Ex-chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne has besmirched his former title, The City Grump explained in his latest column.
The Spring Budget was the chancellor’s opportunity to instil boost business confidence and get them spending, hiring and investing. Unfortunately, the result was underwhelming.
In the last 12 months, it has become abundantly clear that cyber security threats are a business concern, not an IT or PR issue.
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In a convenience-driven society, the chatbot is absolutely essential for keeping customers engaged and satisfied with your brand.
Access to increasing levels of customer data has been a real game changer for businesses in recent years, but will it be possible to remain more personalised in an age of privacy?
There has been huge outcry around government changes to the business rate that kicks in next month, which chancellor Philip Hammond tried to soften in his Spring Budget.
Prior to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the EU Data Protection Directive made headlines in 1995 as the first official set of rules governing consumer privacy. But since then, we have become more connected than ever before.
In the wake of International Women’s Day, which takes place annually on 8 March and calls for people globally to come together and promote a more inclusive world of gender equality, it seems timely to take a step back and remember that gender diversity in the workplace is far more than just a box-ticking exercise.
In an exclusive with Real Business, it’s been revealed that Sharing Economy UK founder Debbie Wosskow has stood down as chair, which will see the trade body join the CBI, effectively reflecting the sector’s importance to British business.
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.
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.