Religious employees feel uncomfortable with keeping to their beliefs at work, suggested the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). Christians are deemed as bigots and Jews and Muslims find it hard to take time off for religious holidays. Employers also don't know what actions might count as breaching the Equality Act.
A recent OC&C Strategy Consultant study, which analyses the fastest-growing retailers in the UK and the biggest Western retail markets (the US, France, the Nordics, Germany and the Netherlands), revealed that the UK has been a retail growth hotspot.
After previous Budget or Autumn Statement announcements had their thunder stolen by content details emerging in the days and weeks before, the Treasury has taken steps to prevent it happening again.
As National Apprenticeship Week 2015 draws to an end, it's been revealed that 23,000 new apprentice positions have been promised from employers including Microsoft, Halfords, the Royal Air Force, British Airways, Greene King, Boots and more.
During an apprenticeship event at the House of Commons, British Chambers of Commerce president Nora Senior revealed her career started in roof tiling and offered research from the BCC and also what its plans are to encourage companies to “safeguard” young talent and avoid extinction.
There are numerous challenges for a small business to overcome, whether that's understanding the customer or broadband connectivity, so the UK MD of Xero has sat alongside the leaders of Mumsnet, Cereal Killer Cafe and Wired to discuss how companies can manage the obstacles in their way.
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett's recent appearance on Nick Ferrari's LBC Radio show was the ultimate toe-curling interview.
The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) provides an excellent option for SMEs to raise growth capital by the sale of shares within a regulatory regime specifically designed for their needs. But why should you consider AIM? And what do you need to do in the run up to, and after, a successful flotation?
At 52 per cent, more than half of British businesses claim to have increased the number of female technology employees that have been recruited over the past five years.
As we approach the end of Just Eat’s first year of trading on the stock market, its early progress has been largely positive, rebounding strongly to trade well above its IPO price. But has Just Eat bitten off more than they can chew?
In the lead up to chancellor George Osborne's final Budget announcement before the May general election, Real Business has spoken with 23 entrepreneurs and business leaders to find out what policy would best aid their enterprising efforts.
HONDAPU22 and HONDAPU14 are new additions to the Twitter-verse. No one would have thought it strange had they not been the formula 1 engines of Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen respectively.