The government’s new “super department” BIS has no fewer than 11 ministers, including four entitled to attend Cabinet. Will small businesses get their voices heard in Lord Mandelson’s expanded empire? We get the reaction from entrepreneurs.
Real Business’s legal agony uncle is the team at Mishcon de Reya. The firm tackles legal problems faced by entrepreneurs. This week: employment terms.
Finance directors are, of course, an integral part of any business. But, during a difficult economic climate, the FD is seldom more pivotal. It’s the finance chief who must ensure that the operations are keen, the numbers come through and there are plenty of cash reserves to get a firm through economic hibernation.
A bakery was fined £1,000 plus damages for selling a malt loaf containing a dead mouse this week. The firm, D Hyndman and Son, claimed that the mouse was planted by a rival bakery. Real Business investigates.
Small businesses that bank with Royal Bank of Scotland may be in for a rough time during the coming months under reported plans to transfer thousands of them to a separate division.
Real Business’s resident IT whizz reckons that the new iPhone is the business phone to all business phones. And here’s why.
In the face of incompetence from the government and instability in the economy, McGuire doffs his cap at the young entrepreneurs who are ploughing on regardless.
Sterling is strengthening as the dollar weakens amid more signs the UK economy is improving.
While running old employee/pal, iinto the ground during her last day, getting every little bit of neglected customer service straightened up, am able to continue to pursue other neglected areas.