When a goliath like BT gobbles up a small internet firm, you expect redundancies, rules and piles of regulation. Not so, says PlusNet director Neil Armstrong.
The Black Farmer, Wilfred Emmanuel Jones, took inspiration from Virgin tycoon Richard Branson when he launched his sausage business, using shock tactics to create a memorable brand.
Chirag Shah and Anastasio van Bilderbeek only launched Quadriga last month, but their high octane car rental business is 0-60mph in record time.
I wrote a story about Heathrow Terminal 5 for the May issue of Real Business so I was particularly excited about flying from there to Glasgow this week.
In the space of a week, I met two finance directors that work for two very different companies.
Camaraderie among entrepreneurs – both new and established – is alive and well if Boudiche co-founder Clare Thommen’s experience is anything to go by.
Jonny Gould, founder of sponsored radio broadcaster Sportsmedia.co.uk has yet to feel the effects of the credit crunch, but the recession in 2000 slowed growth to single digits.
This episode became a physical challenge, and only one contestant was going to be the loser.
How on earth did a hippy who received no formal education and spent his childhood travelling around in caravans end up running a £1m bespoke furniture design company?
Boris Johnson, newly elected Mayor of London, will address the CBI Business Summit next month about opportunities for entrepreneurs at the 2012 Olympics. It will be his first major speech to businesses about London 2012.
Depressed. Drifting. Unemployed. Four years ago, the prospects for Norwegian jewellery designer Cathrine Bysheim looked bleak. Now she’s running her own business and is about to crack Australia, thanks to the Prince’s Trust.
Andrew Ferdinando and Simon Read explored a plethora of funding options before deciding to use their own money to launch Hubworking, a company that rents out conference and meeting rooms to small businesses.