With businesses dotted around the globe, Richard Branson is often hopping on and off of planes – so it’s just as well he has a few of his own. And during his latest trip to Australia, he caught one of his workers sound asleep.
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Tennis star Andy Murray has continued his crowdfunding career with Seedrs by serving up a trio of diverse investments, which include a focus on cycling, dogs and beauty.
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Cheshire-headquartered pub restaurant group New World Trading Company (NWTC) has been taken over in a a £50m deal with mid-market private equity firm Graphite Capital.
As the founder of a flourishing entertainment network and holder of an MBE, Jamal Edwards knows what it takes to achieve entrepreneurial success. During a chat with Real Business, the SB.TV boss spoke of his company’s increasing scale and shared some tips for fellow leaders.
British holiday park operator Parkdean Resorts has experienced a sales sizzle, which follows on from a £25m investment commitment to modernise and enhance the luxury of its sites, introducing hot tubs and more to make trips more glamorous for travellers.
Car parking app JustPark previously set the largest investment deal on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube with a £3.5m investment, but it’s been dethroned as digital banking service goHenry has set a new record.
After 160 companies pitched to judges during Virgin Media Business’ 29-hour pitchathon, which set a new Guinness World Record, 40 companies have come out on the other side to reach the semi-finals – inching one step closer to the £1m prize bundle and an audience with Richard Branson.
London-based Hibob, an SME-centric HR platform, has secured a $7.5m seed investment led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners.
Virgin Trains has seemingly taken inspiration from Netflix with the launch of BEAM, a free on-board entertainment platform designed to deliver luxury and convenience with some 200 hours of content for passengers, including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, House of Cards, Top Gear and Frozen.
They say you can choose your friends, not your family – and the same applies to the workplace. Given the choice, most of us would choose different colleagues to the ones we’re lumbered with for eight hours a day. And yet, working with a diverse hodgepodge of individuals is strangely satisfying, and par for the course in a tight-knit office environment.