Former Tata chairman dies in Indian road accident

BILLIONAIRE businessman Cyrus Mistry, 54, died in a single-vehicle accident in India at the weekend. Another passenger in the car was killed, and two, including...

TikTok now a dead cert for SME owners post-pandemic

MILLENNIAL entrepreneur Anna Jenkins creates bespoke flower tributes for funerals and sells them on TikTok. She also does weddings and baby showers, but funerals...

Loyalty fraud: it’s a thing

BUSINESSES are realising that a top-notch customer experience is the key to staying one step ahead — and fraud rings have begun to target...
Cyber security, computer chip, padlock, ransomware

Research report analyses ransomware attack patterns

AN IT security company has released a threat research report on ransomware between August 2021 and July 2022. Ransomware attacks on educational institutions more than...

Tackling climate hazards head-on with pragmatic, progressive prep

By LARA ALVAREZ CLIMATE hazards are increasing in frequency and severity, posing risk to life, assets, infrastructure, and supply chains. Systemic disruption is driven by policy...

The future of women’s health in the workplace

By GEETA NARGUND HEALTH has been at the forefront of the global agenda over the past two years, with business leaders having to re-evaluate their...

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...
All male board showing a lack of gender diversity

Could matching EU quotas improve UK gender diversity?

By FRANCESCA ANOJA FROM June 2026, all 27 EU member states will have to enforce mandatory quotas that ensure at least 40 percent of non-executive...

Workers hot and bothered by raging summer weather

GETTING hot under the collar? Not surprising, this summer — and maximum workplace temperatures are a hotly contested topic in Britain. There are no clear...

Is standardisation the next big thing in private markets?

By SERKAN FERAH IN RECENT years there has been rapid growth in private markets — and specifically in venture capital. Investments have increased, while founders are...

Latest insolvency figures show a worsening situation for UK

By PATRICE CROSBOURNE DATA for July 2022, published on August 16, show 1,827 corporate insolvencies — 67 percent higher than in the same month the...

Don’t demolish, retrofit: Buildings key to net zero in UK

THE UK’s net zero efforts have so far been defined by industry bodies calling for government action — but retrofitting buildings could be the...