The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has claimed SMEs account for 99 per cent of all private sector businesses in the UK. Although a large number of these businesses thrive, many SMEs struggle with basic cash flow issues as a result of late payments.
The luxury lingerie business Agent Provocateur was sold for around £30m last week by its private equity owners 3i, in a controversial pre-pack administration to Mike Ashley, the billionaire behind Sports Direct.
To see what’s on offer when it comes to business travel in 2017, Real Business had a look at the Norwegian Premium service and its Silicon Valley offering.
As an employer, you’ll usually throw the salary expectation question at recruits during application stage, but there’s a great misconception among Brits about what people truly earn.
For a young and growing business it may not be high up on the agenda, but Office Space in Town explains why SME corporate social responsibility makes sense.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are the backbone of the UK’s economy, providing the lion’s share of jobs and business in their respective communities. But in light of the changing global economy and the dizzying pace of technological advancement, SMEs need to adapt to survive.
The founders of Candy Kittens, Jamie Laing and Ed Williams, joined Real Business for Black Cab Entrepreneurs, discussing how the business has progressed since raising £300,000 on Seedrs – and the “weird” decision they made after it.
They say business mistakes are a big part of the entrepreneurial journey, but how do you recover from spectacular ones that threaten all of your hard work?
A great deal of economic uncertainty has spread across the world this year already, worrying leaders, and we’re only halfway through March.
Charlie Mullins gives his thoughts on T-Levels, a new technical qualification unveiled in the Spring Budget 2017 to boost skills of young British people.
Having bought black cab booking platform Hailo in July 2016, Daimler’s mytaxi has rebranded its acquisition and launched in London.
Almost two years since Ofcom started its review of digital communications, the regulator finally reached an agreement with BT over Openreach. But what do the experts have to say about this turn of events?