Trademarking your business name is one of the most important steps you can take as a business owner. It ensures your brand and logo are protected from competition and helps you avoid costly lawsuits in the future. Trademarking your name can also prevent others from stealing it, especially if you’re running an online store or other types of business with ...

Entrepreneur and single mother Tanya King has built a successful life for herself in Beverly Hills, California. Tanya grew up in the city of Scarborough near Toronto, Ontario in Canada, the daughter of a hardworking mother who taught her the value of saving money. Tanya attended the University of Toronto, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in ...

Advertising has come a long way since the days of billboards and TV commercials. In the modern age, there are many different ways to effectively advertise your products and reach your target audience. Here are some of the top modern ways to advertise your products. Influencer marketing As a business owner, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest marketing ...

In early 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the Office for National Statistics’ Data Science Campus started working with private mobile phone companies to see how anonymised data could help answer some of the problems that society faced. Dr Arthur Turrell, Acting Director of the ONS Data Science Campus, explains why using this data is important and how ‘faster data’ ...

There seems to be a prevalent belief in the business community that to advance and expand your business, it is essential to have external investment. Raising money, whether through venture capital, seed funding, or angel investment, is taken by many founders to be the default route for growing their companies, but it is certainly not the only path to scaling ...

Business confidence has fallen to a 15-month low as soaring inflation and the associated cost-of-living squeeze pile the pressure on bosses. Corporate sentiment dropped this month to its lowest point since March 2021, when the UK economy was emerging from a second wave of Covid-19, according to a long-running monthly survey by Lloyds Banking Group. The bank said that while ...

Amazon has bowed to pressure from the United Arab Emirates and restricted search results for LGBTQ+-related products such as books and rainbow-coloured flags on its website in the country. The company decided to restrict the searches after being threatened with penalties by the UAE government, according to the New York Times which first reported the story. The news comes as ...

The Bank of England is leaving “all options on the table” including a bigger 50 basis-point interest rate rise to tackle 40-year high inflation, central bank governor Andrew Bailey has warned. Bailey told an audience of global central bankers that rate-setters would leave the door open to more aggressive monetary tightening, despite the gradual pace of rate rises so far ...

Students with top A-level grades will be turned away from universities under the most competitive admissions process in living memory, an expert will say today. Lee Elliot Major, professor of social mobility at Exeter University, believes this year will mark the start of a “new tougher era” in the battle for places and warned that poorer pupils could suffer for ...

Tesco is facing shortages of Heinz baked beans, ketchup and salad cream after a fallout with the US brand over price increases. Heinz has paused supplies of a range of key products over the row, which has already left shelves empty in some stores and items out of stock on Tesco’s website. A Tesco spokesperson said: “With household budgets under ...