With the latest instalment of our annual Everline Future 50 initiative now only days away, Real Business goes back to its first year and finds out how Secret Escapes, a company billed as "hotel porn", has gone from a disruptive idea to one with a multi-million pound turnover and big plans to further shake up the travel industry.
As part of our annual FDs’ Satisfaction survey, we look to unearth the pain points and successes experienced by finance directors and professionals across the country – and we’ve found that access to finance is not a major worry for them in 2016.
The shares of London-based football club Tottenham Hotspur will, following interest from shareholders, be offered up via a series of auctions hosted through online platform Asset Match.
Britain’s luxury sector is headed for growth according to leaders of high-end brands, as a study reveals the execs believe multiple trends are working in favour of the industry.
A string of factors including the rise of digital efficiencies and increasing salaries will result in the British retail industry cutting up to 900,000 jobs by 2025, the British Retail Consortium has found, and small businesses will feel the strain.
Based on the outcome of last week’s Ofcom report, unless you’re BT, everyone in business should love a bit of competition.
British world number two-ranked tennis player Andy Murray has built on his existing equity crowdfunding commitments by investing in another five early-stage businesses – across a variety of sectors.
Always eager to cover both sides of the argument, Real Business canvassed the opinion of entrepreneurs and business owners on both sides of the European Union membership debate – producing some fascinating and explosive comments.
Fine food lovers will be able to taste cuisine made by cooking gods as luxury hospitality and leisure firm Belmond has recruited a handful of celebrity chefs to produce exclusive dinners on board its premium vintage train throughout the year.
Britain’s retailers must adopt contactless payments for expectant customers or get left behind. Those yet to embrace the tap and go method can learn from food and drink businesses, which are leading the charge.
Business secretary Sajid Javid is overseeing a visit from the Chinese minister of commerce to build investment in the Midlands, which is worth £222bn to the UK economy each year.
The impending April 2016 introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW) has prompted fears of thousands of job cuts, however, Barry Warne, partner and head of employment at hlw Keeble Hawson, urges business owners to think long and hard before shedding workers during the biggest staff shortage and skills gap in recent history.