Watchfinder co-founder Lloyd Amsdon is of the belief that success is about recognising an opportunity when it knocks on your door – and given that the company had a record-breaking year in 2015 with an annual turnover of £55.5m, we’d say he’s done exactly that.
Growth is the goal for many entrepreneurs but building a much bigger business is no easy feat. That's where the CFO comes in – and who better to discuss scaling a company than the head of finance from one of our 2015 Growing Business Awards finalists.
With the British public picking Brexit and an end to its ties with the European Union, Real Business looks at four key laws which govern UK companies – analysing what the future of each could be.
Paul Redmond looks into the direct impact employees’ financial worries are having on workplace performance and the challenges it presents to employers.
What do NASA and Ernest Hemingway’s "The Sun Also Rises" have in common? A tiny typo. But while the book will now fetch its owner quite a hefty sum, to the space agency it meant the failure of Mariner 1.
Having been given the reigns as shadow business secretary and first secretary of state in September 2015, Angela Eagle has joined the likes of Hilary Benn, Heidi Alexander and Chris Byrant in resigning from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s cabinet.
A Lake District property owned by entrepreneur and businessman Duncan Bannatyne is up for grabs following his decision to put the site on the market.
Wanting to solve hunger and food waste at the same time is an admirable goal, and it’s the reason why Iseult Ward launched an app called FoodCloud – and is vying for the winning spot at the £1m VOOM competition finale from Virgin Media Business.
The must-haves for previous generations of SMEs aren’t as important for the new wave of digitally native companies. Spurred on by a stream of Millennials entering the workplace, many smaller businesses are putting off major purchases – or avoiding them entirely.