If there is one thing that has, more than any other, fundamentally changed how businesses communicate with their customers, it is the group of technologies collectively classified as Web 2.0.
Following claims his father-in-law was guilty of fraud, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay found himself in court this year – this has made it apparent that even having family tied into a business is no guarantee of success or safety.
Having already made a number of equity investments through his Elevation Partners firm, Irish musician Bono has reportedly joined forces with TPG Capital.
While east London has become a mainstay for media and tech startups over the past decade, other areas of the capital have been looking to join the action. The latest movement around Camden has arguably been the most intriguing so far.
KPMG Enterprise has found that a fifth of mid-market companies plan to invest in digital initiatives with an aim of “transforming the customer experience” as the primary objective.
Former Boots senior executive Stuart Cross has built up an unlikely loyal fan base of more than 1,000 business leaders due to his knowledge of music.
Arlette Ricci, grandaughter of Nina Ricci and heir to her perfume and fashion fortune, has been sentenced to prison for tax fraud after hiding money in HSBC's Swiss banking arm. The case has brought the UK's promise to clamp down on tax evasion into question.
The first few key policies that might cross your mind when thinking of the Green Party will probably not involve business or the economy but, as Real Business has found out, it’s a space becoming increasingly relevant for the traditionally environmentally-led party.
More than half of British workers lie to their employers about the amount of overtime they've completed in order to pocket more cash, according to money saving site VoucherCodesPro.co.uk.
Spanish ticketing startup Ticketbis, which provides an online platform for users to buy and sell tickets for events, has raised €3m for its first funding round of 2015.
It’s fair to say that smartphone apps have completely underwhelmed the retail sector, unless you're Ted Baker. But that is going to change significantly in the next few years, with the introduction of a simple technology that changes the game: Beacons, sometimes known as iBeacons, that enable ultra-precise proximity marketing.
With contrasting opinion polls making it hard to determine who will come out top in May's general election, Real Business has been hearing from business leaders on what will be impacting on their decision. Next in line is Adam Tavener, who has spent the last few years disrupting the alternative finance market.