Luxury shoe firm Upper Street has found much success both in terms of its latest crowdfunding round and in gaining a loyal following. With the luxury sector being so competitive, we talked to CEO Julia Elliott Brown on how to attract investors and create a customer-centric brand.
New British firm Electric Jukebox has plans to penetrate living rooms across the country with its alternative Spotify concept, which has the backing of celebrity curators including Alesha Dixon and Stephen Fry, as well as a board of heavyweights including leaders from The Brits, Super Group, Visa, Deloitte, TomTom, Universal and more.
What insurance policies do you need for your business? This guide breaks it down.
In an article on Lena Dunham's new site Lenny, actress Jennifer Lawrence has said she is done trying to find the "adorable" way to state her opinion on the gender pay gap – and she's not the only one.
The steady rollout of auto-enrolment has now begun and hundreds of thousands of small businesses are already reaching their deadlines to comply. Here's how to make sure you comply.
Personal appearance and hygiene are important, but British graduates seem to believe that spending more time on grooming than company research is the way to “dazzle” in an interview.
If British businesses are to remain competitive in global markets they, and the education system that underpins the workforce, must recognise data science as not just a gimmick, but rather an integral part of business strategy and wider education agendas.
Given the differences in the way men and women shop, it’s not really a surprise to learn that the genders have very different ideas when it comes to marketing their businesses. With that in mind, 99designs branding experts asked over 700 male and female entrepreneurs their opinions about the importance of various marketing elements; and the results were fascinating.
The implementation of a national living wage, set to come into force in April 2016, has been met with a wave of outcries from UK businesses. Companies will be expected to pay staff £7.20 per hour rising to £9 by 2020.
Business secretary Sajid Javid has announced tough plans to crack down on firms who recruit solely from overseas without advertising in the UK – or even in the English language.
Public speaking can be a stressful situation. But if you master these four key ingredients, you'll knock the ball out of the park with your speech.
They say the entrepreneurial gene is something you're born with, rather than acquired. For David Barker, starting his own business at school wasn't an intentional thing – but was also an endeavour he didn't wait around to pursue further.