The road to entrepreneurship is full of challenges and the one filled with unexpected dead ends. It can look exiting to launch a new idea and change into a business, but it requires many sleepless nights and years of hard work. Moreover, it takes patience to take the right decision at the right time. “An entrepreneur should be patient to wait for the right moment and curious enough to find out and feel that right moment when it comes,” asserts a tech entrepreneur, Philipp Buschmann. Philipp is the CEO of AAZZUR, a company connecting people to financial products and services that are relevant for them so they can manage their money easier and more wisely. A perfect blend of technical excellence and business acumen, Philipp is a serial entrepreneur, who also taken his first venture public. From starting as a developer in financial services to becoming an entrepreneur, Philipp’s … Read the rest
Having been made redundant during the Covid-19 pandemic, Mark Rodgers of Cheese on Towcest’ in Northamptonshire took the plunge and decided to launch his very own online cheesemonger business.
What’s the story behind your business?
I’ve always been obsessed with cheese and have always wanted to be a cheesemonger – I just love cheese and everything about it! A few years ago I started making cheese for friends and family, experimenting with different types and processes. By researching different cheeses and how they were made I developed a deeper understanding of artisan cheeses and the stories behind them including the amazing people who make it.
It was during the first lockdown in 2020 and being on furlough that gave me the push I needed to realise a lifelong dream to become a cheesemonger. I became aware of how the pandemic was affecting the cheese industry with stories of farmers having … Read the rest
Roger Duffield is the President at in2vate LLC® and has a comprehensive insurance background as well as a proven record of excellent communication and vision. Roger holds a track record of implementing a long-term vision and integrating technology to improve insurance requirements. in2vate is a risk management company that specializes in providing education and state of the art technology focused on reducing risk and improving the insurance process. Roger has been president of in2vate for 8 years and prior to that he was a senior leader at multiple large insurance providers. “Roger’s focus is on delivering the best quality of services to their customers.” – Dr. Jennifer Beaman Cohea, Executive Leadership Coach & Trainer Forbes Knowledge Innovation Center & Forbes School of Business & Technology.
It was in the early 1990s that Roger Duffield began to leverage technology to improve efficiency for departmental reporting requirements. He achieved … Read the rest
The FTSE 100 rose above 7,000 this morning for the first time since the end of last February, shortly after the pandemic triggered sharp falls in global stock markets.
The index rose for the fourth session in a row, adding another 46.02 points, or 0.7 per cent, to reach 7,029.52. It was led higher once again by its travel, banking and mining companies, which have been revitalised over winter in anticipation of a sharp bounceback in the global economy.
IAG, the British Airways owner, rose 5½p, or 2.6 per cent, to 212¼p; the high street bank Barclays rose 4½, or 2.5 per cent, to 189¼p; and the Russian steelmaker Evraz gained 12p, or 2.0 per cent, to 626p.
Ivan Sedgwick, investment director at the boutique finance house LGB & Co, said: “With the FTSE’s big weighting in resource stocks and financials, and its exposure to old economy companies, it isn’t … Read the rest
The key to a successful move is properly packed things. In this regard, it is worth considering the right sequence of packing your belongings and furniture. In this article, you will find some helpful tips on how to do it right.
Best Packing Sequence: Useful Tips
Before calling the Los Angeles movers company, you may be interested in packing things yourself to save some costs on your moving. To pack things as quickly as possible, it is necessary to adhere to a certain order:
1) Bed linen and towels
First of all, it is necessary to pack bedclothes and towels, which should be put into bags. They must be appropriately signed because they will be needed first.
A stack of books should include no more than 15-20 pieces. All piles should be carefully wrapped with paper, the free space in the box should be filled with paper or … Read the rest
Naked Wines delivered forecast-beating full-year sales yesterday as the pandemic drove a sea-change in the willingness of American consumers to buy their wine online.
Sales in the United States surpassed £150 million, making it Naked’s biggest market, as lockdowns and other restrictions persuaded American consumers to buy wine over the internet.
In the past wine has been seen in the US as a highly regulated product and Naked said that until the pandemic a lot of people did not realise that they could buy it online. America now represents about 45 per cent of group revenues. Sales growth for the group as a whole reached 68 per cent, implying second-half growth of 60 per cent. Analysts said that while this was below the 79 per cent delivered in the first half, a moderation from the early lockdown highs had been expected.
Nick Devlin, 36, chief executive, said: “Whilst in some … Read the rest
A lot of people often wonder if forex trading can make their money grow. Well, the answer is yes. In fact, it will not only help you make a living but it can also help you make a significant amount of money in the long run. However, you can only do that if you know the industry and you know how to trade.
These days, many people are still skeptical about forex trading because they don’t know much about the field. Thus, they often see no growth in their investments.
This could happen to you too. But, fortunately, you’ve come to the right place as we can give you some tips for a more winning experience. If you’re new to trading, here are some tips you need to know.
Know the Market
Knowing the marking is very important, especially when you’re trading. Without knowing how the market works, you’re prone … Read the rest
The social media giants have found themselves in the news again, and not for positive reasons.
Earlier this month, it was widely reported that details of more than 530 million Facebook users worldwide have been made available online, including phone numbers and some email addresses. The data supposedly even included CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s own mobile number. And just days later, the data of up to 500 million LinkedIn users was alleged to have been put up for sale online.
The companies’ reactions were similar. Both denied any wrongdoing on their part or even that there had been any breach of their security. Instead, they argued that the data came from publicly available sources. Nevertheless, a number of regulators around the world have opened investigations into the Facebook incident. So what exactly is going on?
In a detailed response, Facebook argued that this data had been ‘scraped’ from publicly available information, … Read the rest
Set up under the 2005 Gambling Act in 2007, the UK Gambling Commission is the main licensing authority and the gambling regulator in the United Kingdom. This national gambling watchdog has progressed with the gambling field making it one of the most respected regulators in the world. Several foreign and domestic gambling operators hold, therefore licenses from this powerful entity, and mind that the companies regulated by this renowned regulator have often built a good reputation among the customers.
Working at the Gambling Commission is a great opportunity to enhance the gambling industry’s future in this sovereign state. With the growth of this body, you can, thus, make a career as multiple job vacancies can be interesting. Here are the top job opportunities to start your career in this UK powerful gambling regulator.
GamStop Policy Manager
Policy Managing is among the careers people look for in a match. The role … Read the rest
The value of the cryptocurrency bitcoin has surged to a record high, reaching $63,000 (£45,800).
The cryptocurrency, which has risen in value by 450% in the last six months, continued to climb by a further 5% during trading on Tuesday.
Bitcoin’s price has more than doubled since the start of 2021. The digital currency has been on a rollercoaster ride in the last year, and was trading at about only $7,000 in April 2020.
The smaller, rival cryptocurrency Ethereum also rose on Tuesday, reaching its own record high of $2,205.
The fresh records were set a day before the launch of the US’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, on Wall Street’s tech-heavy Nasdaq stock exchange.
Coinbase’s listing has been viewed by cryptocurrency fans as another sign of its growing mainstream acceptance among investors and financial institutions, and as a means of payment.
The price of bitcoin soared towards $60,000 in February … Read the rest