Local authorities and housing associations are being urged to ramp up their spending with small businesses.
Sainsbury's will award 137,000 team members nationwide a four per cent pay rise on 30 August, marking “the highest pay increase for store colleagues the company has awarded in over a decade”.
According to a new study of alcohol, fresh produce, food and drink producers by Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking – called "Investing for Growth" – English and Welsh food manufacturers are already cooking up recipes for growth both home and abroad.
A severe shortage of chefs is resulting in two curry restaurants closing each week, thus Cobra Beer founder Lord Karan Bilimoria is campaigning to put a stop to the trend and add some spice to the “curry-making craft”.
British entrepreneurs work seven days a week, don’t take a holiday and are stressed out by the responsibility of running their own business, a survey has found.
The Real Business Growing Business Awards, supported by the CBI and held in association with Lloyds Bank, highlights some of the country’s most exciting, innovative and scaleable business models – and we’re currently on the hunt for candidates for the Larger Company of the Year Award (turnover £50m+).
An over-reliance on legacy IT systems that aren't designed to cope with the data-led world we live in has meant the customer journey has suffered, argues Jon Cano-Lopez, CEO of the REaD Group.
Tata Steel’s decision to make 250 people redundant at its Llanwern steel works to cut costs will have an emotional toil on both employer and employees. It should make every boss consider how they would react if they were faced to cut costs because of ailing demand or a lost contract – and here's a guide on how to do it.
The battle between man and machines goes back centuries. Are they taking our jobs? Or are they merely easing our workload? Paul Hennin, director of marketing at Aerohive Networks, believes that it is the latter.
It seems that the cost of employing people in the care sector is only going to increase in the next few years. With that in mind, Thomson Snell & Passmore's Ben Stepney and Alison Antill discuss the basics employers need to stick to in order to comply to regulation.
Scottish businesswoman Michelle Mone has been tasked by the government to revive the spirit of working class entrepreneurialism. With this in mind, we rounded up five of the most successful working class entrepreneurs.
Noticed that your website has experienced a surge in popularity to the point that it's ready to have a meltdown? Using the bustling event industry as a guideline, here's how to manage the increased interest when your web traffic finds itself experiencing an online rush hour.