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.
A survey of 300 business and logistics experts by software provider AEB and the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) University in Germany has found that although many firms collaborate closely with suppliers, the majority are failing to capitalise on the significant opportunities this creates.