Business and Finance Archive

Citigroup Chooses London As the Location For Its Newest Fintech Innovation Hub

The tech hub of London has been chosen by Citigroup as the next location in its innovation lab network, generating new jobs in the City. The London innovation lab has its headquarters located in one of the shared workspaces of WeWork. The lab is set to hire...

This company gives non-smokers paid leave for ‘lost cigarette breaks’

Cheeky cigarette breaks are a common feature of all office environments – but non-smokers in one firm are taking a stand against colleagues who disappear for regular trips outside to light up. The Japanese firm Piala Inc has decided to give non-smoking staff six extra paid leave...

Working for a psycho boss is easy… if you’re one too

Working for a psycho boss is easy… if you’re one too If your boss is a psychopath, don’t worry. The good news is you can still flourish in the workplace — provided you are also a Machiavellian schemer who is wholly devoid of empathy. That is the...

Pound falls on May’s Brexit comments

Pound falls on May’s Brexit comments The value of the pound has fallen to a two-month low against major currencies after Prime Minister Theresa May signalled the UK would pursue a so-called “hard Brexit” from the EU. Sterling fell about 1% across the board. The only currency...

Amazon Business Expands To Germany & India

Amazon Business Exceeds 45K Sellers, Expands To Germany & India E-commerce giant Amazon shared some updated facts and figures about its  sellers in a press release Wednesday, including the number of Amazon Business sellers and customers, while it also shared global expansion news. The company said Amazon...

UK 3q GDP growth revised up to 0.6%

UK third quarter GDP growth revised up to 0.6% The UK economy grew by 0.6% in the third quarter, according to official figures, faster than previous estimates. Growth for the July-to-September period had originally been estimated at 0.5%. New data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)...

Twitter Surprises Wall Street

Twitter Surprises Wall Street With Modest Growth, Lays Off 9% Of Workforce   Twitter is struggling to keep the interest of Wall Street as a standalone company, but its solid third quarter earnings may stem a downward spiral as investors flee the stock on fears its growth has...

The founders of Jimmy Beans Wool

How Two Former Silicon Valley Engineers Amped Up Sales For Their Yarn Company With Subscriptions     This August Laura and Doug Zander, the founders of Jimmy Beans Wool, a small but rapidly growing online yarn retailer based near Reno, Nev., launched what they thought would be...

7 Lessons for Small Businesses

7 Lessons Small Businesses Can Learn From Tech Startups Starting a small business in the United States has never been easier and, in fact, small businesses make up the backbone of the American economy. 9 out of every 10 employees works for one of the 28 million...

Most Expensive Watches

Watches have been a statement piece of jewellery for a long time, and can make some great investment pieces. Take a look at some of the most expensive watches in the world.                              ...