The British IT & telecoms sector has become an increasingly attractive place to work in the last three years, according to recruitment firm Randstad Technologies, aided by the rise of UK technology hubs like Silicon Roundabout and a change in the curriculum.
Small enterprises and business experts have welcomed the government's announcement today of a "radical" review of business rates system in England – but want to see action soon.
Bulk Powders has released its annual sales figures, achieving a 104 per cent year-on-year growth to hit £9.6m in 2014, and predicts further gains for 2015.
In seven years, the sharing economy has achieved a global value of $15bn – according to Compare and Share's report, its growth rate is outstripping that of Facebook, Google and Yahoo combined.
In order to persuade consumers to part with sensitive information, brands must build trust, act sensitively with the information that consumers have shared, and treat each customer as an individual.
Last year saw London consolidate its position as one of the world’s leading technology hubs. The breakthrough moment was turning potential into significant investment opportunities. Acquisitions and IPOs dominated headlines and sent a clear message to the global investor community: London is producing digital companies that can grow in size and scale and generate revenue in the process.
American battery technology company Satki3 has secured a $20m funding round, with Dyson contributing $15m alone, while other investors included General Motors, Khosla Ventures, Beringea and Itochu.
It serves as the centrepiece at the heart of the government's commitment to make the UK the best place in the world to start and grow a business – the kind of vintage glass of port at the end of a meal it hopes people will be waxing lyrical about in the future. But what exactly is in the Small Business Bill – Real Business has had a look.
Research by Norrie Johnston Recruitment has found that, despite its phenomenal growth, LinkedIn “is not spawning an era of DIY recruitment” due to its numerous limitations. The most dominant shortcomings centre on LinkedIn’s role in senior executive recruitment.
Chris Rothwell, channel development group manager at Microsoft, shares his tips for small businesses looking to boost their online presence.
American businessman Stan Kroenke has acquired new shares in London-based football team Arsenal, increasing the majority shareholding he has in the club.
The "over-hyped" stock market floats of US giants Twitter and Facebook have left UK tech and media SMEs struggling to secure funding from nervous investors.