Venture capital firm Hamilton Bradshaw Real Estate (HBRE) recently backed the UK’s largest fixed cost online estate agency eMoov.co.uk with a seven-figure investment programme over the next 24 months. Real Business talks to eMoov’s founder Russell Quirk and Faisal Butt, co-founder and managing director of HBRE, about their new partnership.
Michael Backes, co-Founder of Liquid Labs, discusses why you should invest in the FinTech sector.
The Government was today urged to throw its weight behind the country's creative industries.
Every new business venture will present multiple challenges for the founder/s throughout its journey to success. Unfortunately, they will crop up when you least expect them to, and no matter how much risk preparation you have primed, there will always be surprises – so expect the unexpected!
The UK's trade deficit – the difference between exports and imports – shrank by £300m in november, but the long-term trends aren't so bright, according to figures released by the Office of National Statistics today.
Technology and e-commerce already play a major role in shaping British shopping habits, but next year the impact is set to be even greater. The UK is slowly moving out of recession and the signs of recovery are everywhere. From August through September, online sales surged 13 per cent in the highest growth rate ever recorded for this period, supported by a 20 per cent year-on-year increase.
Gary Berlyn, MD of The Business Channel.tv, discusses the opportunities that the Indian market presents to British businesses.
Addressing transparency through social networks allows people to see your organisation for everything it is. This takes a commitment to the overall cause, not a short sighted view that the occasional negative interaction will destroy your online reputation.
What do you do if you are owed money by a business and they will not pay you back? The usual route is to apply to Court and if the claim is less than £10,000 you can use the small claims Court. This has the advantage of being cheaper to pursue especially if the debt is disputed and there is a risk you may lose in Court. Claims above £10,000 usually require a solicitor on both sides and there is a risk that if you lose you may end up paying the winners costs as well as your own.