Access to justice shouldn't just be for those who can afford it. The FSB's findings show that - with a little help and a focus on driving innovative solutions - small businesses in the UK could unlock a wealth of debt, helping them to grow exponentially.
Litigation funding has been around for a long time, and the face of it is changing. Where it was once seen as a distress purchase, for businesses without the necessary capital to fund costly litigation procedures, it is now being utilised by financially healthy organisations, who would rather avoid risk, choosing instead to use their capital elsewhere.
Successful people come from all backgrounds, you can be a success at any age and men and women have every chance of being a success at what they do. This means that personality traits and actions are more likely to be an indicator of success, and these are some of the traits you will find in a broad range of successful people.
I love a spreadsheet - the more columns, rows and formulae the better. My house renovation budget was tended to daily: it
State funding is being cut, European universities are dropping down the international rankings and less research is being produced... Many European campuses are in very poor functional and physical condition... the time to act is now.
Debt is only as bad as the harm that it causes, which is why the Demos report out today has created a 'Harm Index' measuring the impact of debt. It suggests ways that debt support should be tailored to the individual struggles individuals face, and also argues that lenders who cause the most harm face stronger penalties.
This article is co-authored with Terry Townshend who is Head of Policy at GLOBE International It is not well know that Kazakhstan
Despite setting aside almost £3 billion to compensate businesses affected by the interest rate swap mis-selling scandal, the full bill Britain's banks must pay for mis-selling swap products won't be known for some time.
Warsaw revealed some serious divisions amongst groups of countries, and the language used became ever more heated. Indeed, the negotiations may well have raised the curtain on what will be some very difficult discussions when countries come forward with their 'contributions' from the end of next year.
British banks have paid out only a fraction of the £3 billion designated to compensate SMEs mis-sold interest rate swaps products, drawing criticism from the business world and the financial watchdog.
In my first year, I was informed by a tutor that students who had attended independent schools were more likely to be 'confident' and 'well-prepared' than those who had received a state education, and that this would help propel them through their degrees.
The future is a scary concept. Whether you're a school leaver, the family breadwinner in the prime of your career, or about to enter retirement, it's natural to have concerns about the years to come. Money is the primary area of worry for most people, but there are simple and painless ways to prepare without winning the lottery.
Marussia designer Pat Symonds has addressed the recent concerns over the prize money payout as only the top 10 team will receive any compensation for the performance in the series. Symonds, a long-time F1 man, says that things are very difficult at the team and suggests that all but the top four teams are feeling the economic crunch.
The politicization of banking reforms makes a mockery of the problem at hand. Regulators at all levels should have unchecked power to impose reforms as they see fit. When it comes to regulation, the Basel committee should not be making concessions to the private sector whatsoever.
The crisis of the last few years showed that although credit rating agencies can be useful, they are far from infallible.
The FTSE 250 Index, has been the surprising star performer of 2012, as investors put their money behind companies they are
Occupy Wall Street is heading for its third week of protests. The movement was hesitant in its first steps, but it's now