The growth of alternative finance methods such as peer-to-peer finance and equity crowdfunding have led researchers to predict a British market worth £4.4bn by 2015.
With new research showing that the alternative finance sector could be worth £4.4bn a year by the end of 2015, the report's co-authors explain what the findings mean.
Women want to progress in their careers as much as businesses need to find a solution to the problem that is retaining key female talent. And according to Anna Rasmussen, founder of Open Blend Method, “the key to this solution is businesses acknowledging that productivity at work is impacted by life, and life is impacted by work”.
Egypt’s IT industry is not just thriving, but is transforming into a key driver of the economy. And with prime minister Ibrahim Mehleb stating that "if you provide the technology, people will be equipped with access to education and skills", it's no wonder that tech companies are descending on Cairo.
This week, the Employment Appeal Tribunal confirmed that overtime should be included in holiday pay, a decision which has hit the headlines. But what exactly does that mean for your business?
Cutting EU red tape has saved British businesses in excess of £200m this year.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has come good on a threat issued in July to investigate the personal current account and SME retail banking sectors.
After John Lewis spent over £1m for a Christmas TV advert that has little to nothing to do with the company’s offering, what are retailers really trying to get out of the process?
Business rates can be a huge concern for small and medium-sized businesses. We spoke to the Valuation Office Agency’s experts about what to do it you think the rateable value of your property is incorrect and how the appeal process works.
In 2013, the 'Perkins Review of Engineering Skills' called for urgent action from employers to address the situation. Despite huge efforts from the engineering industry, however, the UK still has a huge STEM skills shortage.
British finance directors feel unable to quantify the return on investment associated with marketing, despite knowing exactly where investments are being made.
Employees in the North of England are less productive than elsewhere in England and there are fewer businesses in the region than the UK average, according to analysis published by the Office of National Statistics yesterday.