The winners of The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise have just been announced for this year. Regarded as the highest official UK awards for British businesses, they are bestowed upon organisations which excel at international trade, innovation or sustainable development.
Frequent comparisons have been made between the worlds of sport and enterprise, whether it be leadership, teamwork or success. As such, Real Business spoke with double Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes to find out her take on the similarities.
Will King, the founder and former chief executive of The King of Shaves Company, has launched his Entrepreneur in Residence Company, providing advice for senior executives from SMEs up to FTSE-listed companies.
Alternative fundraising platform Crowdfunder has conducted research which has revealed that Britain's senior citizens are more likely to pledge money on projects than any other age group.
If an award for worst employee of the month was up for grabs from Ryanair, the airline would surely have no problem issuing it after a sticky-fingered steward stole a passenger's £500 Nikon camera to then list it on eBay.
HMV has returned to the top of the UK music retailer charts, buoyed by a growing number of music lovers buying physical records rather than downloading songs online.
A major recruitment firm is urging the next government not to squeeze the life out of the UK’s "burgeoning" fintech sector by clamping down on immigration.
As the head of a company that works with 3,000 couriers, one of the most important election issues for Patrick Gallagher is fuel duty. He tells us more about what kind of government he'd like.
With a long list of things he'd like to see the next government do after coming into power, entrepreneur Peter Chadha joins our "I'm voting as…" panel to discuss the most important aspects for his company's future prosperity.
The Accelerator Network, a high-growth startup support service, has officially opened for business with a target of delivering guidance to 1,000 UK entrepreneurs each year alongside NatWest, Crowdcube, Dell, Virgin and Visa.
Lesser known export “epicentres”, such as Bradford, are emerging as leaders in the race for international clients and British custom.
In light of the recent surge in new and higher-level apprenticeships, Close Brothers has unveiled plans to contribute towards the cost of apprentices for an initial 20 small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).