Richard Reed

Richard Reed worked at a senior level in regional newspapers before becoming editor of a business magazine aimed at the start-up market. Since then he has freelanced for business and finance newspapers and magazines, including the Daily Telegraph, Investment Adviser (FT group), and Citywire.

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Business Development Strategy Results Concept
Business development basics

Business development is all about growth – thinking outside the box, outsmarting your rivals, and growing your customer base. No business can afford to stand still in today’s competitive marketplace.

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100 dollar bills
Borrowing to invest: how to access funds

Borrowing smart in a debt-filled world is essential if you want to stay on top of your finances – and it’s easier than you might think.

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the Brexit referendum
UK consumer confidence continues to decline

UK consumer confidence has continued to decline, and is now close to the level it was at immediately after the Brexit referendum, according to a new survey. The YouGov/Cebr Consumer Confidence Index declined by -0.2 points to 107.9 in Ma

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German flag in euro jigsaw
Euro hits new six-month high

The euro has soared to a new six-month high against the dollar on the back of news that German GDP grew at 0.6% in the first quarter of the year.

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£5 note
Bank-note maker De La Rue profits up 2% as company diversifies

UK bank-note printer De La Rue has announced a 2% growth in revenue to £461.7m for the 2016-17 financial year, an increase of £7.2m over the previous year. The Basingstoke-based compan

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Currencies
Dollar recovers from Trump slump as pound falls back

The dollar gained ground on Monday (May 22) as markets realised the recent ‘Trump slump’ sell-off was an overreaction given the US economy’s sound fundamentals. US futures gained slightl

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Facebook fined €110m by EU for misleading officials over WhatsApp takeover

Facebook has been fined €110m (£94m) by the EU for misleading officials over its takeover of WhatsApp in 2014. The European Commission says Facebook knew it would be able to share data

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Crowdfunding
Inject cash into your business with crowdfunding

There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to raising cash, and over the past few years it’s been taking the business world by storm: crowdfunding. Crowdfundin

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Tumour DNA
AstraZeneca jumps 9% on successful anti-cancer drug trials

Successful trials of a new anti-cancer drug saw AstraZeneca’s share price jump 9% on Friday (May 12), reaching a high of 5,202 before easing back to 5176 at the end of the day.

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BT axes 4,000 jobs
BT axes 4,000 jobs as profits fall 19%

BT is to axe 4,000 back-office and managerial jobs and has cut its profit and dividend forecasts after a difficult year, which included an accounting scandal in Italy.

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the parent company of Snapchat
Snap’s picture unclear as Facebook muscles in on act

The long-term picture for social media giant Snap remains unclear after the company posted a huge quarterly loss of $2.2bn on May 10. It was the firs

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non-profit organisations
Fundraising ideas for non-profit organisations

If you’re looking to raise cash for a non-profit – your children’s football club or the local arts centre – there’s never been a better time, thanks to social media.

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