Debra Charles, CEO of Novacroft, talks about the importance of recognising and promoting the equal contribution of women and girls in the sciences, as well as how we can (and should) encourage greater participation of females and aid their career development.
If you're not up to speed in terms of cyber security or social media, then this story may just persuade you to get to grips with both.
We sat down with Norwegian Air's UK head of sales Dominic Tucker to discuss what the airline believes are the chief demands of business travellers and why the US is now easier than ever to access.
What are human factors? If you don’t know, you’re not alone – they’re the cause of 80 per cent of incidents in the workplace. Real Business spoke with Neil Clark, founder of Integrated Human Factors (IHF), about how he applied his experience in the Royal Air Force and engineering to clients like the NHS.
After finding out last year that locating the right employees trumped access to finance as an issue for British FDs, this year’s FDs’ Satisfaction Survey is up and running and sure to reveal equally enlightening opinion.
With growth on its mind, international payments firm World First hired its first CFO, appointing an ICAEW mentor to assist the company in its expansion. As such, we talked to Alexander Filshie about avoiding the common pitfalls in the pursuit to growth, as well as what changes CFOs now face.
SMEs throughout the nation should adopt a progressive approach and voluntarily sign up to be part of any and all future gender pay gap plans, as full disclosure is a bare minimum for a group that accounts for over half of private sector jobs.
The cliché says that the world is not made up of black and white issues but shades of grey. As with most clichés there is an element of truth, a truth that one only truly accepts as you reach a certain stage of maturity. The saying is valid in all aspects of life but I have come to recognise that it is also extremely applicable in business. In business, however, I would think that it is normally referred to as "balance".
Challenger bank Mondo, which is mobile-first by design, is in the midst of a £6m hybrid investment round and wants customers to become investors by contributing £1m through equity crowdfunding service Crowdcube.
Steve Cook, CEO of Empire HR, suggested the high volume of employment tribunal awards for sex discrimination in January was proof that illegal practices in the workplace continued to have a major impact on employers.
Sustainability is not a new concept; from the tax on plastic bags and green businesses to zero waste restaurants and homes, we are all aware of the fragility of our planet’s resources. But why is it important that youngsters are aware of sustainable business concepts though?
You certainly have to be clear from the outset what type of business you want to be – but you don’t need the flashiest all-singing product or marketplace to be able to engage millions.