A Small Business Conciliation Service was amongst the measures unveiled by Sajid Javid, the man in charge of business promotion at a government level, ahead of the Queen’s speech on 27 May.
The latest marketing stunt from Airbnb has seemingly taken inspiration from either the Wizard of Oz or Disney's Up, as a fully-functional floating house has been placed on the River Thames.
Banks are often considered part of the problem for businesses that are struggling to secure money. As such, alternative finance methods – such as crowdfunding – have become a blessing, while venture capital is still a popular way to secure investment. But entrepreneur Mark Pearson has something else in mind – financing a VC firm with the crowd.
The Conservatives have pledged to increase the number of startups to 600,000 a year by 2020. With only 36 per cent of leaders believing politicians understand SMEs, the nation's business owners have set up a manifesto of their own.
Truity Psychometrics carried out a survey of career outcomes among Briggs Myers' 16 personality types to assess if some personality traits are more likely to result in higher earnings or better career progression.
Innovation is a word that’s been heard on the lips of more CEOs, read in more broadsheet papers in the last ten months than ever before. Those businesses that fail to innovate risk death; consider the sad fates of companies like Woolworths, Polaroid, and Blockbuster. But how, as an individual, can you incorporate innovation and creative thinking into your everyday working life?
For businesses considering raising an equity funding round in the near future, Real Business pulls together the investment firms which are most active across the three stages of growth.
The British sharing economy is rapidly picking up speed, so it seems rather fitting that luxury car manufacturer BMW has its foot pressed firmly down to accelerate through the market with ventures like JustPark and DriveNow.
King Digital Entertainment shares fell in pre-market trading after the Candy Crush mobile game maker warned that it would see softer financial results heading into the middle of the year.
Tim Cook has said that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs changed his outlook on what a job should be, and that Jobs' vision for Apple to change the world has come true.
The bank-backed Business Growth Fund (BGF) has breached the £500m of equity investment level three and a half years after its first investment in October 2011, with £250m of that committed in the last year.
British mobile proximity marketing company Proxama, which pushes deals to consumers' smartphones based on their distance to retailers, has secured a deal that will integrate its Bluetooth beacons technology in airports across the UK.