For four generations the entrepreneurial Williams family have successfully reinvented their business to adapt to changing times.
Christian Nellemann, a London-based entrepreneur and founder of XLN Business Services, reminisces about the most impressive student entrepreneurs that have come his way.
Job advertising is a legal minefield that now ranges across emails, in-company notices, TV spots, newspaper and online articles. Considering the number of possible heads of discrimination and how widely it can be interpreted in court, it becomes easy to pick out discriminating terms pertaining at least one of those heads.
At Lenstore, there is a motto: “make every customer happy, every time they order”. It means much more than simply building an outstanding customer services team. Any decision we make, in any department, has the potential to make or break our relationship with a customer.
Merging two companies or acquiring a company has challenges whichever way you look at it. The financial risk and the operational changes alone can keep managers busy for weeks. Unfortunately getting all of that right can all be in vain if the human element is overlooked.
Sometimes we worship the gall of entrepreneurs who think they can change the world. Gall might be important to the successful entrepreneur, but it can also be disruptive to their business.
The Royal Bank of Scotland is dropping its RBS branding to get “back in touch with its Scottish roots”.
The Government's removal of legal enforcements and many financial incentives means that, without significant improvements to the educational offer, the Raising the Participation Age (RPA) reform is at risk of failing.
Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England has announced this morning that the Bank has contingency plans for a 'yes' vote in the Scottish referendum in September.
From this week onwards businesses in Britain's video games industry are eligible to claim for tax relief off their production costs.
3D printing is evolving quickly – though still five years away from mainstream adoption. Gartner research took a look at what we can expect from such technology in the future.
Labour's shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna will today hit out at the performance of the coalition's Regional Growth Fund (RGF), which distributes business funding around the country.