Governments must share the blame for Carillion

Governments must share the blame for Carillion

The collapse of Carillion is a sorrowful calamity for the countless innocent people and families caught up in it – the subcontracting firms who will never get paid, the former employees who won’t be able to pay their mortgages, and the users of public service...
Is disruption all it’s cracked up to be?

Is disruption all it’s cracked up to be?

We often hear the message that future success will be built on disruption. Amazon, Apple, Airbnb, Facebook & Google have proved this and traditional industries are in decline we are told. Netflix was a disrupter in the video rental market and put Blockbuster out...
The Budget – November 2017

The Budget – November 2017

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his Budget on 22 November 2017. It was not a scintillating Budget but it was not designed to be that. Many business people are just grateful that it did not contain a lot of unwelcome measurers and so far the...
Creating the foundation for a defensible brand

Creating the foundation for a defensible brand

We are delighted that Seth Matisak, Head of Design at Forward Partners is our guest blogger. In his article Seth discusses the importance of the brand and the ways in which technology entrepreneurs can get this right from the onset. Whilst the opportunity to get your...