With the London mayoral battle ongoing, Boris Johnson is preparing for a handover, which means the end of #AskBoris. His final Twitter Q&A session with the public has now taken place, so we’ve combed through the chaos to highlight the craziest questions he answered, and ignored, during the last social media confab.
CFOs are likely to become involved in material accounting manipulations because they succumb to CEO pressure, not because they seek immediate financial benefit.
Three friends brainstorming in a Copenhagen loft using an old kitchen door as a desk makes Zendesk’s initial chapter sound a bit like an outtake scene from The Hangover. However, now a billion-dollar company operating around the world, the business has gone from startup to PLC in just seven years.
On 7 March the FCA’s Senior Managers Regime (SMR) for banks, building societies, credit unions and PRA regulated investment firms was introduced – its aim is to make the banking sector more accountable by placing employees under greater accountability.
While on one side a business can’t really claim to have made it unless someone out there has created a gag Twitter account to poke fun at said named company, there is a danger that these channels can do serious damage to a brand.
As National Apprenticeship Week kicks off across Britain to champion the career pathway, Real Business has revealed the UK leaders whose journeys to enterprise greatness started off with apprenticeships.
Twitter is ten years old on 21 March. At first, only a few people got the point of it, but throughout the decade it has become a place for revelations, revolutions and many indiscretions. It’s easy to see why – so we took a look at some of the platform's most iconic moments.
The EU referendum is the biggest political decision to face Britain for a generation. But while the discussion is gaining daily prominence – it is evident that the outcome will have far reaching consequences for business – there are still some companies choosing to remain mute on the topic.
You may wonder what a dog walker knows about social media. It's part of a previous life, but this background has proved very useful in our business's growth.
In the UK business landscape, it’s the big and small organisations that grab the headlines. All too often mid-sized companies are overlooked, but these firms have big corporate ambitions and are the next enterprises in waiting.
No matter how inspired your business idea or how essential your product, if you haven’t put accurate cash flow forecasts in place to help you plan ahead, you live in constant danger of funds suddenly drying up.
With the awareness week now in its ninth year, National Apprenticeship Week is a great time for those with less knowledge on the process to find out how it can benefit their company in a number of different ways – as well as super-charge the economy.