Denise Massey, MD of the Energy Innovation Centre, discusses why large organisations must embrace collaboration with SMEs in order to drive innovation.
Gaining experience by utilising agency support on the tech side early on, Adam Twidell explains why this approach is now feeding down into PR and marketing.
The outcome of the EU referendum made many nervous, but Colliers International’s Cities of Influence report, which pinpoints London as an attractive place to do business, highlights that we shouldn’t lose faith.
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Telling the tale of her company’s demise exclusively to Real Business, Jan Cavelle explains why not getting the right management team played a big part.
A founder often comes to the point where they think about stepping back from the business. We found out what decisions led to bosses hiring an external CEO.
With the start of the year, staff can feel compelled to search for new horizons rather than climb the ladder within their own organisation. For the employer, this can have an impact on the culture of the company, as well as on its finances – so here’s how to keep those engaged employees from leaving.
When it comes to employees, Enterprise Rent-a-Car drives staff morale and retention by providing progression through a culture of training and internal promotions, Real Business has discovered.
The latest high-profile company to feel the wrath of the government is Debenhams, which was included in the largest list of minimum wage offenders to date.
In the latest Barclays’ SME Hopes and Fears Index, exporting and international business growth opportunities were voted by businesses as the second most important influence on growth in 2017 at 30 per cent.
This year will be one of history’s most intriguing politically, with a wildcard in Donald Trump running the White House and Theresa May bounding towards Brexit, but the motoring sector for SMEs and larger firms is also set to undergo significant shifts.
In Ombudsman Services’ fourth Consumer Action Monitor, it came to light that the telecoms industry had the second most complaints in 2016 – only beaten by the retail sector.
After the chaos on the eve of the self-assessment tax deadline in January, when a technology failure at HMRC cut callers off before they knew if payments had cleared, business owners have an extra incentive to get on top of things. Here’s how to make tax returns easy.