For the fourth year, Real Business has scoured the UK business landscape and can now bring you 50 companies that are breaking down barriers, creating innovative products and – most importantly – disrupting previously stagnant industries. May we unveil the Everline Future 50 2015.
BT plans to create 1,000 new apprenticeships and graduate jobs for young people across the UK in 2015 and 2016, and prime minister David Cameron has welcomed the recruitment drive and attempt to close the skills gap.
Literature and film have together created some memorable personalities, often providing some valuable insight on how we might go about conducting ourselves in the business world.
Mark Kanji, CEO of London-based Apptivation, has gone from an idea for an app development consultancy to a business turning over £12m inside two years. He shares his journey with us.
The Everline Future 50 2015 took place on 4 March, crowning the 50 of the UK's best and brightest businesses that have disrupted various sectors from augmented reality to cycling to finance to food. With so much innovation in one room, Real Business has combed through social media to recap the online chatter that resulted in #everlinefuture50 trending on Twitter.
In the third of five pieces examining the most important changes or new arrivals to employment law, we take a look at the new Fit for Work programme – a new government initiative set up to help businesses manage sick leave.
the average employee pension contribution to a workplace-defined contribution pension scheme is currently only five per cent, but a CIPD report has found that most employees think they should be saving almost double that.
With the total cost of mental illness estimated at around 3.5 per cent of GDP in Europe, it is an issue that employers can not afford to ignore.
As you will have no doubt noticed when scrolling down your personal Facebook news feed, the number of videos being shared on social media is increasing. This is because video provides the perfect medium for quick, accessible, informative, and most importantly, sharable content.
Attracting the right people is the key to success in the modern business environment. And when we say "right", we mean more than just people with the right skills – hardly anyone is unique in what they can do. We mean people aligned with the company's goals and values.
Most businesses know that intellectual property (IP) is important but many, especially SMEs are not really sure how to make the most of it.
Having cut his teeth in the IT, telecoms, retail and even bar sectors, Dragons' Den investor Peter Jones has now turned his attention to helping brands provide a better customer experience. Real Business finds out more.