With a new CEO at the helm and loans to consumers now surpassing £500m during the year, peer-to-peer finance provider Zopa has much to celebrate – not least the accolade of Growing Business of the Year: Smaller Company at the 2016 Growing Business Awards.
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As the 2015 Growing Business Awards Entrepreneur of the Year, Steve Jackson has one of the most interesting and unique CVs you’re likely to come across, as Real Business found out when we spoke to the winner himself.
By concentrating on local, contained growth and running with a simple idea based on a wealth of veterinary experience, husband and wife team Daniel and Kirsty Forster have hit upon success with their concept The Mobile Vet – an innovative mobile veterinary practice based on the Isle of Wight.
Fresh from being bestowed with the Young Entrepreneur of the Year accolade at the Growing Business Awards, Joe Fogel told us all about his inspiring journey so far.
ClearScore, an online service that gathers, protects and interprets users' credit reports and scores, scooped 2015's Innovator of the Year prize at this year's Growing Business Awards. To find out more, we quizzed CEO Justin Basini.
After pulling together one of the most impressive shortlists in its history, the Growing Business Awards showed once again that the entrepreneurial and business building spirit is alive and well in the UK – with this year's winners showing what kind of impressive growth can be achieved.
From scrap metal dealer, through football club CEO role, to philanthropic business leader – Steve Jackson capped a remarkable career by being named Entrepreneur of the Year at the Real Business Growing Business Awards.
The shortlist for the 2015 Growing Business Awards has been revealed, with leading businesses including UKFast, Tangle Teezer, CommuterClub and JustPark set to battle it out for industry accolades.
Ahead of the 17th annual Growing Business Awards in November, you have until 18 September to nominate the companies which exemplify best in class when it comes to categories including exporting, innovation, brand building and entrepreneurship.
As one of two new categories in this year’s Growing Business Awards, we look at what B2B Business of the Year will be looking to uncover – analysing how attractive the business-to-business space has become for new and existing company builders.
For the 17th year in a row, the Growing Business Awards will bring together the cream of the small and medium-sized British business space for one night, and expose some remarkable stories.
As nominations open for the 2015 Growing Business Awards, Real Business is on the lookout for businesses which could ultimately join an illustrious class including many of today’s market-leading businesses in the UK.