Funding Circle, a London-based P2P business lending firm, has secured a $150m (£100m) investment to mark one of the biggest venture capital deals in British history.
New research has revealed that managers are taking credit for over half their workforce’s ideas. Not a single supervisor, middle-manager or low-ranking executive said they had never plagiarised ideas to bolster their own reputation or ego.
That a London PA conned her employer out of £17,000 after failing to disclose a previous workplace fraud, has raised the question of whether employers are far too trusting during the recruitment process. But four CEOs have claimed their interview methods has led to "hiring success".
Business leaders need to stay abreast of digital learning opportunities, in particular the benefits offered from the increasingly popular technique of "blended learning".
All eyes are on Apple as it starts shipping the Apple Watch on 24 April, and expectations are high. To recap just how much it has to live up to, and gauge how it'll fare against the company's other offerings, Real Business revisits some stats from the Q1 results and last year's earnings.
The recent Supreme Court judgment in the case of Jetivia SA v Bilta confirmed that where a company is a victim of a fraud or dishonest act committed by its directors, the directors are not able to attribute their unlawful conduct to the company.
A study of British employees has found that people who have sex two or three times a week can earn more than those who are less sexually active.
The Apple brand name has long become synonymous with innovation. Steve Jobs acclaimed this success to his mantra "the user is king". But has the company stepped away from its founder's philosophy? More crucially, can leaders learn from its most recent mistake?
Emerging Crowd is Britain's newest crowdfunding business – albeit one that will allow investors to pump capital into enterprises in emerging markets such as Africa in a savvy move to unlock ROI at a faster pace.
Moving into the world of global investment, the latest business leader to feature in our "I'm voting as…" series is Fraser Thorne – someone who has his eyes set on further international expansion.
Twitter and Facebook have both announced recent changes – Twitter to its policy in dealing with online abuse, and Facebook to its NewsFeed. Unpicking why these changes have been made shows where businesses should be focusing their attention when looking to make improvements.
British hospitality and leisure firms missed out on billions of pounds of extra revenues last year by failing to cater for big spending pensioners.