As British Airways plans a 12-day strike over the Christmas period, Real Business looks at the effects that the strikes could have on UK small businesses.
If you think phone apps are only there to wile away the hours playing virtual golf as you wait for a delayed plane, think again. Apps can be more than merely titillating, the can even be useful.
Don’t over-expand, appeal to deep human emotions and ask inconvenient questions; three bits of business advice from entrepreneurs that are holding firm in our recession-stricken times.
Such is the cult of celebrity in the UK that you often forget how people got on telly in the first place. Some (not all) celebrities actually have a skill, and its something of a surprise when they display it.
Indian entrepreneurs are tipping themselves to create the world’s biggest economy within 20 years, according to the latest research.
James Lord is the founder of London-based Love and Lord – and the wedding planner behind Gary Lineker’s recent nuptials. Here’s why “turning away clients” helped to rocket fuel his company’s growth.
Britain’s biggest high-street carpet retailer, Carpetright, today announced a return to sales growth, reporting a rise in pre-tax profit of 15.8 per cent in the first six months of the financial year.
By increasing the percentage of his public-sector contracts from five to 60 per cent during the downturn in the early nineties, Mike Gabriel expanded Lakedale Power Tools while many of his competitors were suffering huge losses. Small wonder he’s sailing through the current recession.