Venture capital firm Index Ventures has been supercharged with a $1.25bn fund to support companies across various development phases, while Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has joined the firm as a venture partner.
When employees leave a company the knee-jerk reaction is to blame it on a bad boss. However, new research has revealed that workers leave good bosses too – and that there may actually be a silver lining to their departure.
A report has found that when it comes to business aviation, there’s a soaring demand for private jets and skiing trips in key UK and European markets. If you're looking for a corporate trip, we've got insights on the hotspots.
David Bloxham, managing director at GCS Recruitment suggests what to do when the inevitable happens – a key team member decides they want to leave your company.
Six years ago, Octopus Ventures was responsible for a seed investment in Swiftkey, the British tech company that simplifies the smartphone typing experience. Microsoft has now acquired the firm for a reported $250m, and Octopus’ investment director Jo Oliver has offered Real Business insider knowledge of SwiftKey’s journey from startup to global operation.
Taxi extraordinaire Uber's latest logo change has left a rather vocal part of the Internet befuddled. Gone is the familiar “U,” replaced by something that looks like Pac Man or the Death Star.
To grow your businesses, you’ll need to find new ways of connecting with potential customers online. Find out how you can here.
The New Year always brings about a period of change – and the “New Year, new you” mentality spurs employees to look for greener pastures to see what else the job market can offer. With a fifth of the workforce stating that their New Year’s resolution is to find a new job, businesses need to be wary of losing talent.
Russell Hallam, managing partner at Turbervilles Solicitors, uses his latest legal column for Real Business to provide some invaluable advice for business leaders who don’t want to be caught up in commercial litigation.
Looking to further the export efforts of ten British SMEs, the trade mission Real Business is currently on had an interesting third day featuring a visit to the British Consulate and chat with those in the know at UKTI.