Insurance entrepreneur Clive Cowdery, founder of investment fund Resolution, is drawing up plans to acquire the Prudential’s UK business.
An entrepreneur is taking on the likes of British Gas, EDF and the other big gas and electricity providers by launching his own low-cost energy company, At Cost Energy.
A survey of Britain’s best small companies to work for was published yesterday, with a Buckinghamshire-based IT reseller coming up on top.
Ruby McGregor-Smith, CEO of FTSE 250 outsourcer MITIE, launched the First Women Awards today with a challenge for UK businesses.
Economists and politicians continue to debate the actual level of growth in the last quarter. In the real world of business, the effects of the recession will continue to be felt for some time – regardless of the stats.
The economic uncertainty of the past 18 months has led to accountants becoming the most trusted source of advice for the majority of entrepreneurs.
"I’m designing a website for my new business. What is the best colour palette targeting the visually impaired?" Our Reputation Doctor has the answers.
After nearly solid 48 hours frantically trying to assemble business and financial reports, get up this morning knowing I can again relax and take care of myself for a bit.
Real Business came across this speech by Ian Barnard, managing director of Cleveland Cascades – manufacturer of retractable loading chutes and winner of the Queen’s Award for Export in 2009. An inspiration to all entrepreneurs out there.
Keep your eye on the clock today – you’re sending everyone home at 5pm sharp. Why? Because today is "Work Your Proper Hours Day".
Entrepreneurs Mitesh Soma of Chemist Direct, Liam Wood of enviro-lights.co.uk and Claire Young of The Apprentice fame are backing a Google initiative to get 100,000 businesses online with a free website by the end of 2010.
When should you be allowed to launch your own business? Is 15 years a little young? Not according to budding entrepreneur Sam Burke, who founded his own recovery business last year.