Disruption is the business buzzword of the moment and a few companies are disrupting quite as effectively – and as controversially – as Uber, the service that allows you to book a taxi from your mobile.
Imagine having a lower price created for your, on anything you’re about to buy – that is the magic of Flubit.
Understanding consumer behaviour is always going to be high up on the list for retailers and shopping outlets, and although it may be just a bit Big Brother-esque, the rewards are often substantial. But what exactly can we expect?
A majority 87.5 per cent of British SMEs have claimed their financial advisers have never mentioned crowdfunding or P2P lending opportunities, so a new collaborative “finance matchmaker” service from Workspace and Informed Funding looks to change that.
Unilever has launched a new Foundry Ideas programme to crowdsource business ideas from innovators, creatives and designers in a bid to drive sustainable company growth.
Only yesterday, the government announced that businesses signed up to the Prompt Payment Code should pay suppliers within 30 days, or 60 at the latest. But it's already hit its first hurdle.
SMEs are increasingly being targeted by hackers because of their connections to bigger businesses, but still don't understand the risks.
With SMEs and entrepreneurial-type businesses needing to be increasingly flexible and agile, Simon Brooke looks at how interim management positions are becoming more prevalent.
There is an enduring myth that the British household was once a place where people ate together every night of the week, where unhealthy foods were banished from the dinner table.
The re-emergence of geo-economics comes at a time when many states in the developed world – including Europe and the US – faced with high levels of public debt and weak domestic support are choosing to project power through economics rather than military force. This, in turn, is weakening multilateral institutions designed to safeguard the free flow of trade and investment and is giving rise to four trends that could potentially reverse globalisation.
Small and medium-sized businesses could be losing millions of pounds a year because of ineffective management of their fleets of lorries and delivery vans.
UK parenting startup Funifi has introduced a mobile app to make chores a fun experience for children, working in partnership with Unilever through its Foundry scheme, which provides technology innovators support, experience and investment.