How charity apps may be making us more generous

Image copyright Victoria Alderman Image caption Victoria Alderman likes the "effortless" experience of donating through an app Every time Victoria Alderman eats out, she donates 10% of the bill to fight hunger and malnutrition via a charitable giving app.And each time the 25-year-old receptionist from Cambridge, Massachusetts, takes an Uber 2% of the cost of…

Bonmarché predicts deeper losses

Image copyright Geography Photos Clothing chain Bonmarché is warning losses could reach £5-6m this year, far worse than the £4m loss previously predicted. The warning, in a trading update to investors, is the third in six months from the Yorkshire-based firm.Bonmarché, which has 312 outlets specialising in clothing for the over-50s, said sales post-Christmas had…

'Staff should treat a business as if it were their own'

Brothers Rob and Paul Forkan started in business by making flip-flops. Now their brand, Gandys, has four London stores and employs 50 staff. Rob says a company is more likely to succeed if staff treat a business as if it were their own business.Video journalist: Jeremy HowellSee more at CEO Secrets.

Teaching machines to write better adverts than humans

Image copyright Dentsu Aegis Image caption Audrey Kuah says her firm is trying to teach ad copy programs to be more creative Machines are now writing advertising copy as well as basic news reports, but are their efforts any good and can they be taught to be more inventive?"Have a suite stay" read an ad…

The model swapping fast fashion for sustainability

Video A model thinks she can persuade people to swap clothes instead of buying new ones. Simon Browning reports.

Strictly to stately: Chancellor Rishi Sunak can learn from late replacements

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rishi Sunak became chancellor after Boris Johnson's cabinet reshuffle Four weeks ago, Rishi Sunak had no idea he would be delivering the Budget on 11 March. Then Sajid Javid resigned, Mr Sunak was promoted to chancellor and the stage was set.In between making cups of tea, he has been given…