Jessica Thomas started out as a journalist for Trinity Mirror but soon became disenchanted with the industry and moved into PR, where she worked on lifestyle brands Veet and Durex. As Thomas changes her career again, this time to launch her own ecommerce venture, Real Business spoke with the budding entrepreneur about stepping into the online world of women’s fashion with Over My Body.
Advertising and marketing is a very tricky thing to get right for growing businesses. Kantox co-founder Philippe Gelis explains why he's taken a punt on Formula 1 branding.
Following on from Ryanair’s results earlier this month, Easyjet reported an equally strong performance for the year ending September 2014.
The road to entrepreneurship can take many forms and we wanted to share your stories about starting up. Here 11 entrepreneurs talk about how they got their first funding, from tearfully meeting investors at airports to mortgaging the family home.
In social media, conventional wisdom dictates that campaign’s should be reactive, impulsive and fun. However, for financial institutions and insurance companies, this type of approach can seem riddled with risk and the antithesis of normal business practice. Then how should financial institutions and insurers ‘do’ social media? The answer is process and strategy.
I have never considered myself a high-flyer. Even though I started up and chaired my own successful company, the idea that I could be considered a business leader had never really occurred to me.
British businesses risk facing IT damages, according to research from computer solutions provider GFI software, as 40 per cent of employees say failures have been caused by completing personal activities on company devices.
We took a look at the 15 most popular equity-based crowdfunded projects by looking at the percentage funded.
Running low on inspiration for your Secret Santa gift this Christmas in the office? Here are the top 10 Secret Santa gift ideas.
Brits working in the finance sector feel as though their work isn't being recognised by their company as 60 per cent claim to feel undervalued, a study from expenses management service webexpenses shows.
There is an endearing relationship between the British and US, one which businesses on this side of the Atlantic are leveraging to considerable effect. But beware the power of US patriotism.
Can you, or should you, mix business with pleasure? If, like me, you find business to be one of the most reliable sources of pleasure, then the question seems absurd.