Six of the world's largest banks have been fined £3.6bn for manipulating the foreign exchange market – with several records broken in the process. Analysts have started taking a second look at regulations, the trading floor and the culture within banks in general.
Conference call provider Powwownow has 1.7m users worldwide across 85 countries – so what's next on the horizon?
Following the launch of Addison Lee Eco in February 2015, which added 350 hybrid vehicles to its fleet, the company has acquired Climate Cars – a London-based eco-friendly passenger car services. This, the company hopes, will further strengthen its offering to environmentally-conscious customers.
After Labour completely underestimated the influence of Britain's business community, the government's new enterprise team needs to deliver on promises made for a brighter British future.
Mark Tighe, managing director of capital allowances specialists Catax Solutions, discusses what the Conservatives can do to ensure small business owners receive the tax relief each are owed.
In a study compiled by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, media coverage of a chief executive has been found to be a “channel of investor recognition” that can be used to leverage value.
Female entrepreneurs often aren't wild about being referred to as such. Those starting their own businesses often get saddled with a range of bizarre epithets and extra titles that differentiate them from “standard” entrepreneurs.
Two thirds of those earning low pay across the UK are women, as they primarily work in low paying occupations and sectors, and make up 77.5 per cent of part-time employees. The UKCES competitive fund hopes to solve the problem.
According to new research from Emolument, men's bonuses are much higher than women's.
In an effort to embrace the sharing economy and improve London’s air quality and congestion, the “Vision for Car Clubs” initiative has set out what is hoped to be achieved in the coming decade.
Gail Cartmail, assistant general secretary (AGS) at Unite the Union and commissioner for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES), issues a rallying call for fresh ideas to solve the problem of unequal pay in the workplace.
With a new government in place, and in the run up to our annual First Women Awards, the latest Real Business focus will centre on discussing what kind of gender bias still exists – and what can be done to arrest this.