE many of the UKs great craft beer manufacturers, the Lost Boys Brewery started as a homebrew. Four co-founders — George Sanderson (head...
Siemens building

Sustainable manufacturing: Three UK businesses working to net-zero

By DAVID TAYLOR The UK government is working towards its pledge to reduce carbon emissions and achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. It has presented a ten-point...
Self driving Uber prototype in San Francisco

Uber über alles? Ride-hailing firm damaged by leaked files

By HEATHER LEAH SMITH DISTURBING details have surfaced surrounding ride-hailing service Uber’s chaotic global expansion period. Uber was founded in the US in 2009; within three...
Revlon Advert 1987

Makeup break-up as Revlon files for bankruptcy

AFTER 90 years in business, cosmetics giant Revlon is filing for bankruptcy in the US. The company had been brought down by a combination of...
Four-day week wooden blocks

Four-day weeks ‘could keep spirits high’

OUR JOBS fill up most of our weekdays — and sometimes our weekends and evenings, too. For many, the idea of settling down with a...
Addison Lee cars

All going well, and green, for London’s Addison Lee

LONDON private hire, courier, and black taxi provider Addison Lee financial results show an adjusted EBITDA of £7.9m for 2021 — two years after...
Broadband contract, exit fees

Opaque contracts, exit fees hit the UK’s broadband subscribers

BROADBAND exit fees and above-inflation price rises should be scrapped as UK customers face a cost-of-living crisis. So says Alex Fitzgerald, CEO and founder of...
Luxury resort, pool, sea, palm tree

The birth of the travel subscription model

By DANA DUNNE THE SIGNIFICANT increase in subscription spending during the pandemic has caught the attention of businesses across the globe. In fact, according to...
Gambling sector 5MLD

Security and gambling sector: ‘costly’ directive gains ground

OPERATORS in the gaming and gambling sector are on average 66 percent of the way through their fifth anti-money laundering directive (5MLD) implementation programmes. That...