Just months after selling her global flooring business for millions of pounds, Dawn Gibbins MBE has launched Barefoot, a luxury brand providing flooring for the consumer sector.
The first instalment in a series of tips on managing a downturn.
Dedicated readers of Real FD may notice something a little different about the site. Namely that it’s now part of Real Business.
Take two plumbing entrepreneurs from opposite sides of the globe and ask them about the economic downturn. Will their views match up? We quiz Charlie Mullins (pictured) of London-based Pimlico Plumbers and Belinda Smith of Mullane Maintenance in Oz.
God bless Alistair Darling, eh? He really knows how to bring cheer to the nation as we open the weekend papers while tucking into our cereal and toast.
New finance directors have been appointed at Irvine Energy, Advanced Computer Software, TurfTrax and API.
It was never Kristofer Mansson’s intention to launch an online search service for news and current affairs but Silobreaker was an “experiment” that yielded too good a result to ignore.
Dawn Gibbins MBE believes that many would-be entrepreneurs suffer risk aversion. In this article she examines the causes, proposes a "Dare" solution and looks at how people working in a high risk environment cope.
Mark Dixon, founder and CEO of the world’s largest service office provider, dropped a bombshell today when he announced that the FTSE 250 business is to become the latest to leave the UK.
He’s won 55 caps, scoring 31 tries for England during his time playing centre for the national team. But now, Greenwood, sports journalist and commentator, has hung up his boots to advise businesses using sports analogies gleaned throughout his career.
The Scottish brothers who founded Zoom Airlines have blamed the “unprecedented increase” in aviation fuel prices and the economic climate for the airline going bust.
Victoria Wills’s battle with the bulge inspired her to launch Devon-based boutique boot camp NuBeginnings.