Taking on an apprentice can be great way to help your business grow while at the same time providing a way for young people to earn a wage while combining practical training in a job with studying towards a qualification – as these two firms found out.
Alongside a mighty push from Virgin Money's Jayne-Anne Gadhia, companies in the financial services sector are increasing spend on driving cultural change.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates generally spends his time, and considerable wealth, championing social causes – and the latest has seen him promote fair education through the medium of dance.
Founded in 2003 by Mark Flanagan, who remains managing director of the business, Shieldyourself has garnered itself a reputation for exceptional quality standards – something that was reflected in its attainment of a Commendation for Excellence in 2014. We quizzed Flanagan about how the use of software and apps has enabled the company to beat away the competition.
When asked to write an article on the purpose of gender equality for global brands, I had to pause and ask myself why. After all, you already know that the case for gender equality is clear.
Richard Branson, who has been an advocate of legalising drugs for quite some time, may see the government's war on drugs campaign find the same "success" that firm Virgin Brides did.
With the Easter weekend over, we’ve brought you a round-up of the top ten articles featured on Real Business this week. Today you can expect details on Tottenham Hotspur’s shareholders, the marketing power of contraceptives, and Richard Branson sandwiched in-between.
Things have not been going well for workers at Tata Steel's Port Talbot plant as they have begun to learn where the axe will fall as the company outlines numerous job cuts.
Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has smashed the milestone for £150m of investments for growing businesses, which prompted the five-year-old business to relive its biggest moments in little over five years of operating.
Neil Kinson, VP EMEA, Redwood Software, discusses how the robotics revolution needn’t signal the end of a human workforce as we know it.