With less than one week to go before the Conservative Party Conference, the entrepreneur behind Glasses Direct – Jamie Murray Wells – calls on David Cameron to set out his strategy for supporting the country’s entrepreneurs.
It sounds like a bad joke but believe me, the punchline is a killer lesson for businesses. I’ve just got back from a fortnight in sunny Florida. The first holiday I’ve had in five years since starting my own business. And you know what, Brad fans? It was educational to say the least.
Addison Lee chairman John Griffin tells Real Business how his background in accountancy has helped him keep a tight rein on finances at his £175m-turnover London taxi company.
The inimitable Brad Burton has just returned from a fortnight stint in the sunshine state. But this was no ordinary holiday for the 4Networking founder. Burton was on a fact-finding mission to discover what makes Disney World a standout business (and whether Hooters is as "family friendly" as they say). Here’s what he discovered.
The entrepreneur behind cult fashion label Jimmy Choo is set to form an alliance with the Swedish high-street brand. Mellon will design a bespoke range for 200 H&M stores worldwide, launching on November 14.
At the inaugural Real Business/League Managers Association annual management conference last week, turnaround expert and former chief executive of Asda Archie Norman hit out at entrepreneurs trying to compete in a “popularity contests”.
Wendy White founded website builder Moonfruit in 1999. After a brief sabbatical (to have a baby!), White returned as marketing director for the firm and embarked on a social networking campaign to boost user rates and sales. Twitter proved one of the most lucrative and useful mediums for the internet firm. Here’s why.