The Green & Black’s co-founder and brand ambassador is a self-confessed pedant. Having built and sold a chocolate empire, Jo Fairley says, "If you care about what you do, you are going to be a control freak, because it’s how you get things done."
The merits of the iPhone vs the BlackBerry are under constant debate here at Real Business. Is the iPhone better value? Does the BlackBerry have better battery life? How useful are the iPhone apps to business? Could we have finally reached a conclusion? Read on to find out.
Having decided that honesty is definitely best policy and written at length to prospective applicant for sales office, explaining pros and cons of both jobs and reasons why it would be impossible to offer more suitable (personality and skills wise) job on shorter hours to suit.
We’ve inteviewed a bunch of entrepreneurs to find out their tried and tested secrets for clinching deals. Want to pull in the business during tough times? Have a read of these gems.
Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyann is one of the world’s richest men. He spent £210m on buying 90 per cent of Manchester City football club last year and has just snapped up a 32 per cent stake in Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic.
While Alistair Darling has hauled in bank bosses to give them a grilling over business lending, Edward Rimmer of Bibby Financial Services warns the Chancellor’s approach could wreak more havoc.
Founder of Mangrove Consulting, Justin Wright, gives Real Business his pick of the top innovative companies and entrepreneurs. This month: No Rock & Roll. In there, like swimwear? Or a soggy setup?