Less tax, less bureaucracy, a revitalised private equity community and a kick up the derriere of our banks. Richard Branson, one of Britain’s greatest entrepreneurs, gives Real Business his prescription for regeneration.
For celebrity chef and entrepreneur Gordon Ramsay, 2009 is going from bad to worse. After a turbulent year work-wise and personally for Ramsay, some of his restaurants have now been panned by a leading guide.
In a move to expose just how much money ends up in the government’s coffers, London hairdresser Michael Van Clarke has started issuing all customers with a full tax receipt – and he’s urging other retailers and businesses to follow suit.
Chancellor Alistair Darling is urging other members of the G20 not to withdraw their stimulus packages as global economic recovery isn’t necessarily assured.
Jon Moulton, the founder of Alchemy Partners and one of the driving forces of the UK’s private equity industry, sensationally quit today. Here’s what he said about companies outgrowing their management.
You Facebook with the best, you know what a tweet is and you’re legendary when it comes to LinkedIn. But how many of these top 25 social network tools do you use?
Jon Moulton founded private-equity firm Alchemy in 1997 and was due to retire next October, on his 60th birthday. It has just been confirmed with Real Business sister title Real Deals that he’s serving his early resignation. Here’s the letter which reveals why the company is "not what it was".
While Lord Mandelson tries to defend Labour’s efforts to support small businesses during the recession, Britain’s entrepreneurs admit they are continuing to shun the government’s flagship loan scheme.