Michelle Mone in talks to join Dragons’ Den to ‘inspire people’ following COVID-19

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Michelle Mone has revealed she’s been in secret talks to join Dragons’ Den after previously turning down the show several times. Mone, who recently wrote for us here at Business Matters providing advice to to businesses struggling in the current financial climate hinted she would be open to appearing on the show to ‘inspire people’ following the COVID-19 pandemic. Michelle, 48, became one of the UK’s top businesswomen after founding underwear brand Ultimo in 1996, and is thought to be worth around £50 million. Speaking to The Sun, Michelle said she had been approached to appear on Dragons’ Den several…

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CNBC hires Shead as a tech reporter in London

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Sam SheadCNBC has hired tech reporter Sam Shead in London.He starts on Monday and will be focused on European technology news.Shead has been writing for the BBC News technology desk and Sifted, which is a new startup publication backed by The Financial Times. He previously worked for Business Insider as a Berlin correspondent and as a senior technology reporter in London.He has had other articles published by The Financial Times, Wired, Forbes  and The Guardian, and he’s given interviews to the BBC, Sky News, Al Jazeera, Channel 5, Reuters TV, and Russia Today.

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