Real Business is currently in attendance at the Sage Summit 2016 in Chicago. Kicking off day one in a memorable fashion to set the tone for the week, former American football star and Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka led the grand opening of the event, which is set to have 15,000 entrepreneurs in attendance.
As retail entrepreneur Phillip Green comes under fire from government select committees for his role in the sale and subsequent collapse of BHS, Real Business looks at five of the most high profile recent investigations.
The Sage Summit is now underway and we learned the provider of accounting technologies is not taking its position lightly, as the firm is on a quest to become the most sought after service provider on the planet, drawing comparisons with Braveheart along the way.
With social media going mad with letters and emails from offices trying to deter employees from catching Pokémon when they are supposed to be working, Chris Cook shares a few tips on ensuring your staff don't "catch 'em all" at work".
It's easy to get fixated on what the terms of any Brexit deal are likely to be, and therefore what kind of market access we are likely to enjoy. We can though be relatively certain that a deal will be worked out that gives UK firms, whether exporting goods or raising capital, access to the EU.
Research from Bottomline Technologies into the UK business payments landscape found that 53 per cent of SMEs have been impacted by financial fraud.
The results of a global survey of business leaders, undertaken to establish the sentiment surrounding robotics, tells a slightly different story in terms of the business perceptions surrounding automation and how open they are to embracing the technology.
Everyone has a ream of excuses or things to blame when it comes to putting off exercise or being unhealthy and apparently employers can now be added to the list!
Starting out in business as a product designer isn’t easy. Far from it. Design is an incredibly competitive profession. While the UK is reasonably supportive of homegrown designers and inventors, the British can struggle to succeed for two main reasons.
Holidays are a time to recharge, have fun and spend time with friends and family. Taking time out of work provides the perfect chance to switch off from the day-to-day routine which is often exhausting for anyone running a small business. However, for many SME owners it is not easy to switch off completely.
Running a business with your partner can be great. There is nothing more rewarding than going into business with someone who you love and trust. So how can you work with your partner without having lots of disputes, and it effecting your work-life?