Innovative technology often takes a long time to get off the ground. Having spent years developing a new approach to testing tyre pressures, WheelRight is starting to gather momentum and attracting the attention of a number of major industry players.
Many have suggested that growing older will slow the mind and the ability to make decisions. However, when it comes to making financial decisions, experience, knowledge, and expertise can compensate for the challenges that age-related deterioration present in finance, according to research from Columbia Business School.
Step aside gentlemen, women are rediscovering whisky. As the percentage of females drinking whisky in the UK steadily increases, past attitudes of women being unable to make whisky are fading away.
The second UK outing of Start Tank, a six-month mentoring programme from PayPal and its Braintree division, has come to an end. The six startups that completed the scheme are now ready to spread their wings, which means PayPal is seeking a new batch of companies for a third incubation period.
Family entertainment giant Disney is set to launch a subscription-based video streaming service in the UK, becoming the biggest media company yet to directly stream its own content online.
Isaac George, SVP & regional head of digital transformation company Happiest Minds UK, discusses the increased number of security threats UK organisations are exposed to following the TalkTalk hack.
Setting up and running a small business is tough enough, but for those with a disability it comes with extra challenges – as Real Business found out.
A demand-driven, people-centric and participatory approach is the key ingredient to the success and sustainability of any developmental projects to build your company's community. Nike and Harley-Davidson are just two of the firms SMEs can learn from.
Certain professions, which we won't name, are often dubbed criminals and crooks. But what about those who find themselves on the wrong side of the law then into a profession? We've highlighted six recognisable individuals who have turned around their situations for the better to dominate the business world.
It’s the late seventies and although I don’t know it yet, I’ve just founded what will become London’s largest independent plumbing company. Short on cash and unable to take an ad in the local paper, I used the only marketing tool I had available – word of mouth.
When Simon Conington, founder of BPS World, tells people what he used to do for a living before he founded the fast-growing global recruitment company, they can’t imagine that the two worlds could be connected in any way.
One of the most difficult aspects of being a HR manager is the ability to acquire and retain the most capable professionals or "talent".