The House of Commons Library previously warned that “there is no totally accurate, rational or useful way of calculating the percentage of national laws based on or influenced by the EU.” But that hasn't stopped anyone from trying. We've rounded up all the predictions of “just how much legislation in force today originates from the EU”.
In late 2014, Love Home Swap founder Debbie Wosskow wrote a sharing economy report for the government and detailed 30 key recommendations to help the British industry grow and achieve success. One of those was to introduce a trade body to regulate and support the sector, thus the Sharing Economy UK has officially launched in Westminster as of 6 March, with Airbnb, Tech City and other organisations signed up as partners.
With the phoney war of what promises to be one of the most closely-fought and unpredictable general elections already underway, one issue that is attracting increasing interest from small businesses and those who advice them is the fate of Entrepreneurs' Relief
While apprenticeships are increasingly seen as an attractive career path for young people, they still have a way to go before they are viewed with the same esteem as university.
The “paint it pink and it will sell” era is now dying and will soon be buried six feet under. Car brands have spent millions upon millions on campaigns in an effort to attract women. We all remember Honda's “she’s pretty in pink” campaign, right?
In Didier Elzinga's previous role as a Hollywood visual effects chief working on CGI for the likes of Harry Potter, he decided to branch out to start a software business where he could harness his experience as a “glorified psychiatrist.”
In an exclusive interview with Real Business, American-born model Caprice Bourret has revealed that it is her use of social media and reality television stars that yields the most sales.
It is no surprise that 10 March will see a clash between what the courts may say and the coalition want – especially with an election coming up and the administration's need for the business vote.
A major global business organisation has cut its 2015 UK economic growth forecast because firms are scaling back on spending ahead of the general election.