Category Archives: business leaders

It’s good to be the king!

Today over 3.5 million people in Britain run their own business. In 1979 there were only 800,000 companies in the country.   In an interview in today’s Times, Lord Young of Graffham (David Cameron’s adviser on enterprise and former Trade … Continue reading

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Bank error (not in our favour)

In January, Barclays Chief Executive Bob Diamond told the Treasury Select Committee that the banks had done enough apologising. “There was a period of remorse and apology for banks. I think that period needs to be over,” said Diamond (quoted in … Continue reading

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Don’t let the bullies win

The anti-vivisection bullies are on the march again, with a cleverly orchestrated campaign to wipe out medical research using animals in the UK. The last major push by animal ‘rights’ activists in the mid-2000s relied on terror and blackmail, targeted at … Continue reading

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Stand up and be counted

A great Editor’s Letter by Alistair Heath in today’s City AM calling on industry leaders to get out of their executive suites – and state the case for business. I don’t always agree with Alistair Heath: but he’s consistently out … Continue reading

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Bigger than business: my business giants playlist

Can any business leader in history have commanded the following that Steve Jobs attracted in life and now in death? True, Jobs was more than a businessman.  He was a visionary with a clear idea of  how people-friendly technology could … Continue reading

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