Small businesses located across London are planning to increase the money spent on research and development, but a lack of innovation and STEM skills are holding them back, according to Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
Two-thirds of Brits have never heard of, or know almost nothing about, chancellor George Osborne's Northern Powerhouse, according to a survey commissioned by the BBC.
Deloitte's most recent "European CFO Survey" showed a geographic divide in terms of how confident CFOs were about the financial prospects of their business.
Tech City UK has named law firm Cooley as the legal partner for its Upscale programme, which is designed to help British startups achieve growth alongside coaches including leaders from Skype, Unruly, Zoopla, Graze, Hassle and more.
The Body Coach is, without question, a fine example of how social media can propel the UK's entrepreneurs and small businesses to success. Real Business spoke with founder Joe Wicks about his journey from personal trainer to leader of a multi-million pound enterprise, which all started with Instagram.
Just over a week before the first Autumn Statement address for the new Conservative government, industry body the Institute for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has called for no new introductions which will impact business.
Richard Windsor of Edison Investment Research explains why so-called unicorns that can’t make money are in fact donkeys with little value.
A phrase used in films, magazines and to our loved ones is that “distance makes the heart grow fonder”. But why is this? And can this concept be applied to your business?
The connected living market, which includes the sharing economy, smart meters and more, is set to be worth $1 trillion (£658bn) by 2020 and the UK is set to account for a five per cent share of the market, according to PwC.
In 2014, according to the government’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, there were 5.2m private sector businesses in the UK – 96 per cent of which are small or medium-sized businesses.
Founder of Freeformers, Gi Fernando, challenges the recent news stories and opinions that have surfaced regarding productivity and argues why deep change in the system is needed.
When people talk to young, aspiring entrepreneurs they often ask what innovative and new-age idea they’ve masterminded, expecting a revolutionary response that breaks the mould and changes the way we see the world.