It's December, which means it's officially Christmas party season. As such, Eventbrite has found that British businesses will spend almost £1bn on festive corporate bashes, but the amount per employee varies greatly based on the region.
After its first product, the Laserlight, went down a storm on Kickstarter and helped propel the business into the cycling limelight, Blaze faced the ominous task of doing it all again. Founder and CEO Emily Brooke told Real Business how the team went about this.
Want to know what the upsides to winning business and industry awards are? Fresh from being named one of the most disruptive British enterprises at the beginning of 2015, Red WigWam's Scott Logie tells us all about his experience.
It's 1 December and Real Business is feeling festive. As we work our way towards Christmas, we're going to count down in an advent-like fashion with a business observation that pertains to the number the date represents. So, what's behind door one?
During a visit to Jaguar Land Rover's Midlands engine plant, George Osborne revealed a £16.6m fund for the automotive company to lead a research and development effort that can lead to 200 local manufacturing jobs.
After a cringeworthy interview revealed that Tinder CEO Sean Rad was upset about an article written by Vanity Fair writer Nancy Sales, she invited Rad to settle their issues via a very public letter.
As the sharing economy revolution rolls on it’s having a profound effect on more and more products and services. Over the last two years, a London-based company called Opendesk has been bringing this change to the world of furniture – think IKEA crossed with Airbnb.
While the share of female employment in large firms has increased dramatically, this hasn't been reflected in the make-up of executive boards.
Interest rates have been low for so long that many managers are out of practice operating with high-interest debt. Now, however, with so much in the global economy suddenly volatile, they may soon face the unfamiliar challenge of funding growth in an environment of rising interest rates.