Having been one of the most hotly-debated economic topics in recent years, companies throughout the UK could be rejoicing or commiserating after predicted changes to local business rates.
The ICAEW has cautioned against the decision to raise the audit threshold for UK businesses from £6.5m to £10.5m.
Increasingly, the CFO needs to be seen as a leader within the entire organisation. With this in mind, KPMG sought to find out what challenges they faced, including the expectations CEOs placed on them.
According to firgures released by the City of London Corporation and PwC, the financial services sector contributed more than £66bn in taxes in 2015, amounting to 11 per cent of total government tax receipts.
The spotlight has once again been cast on the importance of apprenticeships with George Osborne’s autumn statement promising to raise £3bn a year to fund three million employer apprenticeships across the UK.
Technology giant Facebook has put diversity at the forefront of its agenda by pairing up with non-profit organisation Inspiring Fifty to champion women in the tech sector.
As regular Real Business readers will know, apprenticeships are at the top of my agenda. However, since the chancellor put the gloss on his Autumn Statement with the details of his apprenticeship levy, there is a real feeling that momentum is growing behind vocational training.
Most of today’s business leaders buy into the theory of “what gets measured gets done”, and invest time in deciding what to measure. However, this is where many businesses struggle.
People want to make a certain impression and impact when it comes to their social media profiles, and that's the same can be said when it comes to a job interview – although those impressions are probably worlds apart. As such, research has found you should think twice about that new selfie.
It might not be what you want to hear after a weekend of over-indulgence, but our advent offering today looks at how US restaurant Olive Garden is offering a seven-week pasta pass for only $100.
As a successful entrepreneur, you know you need a compelling vision, the drive and dedication to realise it, and the knack of bringing other people along with you, be they employees, customers or investors.
Nick Boles has outlined the “four simple steps” for businesses ahead of next year’s National Living Wage introduction, and said that the legislation will allow companies to reward staff “properly”.