Alfa shares soar by a third in biggest UK float of the year

The biggest British float of the year so far got off to a rousing start yesterday when shares in Alfa, the London-based financial software company, shot up by a third....

Tracking the mood of the market can open your eyes to profit

Stock-picking isn’t in fashion. Most people are buying index-tracking funds because the overall market is increasing and has been since 2009....

The bin generation

When it comes to wasting the weekly shop, millennials are the worst offenders. Here’s how to transform the trash into flavourful feasts...

NHS pays advisers £17m for money-saving ideas

NHS chiefs have spent £17 million on consultants hired to draw up plans aimed at plugging the hole in the health service budget....

May warns businesses to share wealth or face tide of populism

Theresa May has told global business leaders that their companies must pay more in tax and less to their executives or face being caught by a surge in populism....

Big business spends £25m on lobbying politicians

Revealed: companies exploit reporting loophole...

Five things you need to know about the business rates raid

Rebecca Bishop has put sausage rolls priced at £8.17 in the window of Two Magpies, the bakery and pizzeria she runs in Southwold, Suffolk. It is a mild-mannered protest at the...

How can one 85–year–old woman set up 25,802 companies?

Barbara Kahan may be the busiest woman in Britain. She is 85 years old, retired and in ill health. Despite this, the former consultant is listed as the founding director of...

Pass it on: the secret of my huge success

These Maserati 100 entrepreneurs have given something back by helping a new generation of start-ups...

Decluttering? Why not raise money fast

If you are having a clear-out and want to make some money selling old CDs, books or last season’s winter coat there is only one way to do it — via...