Great column from RB columnist Dan McGuire about young entrepreneurs. Traditionally, entrepreneurs in the US are late bloomers, usually waiting until their thirties or forties to launch businesses. In this country, we’re starting ventures in our teens. Go Blighty!
Traveleyes founder Amar Latif says he may be blind but he’s not short sighted. Here’s why.
A £350 charge for every parking space that small businesses provide for their staff? Has the government gone mad?
Oxford Entrepreneurs founder and serial inventor Alex Hearn has the best definition for “entrepreneur” that Real Business has heard in a while: “Entrepreneurs are people who do left-of-centre things. But do them with a bit of soul.”
Fancy a few jokes on a Friday afternoon? The laughs are back! This week’s offering is, weirdly, mostly jokes about religion and agriculture. Enjoy!
The UK is often criticised for its attitudes to failure in business. In the US, there’s no stigma attached to going bust. American entrepreneurs simply dust themselves off and start again. But the UK does trump the States in one respect: our entrepreneurs start younger, have more independence and, put bluntly, have far bigger balls.
It’s a devastating blow to entrepreneurs running organic food businesses. Could the Food Standards Agency’s latest research, which reveals that organic food is no healthier than other produce, cripple the sector?
Jonathan Savitt’s touchscreen information points will soon be a familiar sight up and down the country. His iStop Kiosks started life as a retail solution, but soon they will be assisting – and in some cases even replacing – public service organisations like JobCentre.
Not even a business owned by Prince Charles can escape the jaws of the credit crunch. His organic food range, Duchy Originals, looks set to be taken over by grocery chain Waitrose.
Research In Motion. RIM. You know, the people who bought us the humble BlackBerry? Yes! They phoned me today!
From online dating to flogging houses: Beeny’s back with a new business idea. Tepilo is an online portal that lets you buy or sell your home, paying zero per cent commission. But will it work?
Woe is me! Having had an fully enthusiastic email back from my job offeree late yesterday, I swayed back and decided that my doubts were not founded and this was great news – we had indeed reached an agreement and were all set so I could offer the other job to the candidate whom I knew would be a good balance… which I duly did.