We need more female entrepreneurs. Universities can help create them | Alice Gast and Alexsis de Raadt St James

Budding female entrepreneurs can overcome the gender funding gap with targeted support from universitiesSamuel Beckett’s “Try again. Fail again. Fail better” has inspired generations of entrepreneurs. But who gets to try, fail and fail again? Men. For …

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‘It could be terrible for us’: how one British high street is preparing for Brexit

York’s Bishopthorpe Road has gone from strength to strength in recent years. But can its shopkeepers overcome their latest and perhaps greatest challenge?In a tiny, windowless back office, Dan Ebdon is hunched over a computer screen. “I’m trying to fin…

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One man’s fight exposes the greed that still drives big banks | Kevin McKenna

John Guidi, bankrupted by mis-sold loans, today starts a hunger strike outside the Clydesdale Bank’s headquartersFew other issues seemed to define the essential wickedness at the heart of unrestrained capitalism than the conduct of the banking industry…

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One man’s fight exposes the greed that still drives big banks | Kevin McKenna

John Guidi, bankrupted by mis-sold loans, today starts a hunger strike outside the Clydesdale Bank’s headquartersFew other issues seemed to define the essential wickedness at the heart of unrestrained capitalism than the conduct of the banking industry…

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No-deal Brexit: UK firms ‘praying’ for article 50 extension, says KPMG

CBI says business is ‘stuck in neutral’ with low confidence and diverted investment hurting firmsBritish firms are “praying for an extension to article 50” rather than face a no-deal Brexit as it emerged that foreign investment has fallen steeply and t…

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