Press and Publicity
Sandford, Goals to Gold
Reading the Markets
14th April 2014
Lee Sandford left school at the age of sixteen to become a footballer—or, more precisely, an apprentice footballer. He turned pro the next year. When he was in his mid-thirties he retired from the g...Read Full Article
Push to beat rivals overtakes need to replace bad economic theory
13th April 2014
Going all-out for maximised growth is often pushed aside
We all have a competitive instinct. Humans’ natural urge is to compete. Rather than do the best for ourselves that we possibly c...Read Full Article
Pro Athlete Lee Sandford Becomes Pro Trader After Kicking Football In 'Goals to Gold'
9th April 2014
Lee Sandford's new book Goals to Gold brings readers through a unique journey from professional footballer to professional trader.
And yes, footballer means soccer player.
Sa...Read Full Article
‘Economics is a broken science’: Dr George Cooper on his new book Money, Blood and Revolution | Video
7th April 2014
World Finance interviews Dr George Cooper, fund manager and author of new book 'Money, Blood and Revolution', about how to fix the broken science of economics
Developing a modern economic...Read Full Article
Book Review and Author Interview
FX Trader Magazine
3rd April 2014
"Diary of a Currency Trader" is an easy to follow journal which reveals the daily operations of a currency trader. Samuel J. Rae reveals his trading approach through a step-by-step, well-illustrated d...Read Full Article
Clone towns: British towns in danger of becoming identical and soulless
25th March 2014
Towns and cities across the country are on a “collision course with mediocrity” within the next few years, one of Britain's top experts on urban regeneration warned yesterday. Millions of Britons ...Read Full Article
19th March 2014
In Wake Up and Sell the Coffee, Martyn Dawes, founder of Coffee Nation, aims to help ambitious entrepreneurs to think big and become tomorrow's high-growth success.
While Britain has a strong en...Read Full Article
Read All About It
19th March 2014
Spark for the Fire is an inspirational book written to encourage those who want to excel. Featuring contributions from creative people such as Nick Park, Academy Award winner and creator of Wallace & ...Read Full Article
Revolutionary fervour: Does economics need a rethink?
7th March 2014
AS THE old joke goes, the questions in economics exams are the same every year; only the answers change. Just 40 years ago, the emergence of stagflation was prompting the monetarists to challenge the ...Read Full Article
Growing up is hard to do… Which is why nobody wants to do it
5th March 2014
Act your age, not your shoe size.
It’s a phrase that has long been used to berate us, both by our parents and by Prince, in his hit single from the ‘80s, Kiss.
But growin...Read Full Article
Risk Management: The Unsung Hero of Currency Trading
Traders Day Trading
4th March 2014
Getting started in the currency markets can initially seem simple, but the vast amount of information available to beginner traders means that it can quickly become daunting. A large number of traders...Read Full Article
The Perils of Business Plans and Money
Fresh Business Thinking
3rd March 2014
When I started Coffee Nation I thought I had found an idea that was good to run with - simple to operate takeaway coffee dispensers installed in newsagents and convenience stores across the UK.
...Read Full Article
27th February 2014
If there is one unnecessary thing that seems to run as undercurrent through the retail foreign exchange industry, it is the human need for complexity. Too many traders cram numerous indicators onto th...Read Full Article
Your Trading Edge
27th February 2014
Have you ever wondered what the world's largest investors rely on to make their decisions? Analysts David Fuller and Eoin Treacy count some of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, pension funds...Read Full Article
How mentors helped Martyn Dawes build £23m Coffee Nation in 10 years
25th February 2014
Why is it some entrepreneurs find it so hard to ask for help? Entrepreneur Martyn Dawes shares how mentors played an integral part in his success
The idea of a coach or mentor may seem at...Read Full Article
The Irish Times
17th February 2014
Here, Dawes charts the story of how he built Coffee Nation from an initial £50,000 personal investment into a business that he sold for £23 million 12 years later. The story starts with him pounding...Read Full Article