There is no doubt that the provision of an employer-sponsored pension scheme can be a very useful tool in both recruiting and retaining the right staff. Certainly, most employees are now well aware of the need for appropriate pension provision.
Entrepreneurs are going to save the UK. Fact. But this great article from Camilla Cavendish in the Times asks whether the government is putting too many hurdles in your way.
Rankin has photographed the cream of Britain’s famous and fabulous, from Kylie to the Queen. But now he’s turned his lens to a new subject: entrepreneurs.
We’re heading into a grim downturn and still many small businesses can’t get decent broadband connection. At least the much-anticipated Digital Britain report has noticed.
Mike Welch, founder of tyre retailer BlackCircles.com, tells RB how a deal with Emap inflated his revenues.
Bannatyne is the quintessential entrepreneur: ambitious, opportunistic and tenacious. But no one else in his family has the same business drive. "And I don’t care," he tells RB.
In these times of constant change in the workplace, the skills of behavioural flexibility are highly valued; the ability to self-motivate, self-monitor and do what is needed to stay on course to manage work and health.
I feel it only fair to warn you: those of you suffering from bladder weakness must look away now. Because this is quite possibly the most hilarious complaint letter RB has ever seen.
During a recession, your little back book becomes even more invaluable. Build up your contacts by networking like a demon: these tips will show you how.
Real Business agony uncle Anthony Holmes can help with your recession-time strategising. Every fortnight he’ll tackle another restructuring problem faced by entrepreneurs. This week: coping with the recession.
News has spread of the largest data theft in Britain, with hackers allegedly gaining access to confidential details provided by 4.5 million jobseekers on recruitment site Monster.co.uk. “This is the second time it has suffered a security breach,” comments Nick Garlick, co-founder of Nebulas Security. “A third strike could put Monster out of business.”
Box Telematics executive chairman and owner June Reynolds-Lacey left school with only 5 CSEs but is now running a business worth £23.8m that’s resisting the downturn.