Chancellor George Osborne has given his “northern powerhouse” agenda renewed momentum by handing authorities a large measure of fiscal autonomy.
The nomination window for Future 50 2016 has been opened as Real Business and Everline partner to find disruptive British businesses that are transforming industries.
Corporate risk appetite and sentiment have faded in the face of weakness in emerging economies and global equity markets, suggested Deloitte's latest CFO survey.
While you may become frustrated at the buying power or marketing influence of bigger competitors, one thing you can hold above the heads of corporates is the ability to be closer to customers and react to produce more tailored products.
The Service Directory CEO Gary Maitles spoke to Real Business about the advantages of using an accelerator programme, and how his experience in the care sector led to the creation of his time-saving procurement platform.
Apple and Google placed first and second in Interbrand’s annual 100 “Best Global Brands” report for the third consecutive after growing by 43 per cent and 12 per cent respectively.
The official launch of the £14.8bn Crossrail project is set to have a significant impact on retail and leisure in London's West End, with the rail line driving revenue in the area up by £2.45bn a year.
Some 88 per cent of HR professionals are of the belief that their firm's managers lack the necessary leadership skills for their role.
While it traditionally targets early-stage firms, Octopus Ventures has launched a new $140m Opportunities fund to support high-growth later-stage businesses across Europe, making investments between £250,000 and £25m.
Tech giant Apple has acquired a small company in Cambridge, which specialises in the voice machine interface – indicating both the weaknesses of Siri and where Apple is looking to improve the user experience.
The British shoe industry is putting its best foot forward. Demand from Asia, and customers in other parts of the world looking for luxury and premium products with the Made in Britain label, means that shoe factories in the UK are experiencing growing demand.
If you’re a business that relies on company vehicles, be that conventional cars or commercial vehicles, getting the right insurance is crucial. The wrong policy will cost your business money. Here's how to save money on car insurance.