Sophie Schillemore

I cover entrepreneurs and people who create and forge their own living from creating an idea and seeing it through to implementation. Having an idea is the simple part. I started my own clothing enterprise in 2005 and have witnessed the importance of social media in the evolution of business –although I do think the value of Facebook in growing a business is perhaps over played in some quarters. I am constantly looking at new investment opportunities and schemes being introduced to help start-ups get off the ground. I don’t have lots of spare time, but I am partial to cooking and reading, although never at the same time.
Singapore

Expat Guide To Living In Singapore

Singapore is a sleek modern city sitting astride several islands at the end of the Malaysian peninsular. The city has one of the strongest economies

Richer

World’s Wealthy Get Richer Despite COVID

The wealthy have seen their fortunes grow even larger during the coronavirus pandemic. Although the pause button was hit on the world economy and stock

Global Giant Shuts Poor Performing Funds

Investors choosing to pull their cash from wealth manager Jupiter have triggered the closure of two under performing funds. The global investment giant has announced

Claiming UK State Pension As An Expat

Many expats rely on their state pension payments to make ends meet, but can Britain be relied on to top up the payments in line

Bing Ban For 500,000 Cryptocurrency Ads

Microsoft’s internet browser Bing blocked more than 5 million cryptocurrency ads last year. The data was revealed in Microsoft’s annual review of advertising quality. Microsoft