Category: Business

‘Artpreneurs’ are go!

Image copyright ASHLEY LONGSHOREImage caption Ashley Longshore’s art has been bought by Hollywood celebrities Buying a piece of art has long been considered an investment, of time as well as money, requiring visits to...

2,000 jobs under threat at fashion chain

Image copyright Select About 2,000 jobs are under threat as another high street retailer faces tough trading conditions. The company that owns Select, a fashion chain aimed at young women, is seeking a Company...

Social mission

Image caption Nina Kumari and her colleagues want to use technology to help tackle loneliness among older people Would you give up a well-paid job for a six-month contract at living wage, with only...

Gay wedding ban sparks cruise boycott call

Image copyright CarnivalImage caption Carnival’s Queen Mary 2 is registered in Bermuda Carnival Corporation, the cruise operator that owns P&O and Cunard, is facing a boycott from LGBT travellers after halting gay weddings. The...

Billion euro cyber-suspect arrested in Spain

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Sophisticated malware lurked on bank networks and helped the gang steal cash A cyber-crime mastermind suspected of stealing about £870m (€1bn) has been arrested in Spain. The individual is...

Credit card debt growth at 12-year high

Debt on UK credit cards is growing at the fastest rate since before the financial crisis, figures show. The more regular use of these cards for smaller, contactless purchases explains in part the greater...

Raising Kane

Image copyright Getty Images The discovery and development of a potential multi-million pound footballer is never smooth or straightforward. But for professional clubs, finding a young gem who can go on to be a...

Not a shaggy dog story

Image copyright Lily’s KitchenImage caption Henrietta was inspired to set up the firm after her own dog Lily refused to eat her normal food There were times when Henrietta Morrison felt like giving up...