Friday 1 April 2016 marks April Fools’ Day and two-thirds of Brits are planning to take part in the pranking extravaganza, while 51 per cent will direct their tricks at colleagues. With tomfoolery rife, we’ve got the five top set-ups that are likely in store for you.
Lisa Cunningham, director of community investment at Business Connectors, explores five ways she's learned from the Business Connector programme that SMEs can get to grips with local issues.
February showed the first decrease in numbers of new jobs that we have seen come onto the British market place. And while Brexit is getting the blame for causing uncertainty in the market place, could it not possibly have some link to the subdued growth that has been happening since slightly before this all flared up?
Real Business caught up with Mash Direct founder Martin Hamilton to find out how he intends to ensure business success and how the unsuspecting Middle East became a popular client.
Over the past decade, organisations have stepped up their defences against criminal activity. With a commitment to protecting customers and their data, businesses are increasingly improving this line of defence as cyber attacks grow more sophisticated.
From floating duck houses to breast implants, Real Business unveils five of the most outrageous expenses claims from around the world.
Our increasing forgetfulness won't be our downfall, research has suggested. In fact, it may lead us to be more creative instead.
Not content with resting on their laurels, the leaders of Turtle Wax and Ripmax explained why they went in search of a finance supplier and credit line that would provide the ammunition needed to be even more ambitious.
There is more pressure on market leaders to be innovative now than ever before. We are living through a period of seismic change and getting used to seeing highly disruptive and innovative new entrants destroy incumbent businesses and turn whole categories upside down.
With zero-hours contracts being of great debate in the UK, Real Business took a look at how four countries across the world decided to tackle the global rise of "precarious work".
There aren’t many businesses out there that actively incentivise staff to p%*s off existing customers and go aggressively in search of new ones, so why do health clubs like Virgin Active pursue this strategy with such enthusiasm?
South Korean mobile giant Samsung wants to restructure its internal operations in a bid to create a startup culture and, while it sounds like the corporate equivalent of a mid-life crisis, it actually makes sense.