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.
Finding talent is still a difficult endeavour and without a strong and visible investment in recruitment, organisations will not survive in today’s competitive marketplace. However, women represent the most powerful, yet untapped talent resource we have – and are leading the pact in terms of boosting the economy.
Despite mild hysteria amongst Instagrammers, here’s why new planned changes to the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app presents huge opportunity for marketers.
Job marketplace Glassdoor has revealed the ten toughest interview questions of 2016. They were whittled down from thousands of conundrums posed by British businesses to unwitting candidates – many of whom had some equally unique responses.
When it comes to expanding your business overseas, simply finding or transferring the right staff isn’t the only consideration. Relocating to a new country is a life-change for an employee, and supporting them through this process is vital in ensuring that they perform to the best of their ability, and stay in the role.
Britain's capital has been the epicentre of a craft beer revolution, and the success that breweries such as The Camden Town Brewery or The Kernel Brewery have had has encouraged more startups to be established.
Stanford Graduate School of Business came to London in 2015 with its Ignite scheme for UK STEM entrepreneurs. The Californian university now returns to the British capital for year two – boasting graduates from ASOS, BP, Marks and Spencer and more.
In the UK we can often feel that getting "help" is seen as a sign of weakness. Although help can come in many forms, sourcing a finance solution for your business can fall within this bracket, despite it being for growth.
Whatever you think of the Conservatives, their focus on building the “Northern Powerhouse” has been much welcomed here in Newcastle, taking us one step closer to challenging the capital.