Are people born with business sense or can be nurtured? We explore the issue in Uganda, Spain and Jordan in this edition of Learning World.
Social innovation is one of the fastest growing trends in Europe. Its founded on the idea that social needs can be met while creating competitiveness
The Belgian region of Wallonia and Tuscany in Italy are officially designated as the EU’s two 'creative districts' – areas with specific policies to
There were 350 people on my boat... I still think about those who fell into the water. I saw a child with his mother. We couldn't save them. A little baby, one year old. In that boat, you couldn't sav
One of the challenges facing Europe is developing education for entrepreneurs. And in Bulgaria, for some years now they have been training young
Europe has set out along the road to a digital economy, but there’s a long way to go and it could be making better progress. While this sector is
French small business owners have marched in Paris and Toulouse in a protest against red tape.
From tobacconists to construction industry bosses
The European Parliament is preparing to vote on a non-binding resoluton that will propose breaking up Google’s search engines from the rest of its
Malaysia, at the heart of the ASEAN group of nations, is ranked among the world’s top 15 most competitive countries. It has become a magnet for
Business Planet looks at what EU Financial Instruments for small and medium sized enterprises are, and how they work.
3Top is a tiny enterprise
The Erasmus For Young Entrepreneurs programme has been going for five years. During this time it has enabled nearly 3,000 participants to learn from
They are in a minority in their own country but cultivate a strong identity. Who are the people of Monaco? We take a look beyond the high life and
The role that small and medium enterprises have to play in reviving growth was the main theme at the third assembly of European SMEs held recently
This week we look at the largest initial public offering of shares in the United Arab Emirates since the global financial crisis.
Combining parenting with developing a fledgling business can be a daunting challenge. But help is at hand with the ‘Mompreneur’ phenomenon that
In this edition of Business Planet we visit London and the Czech Republic to discover how to make the most of the Enterprise Europe Network, a
Economic sanctions are one way that the European Union and the United States hope to get the Kremlin to stop backing pro-Russian separatists in
This time Business Planet is in Manchester to take a look at how a European regulation called REACH, which aims to make the use and production of
What was once an emblem representing fertility and well-being became one of the most-hated logos in Western Europe in the 20th century. But the
Russia has been ordered to pay the shareholders of Yukos, the defunct Russian oil company, $50bn.
The ruling, by the Court of Arbitration, says
It’s not easy for aspiring European SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) to access the funding they need, especially in the early stages. But there
In this edition of Business Planet we see how the European Network of Renewable Energy Source Cooperatives – known as REScoop – is making it easier
Nancy Jones Abeiderrahmane is an English woman living in Mauritania who recently published a book about her extraordinary life in the desert.
The Spanish economy is showing growth again, up 0.4 percent in the first and second quarter of 2014.
One explanation for the growth is the
Panama City, like the country, seems to be in a perpetual state of forward motion.
For five years running it has had 10 percent annual growth and
With the World Cup underway, Brazil has become the destination of thousands of people from around the world. They may have come to support their