Knew it would be carnage today – right hand (head of sales) is back but left hand (head of production) and the customer service guy are both on holiday. Am also lacking the albeit-troublesome accounts person who chose to walk out on us last week.
New finance directors have been appointed at companies including Fulcrum Pharma and ProStrakan.
As another series comes to a close, what do entrepreneurs really think of Sir Alan’s choice. Did the right woman win? Does anyone care? Real Business has the lowdown.
The Labour party has been plunged deeper into crisis after winning just 15 per cent of the vote in the European elections, with the BNP claiming its first two seats in Europe.
Pret a Manger founder Julian Metcalfe has amended his company’s policy of using yellowfin and bluefin tuna after being shown a film on fishing methods.
Real Business is in shock. We can’t believe it’s all over! And what a finale: we laughed out loud, we shed a little tear, we salivated furiously… Here’s our take on the last episode of The Apprentice.
Productivity, productivity, productivity: the battle cry of business managers in the current climate. With customers demanding more for less, and the likelihood that you are going to have to deliver it with fewer people, improved productivity has become the Holy Grail.
Just before Alan Sugar delivered the final verdict on Sunday night’s episode of The Apprentice – which attracted nearly ten million viewers – he laid to rest the rumours about his “new role” in Westminster.