According to the latest research from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Britain's rate of income inequality has risen faster than any other rich nation.
Online tailoring platform A Suit That Fits is aiming to expand its empire with a £500,000 crowdfunding investment, for five per cent equity, on Crowdcube.
With Busaba featuring in the Real Business 2015 Hot 100 list of fast-growth companies, we decided to get under the skin of the restaurant business and find out just what is making it such hot property.
Despite Marks & Spencer (M&S) shares rising to a seven-year high, the retailer has struggled to turnaround its merchandise division. This setback paved the road for John Dixon, who was in charge of general merchandise, to leave the company and head another business.
The initial response to Amazon's new Prime Day offering a range of deals for its Prime subscribers was lukewarm, but the site announced shoppers bought 398 items every second and a follow-up day would be on the agenda.
With the Rugby World Cup fast approaching and an estimated economic impact of £2.2bn, there are plenty of ways businesses of all shapes and sizes can capitalise on this. Elavon's Hannah Fitzsimons advises on going contactless to avoid a scrum and why diversifying your payment options is a savvy move.
Apple Pay has launched in the UK, enabling iPhone 6 and Apple Watch-wielding Brits to pay for goods with a tap of their device. It can also be used on the London Underground, but TfL has warned users to think twice if their batteries are low, threatening fines.
In his latest endeavour to champion London's traditional taxis, comedian Russell Brand met up with black cab driver Courtney Connell to find out how he thought Uber was failing to put money back into the economy.
Growing faster than any other advanced economy in the last year, the UK’s economic prospects are looking fairly rosy – at least for the time being – and in response, SMEs are making a charge for expansion to reap the rewards.
With the acquisition of E-Car Club by French vehicle rental company Europcar representing the first proper sale of a business which has used crowdfunding to fuel growth, we chart the involvement of one early backer.