Increasing engagement and making staff feel like they each have a vested interest in operations is a hard shift. Real Business finds out how four different businesses have implemented an employee shareholder scheme to do just that.
Drinks giant Diageo introduced a new supply chain finance scheme as cover for extending payment times to suppliers, according to correspondence obtained by the Forum of Private Business (FPB).
Michael Hewson takes a market-wide look at the major oil companies round the world, and analyses the impact sliding oil prices will have on their revenues and dividends.
A geographical report from Nesta has found the UK's creative industries are distributed unevenly across the country, with 43 per cent of creative economy jobs in London and the south-east.
Oliver's Travels is luxury holiday and wedding company, which now claims to provide the perfect weather on couples' big days through its “cloud-bursting service”.
Social media is the world’s biggest cocktail party and everyone’s there – including your competitors and your potential customers. Here's how you can get started and make the most of social media.
Tech SMEs reported strong growth over the last year. Is the upward trend set to continue?
With a median income of £43k, Britain's freelancers are becoming an increasingly important part of the UK economic growth story.
The fall of inflation and an improving labour market are starting to put more money into consumers pockets, research shows. This could have a positive knock-on effect for SMEs.
Based on a survey of organisations from the UK, France and Germany, a recent FireEye report found that many organisations in Europe are unprepared for and challenged by cost and complexity of compliance with new European Union (EU) security legislation.
Some 44.8 per cent of British businesses had unfilled graduate vacancies in 2013 to 2014, according to the Association of Graduate Recruiters, as AGR members said there were 1,422 positions that were not filled last year – partly due to the rejection of offers.
Maria Dramalioti-Taylor, founder of London-based VC firm AngelLab, shows the scale of the “No Man’s Land” between seed and Series A funding in Europe and argues that despite appearances, it is actually good news for the ecosystem.