The sharing economy is one of those industry phrases that has many different interpretations, one that will likely secure a firmer definition thanks to the 6 March launch of the Sharing Economy UK trade body. To find out more, Real Business has spoken to Alexandra Depledge, SEUK board member and CEO of Hassle.com, who opened up on what it's like to be a woman in the tech business.
The UK confectionery industry is growing at an extraordinary rate. The latest UKTI figures show this trend is a direct result of increasing overseas demand, with exports of chocolates, sweets and biscuits recently surpassing £1bn for the first time in history.
Output magazine has demonstrated how alternative finance method crowdfunding can be used to prevent businesses from collapsing, as well as providing growth capital.
What mindset will our leaders, workforces, students and young people need to tackle the problems of this century? We've scoured the web for the most quirkiest suggestions.
Younger generations are no longer pinning all their hopes on finding the perfect job – instead taking controlling their destiny and creating a business around a skill, passion or hobby.
Bringing together increasingly prevalent issues such as exporting, funding, team building, acquisitions and big data, the inaugural Value Creation conference on 25 June 2015 will focus exclusively on helping business leaders turn their ventures into high-growth companies.
British Business Bank CEO Keith Morgan makes his argument for funding growth through equity investment, and goes through the various partners the organisation is partnering with to make access easier.
Private sector businesses are nervous of taking on new staff ahead of the general election because of uncertainty over the shape of the next government, new figures show.
As the nation's cricket team racks up big score after big score on the field, SMEs are also taking an interest in the country, but for very different reasons. Each see it as a great export market.
With Mother's Day – which takes place on 15 March 2015 – worth over £400m to the gifts and greetings cards market, purchases via mobile are set to be bigger than ever this year, based on 2014 results.
Want to deliver a really positive customer experience? A little can go a long way according to recent American Express® research.
Described as a "new lending bank for high-growth small and medium-sized companies", OakNorth has recruited a number of high-ranking senior business leaders to its board.