A £350 charge for every parking space that small businesses provide for their staff? Has the government gone mad?
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!
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!
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.”
Traveleyes founder Amar Latif says he may be blind but he’s not short sighted. Here’s why.
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.