Harry Brünjes first sold, and then bought back, Premier Medical – and the big plans he has for its futures will be detailed in his Founders Diaries columns.
Clothes2order MD Michael Conway was invited to travel to Richard Branson’s Necker Island for five days to soak up sun, sea, and valuable business advice from the Virgin founder himself.
While many businesses continue to invest in solid recruitment strategies, going above and beyond to attract and secure the best talent, the truth remains that sometimes a bad hire does make it through the net.
Workers at retailer John Lewis may have received a bonus equating to five-weeks pay (10 per cent), but the 2016 figure marked a further fall from a high of 20 per cent in 2008.
Taking control of the direction of a company is an exciting act, but requires fast and flexible capital. As part of a Real Business Digital guide, we asked Ash & Lacy why it used asset-based lending.
We hear a lot about the challenges that face businesses up and down the country, but perhaps less about how business owners are tackling them. For some, overcoming these obstacles can be the key to unlocking their ambitions and achieving growth.
Boards must better plan in advance for executive and non-executive positions or risk undermining the company's effectiveness and sustainability, the FRC has warned – especially when it comes to the role of CFO.
When Simon Conington, founder of BPS World, tells people what he used to do for a living before he founded the fast-growing global recruitment company, they can’t imagine that the two worlds could be connected in any way.
Morgan Redwood's latest report has revealed that nearly half of board level staff consider the employee pipeline to be "endless" and that "for everyone who leaves, someone as good or better comes through the door".
They say the entrepreneurial gene is something you're born with, rather than acquired. For David Barker, starting his own business at school wasn't an intentional thing – but was also an endeavour he didn't wait around to pursue further.
When we are all aiming for growth, it is very easy to be led down the old fashioned path of confusing size as the ultimate goal. In today’s world, small is often beautiful.
Organisations have become leaner in the wake of the financial crisis in a bid to save costs, according to CEB. Having such a corporate structure has, however, emerged as one of the main reasons British workers leave their jobs.