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August 2019 articles

How to spot a superstar founder: Self-awareness trumps bravado
How to spot a superstar founder: Self-awareness trumps bravado
We all know the scene. The sneaker-wearing tech founder stands there, in front of positive looking charts and graphs. Before [...]
August 21, 2019
The Brexit hysteria is misplaced – humans have always adapted and moved forwards
The Brexit hysteria is misplaced – humans have always adapted and moved forwards
There is a profound oddity about the whole of the Brexit process which rears its ugly head on a continual [...]
August 21, 2019
DEBATE: The average CEO-worker pay ratio is down – so are shareholders winning the debate against excessive pay?
DEBATE: The average CEO-worker pay ratio is down – so are shareholders winning the debate against excessive pay?
The average CEO-worker pay ratio is down – so are shareholders winning the debate against excessive pay? Andrew Ninian, director [...]
August 21, 2019
Stamp duty contortions and eco-warriors with private jets? Welcome to silly season
Stamp duty contortions and eco-warriors with private jets? Welcome to silly season
August is traditionally the  silly season. Brexit makes this year slightly different, of course, but it is good to see [...]
August 21, 2019
Pay cut for FTSE 100 bosses after investors ramp up pressure
Pay cut for FTSE 100 bosses after investors ramp up pressure
FTSE 100 chief executives’ pay packets have dropped sharply according to new figures published this morning, with investors claiming victory [...]
August 21, 2019
City Moves for 21 August – Who’s switching jobs at 4C, Notonthehighstreet and Trustpilot?
City Moves for 21 August – Who’s switching jobs at 4C, Notonthehighstreet and Trustpilot?
Today’s City Moves includes 4C, Notonthehighstreet and Trustpilot. 4C Global data science and marketing technology company 4C has announced that [...]
August 21, 2019
Companies that buy divested assets more likely to outperform index
Companies that buy divested assets more likely to outperform index
Companies that bought carved-out portions of other businesses were more likely to outperform their industry average, a study has found.   [...]
August 21, 2019
Tech startups attract record $6.7bn in foreign investment
Tech startups attract record $6.7bn in foreign investment
British tech companies have attracted more foreign investment in the past seven months than in the whole of 2018, racking [...]
August 21, 2019
Walmart sues Elon Musk’s Tesla after fires blamed on its solar panels
Walmart sues Elon Musk’s Tesla after fires blamed on its solar panels
Retail giant Walmart is suing Elon Musk’s electric car and clean energy business Tesla alleging that solar panels it supplied [...]
August 20, 2019
Grant Shapps indicates support for TfL gaining control of commuter belt
Grant Shapps indicates support for TfL gaining control of commuter belt
Sadiq Khan and transport secretary Grant Shapps held their first meeting yesterday, in which the devolution of commuter lines to [...]
August 20, 2019