Real Business has sought insights on Instagram success for SMEs, speaking with the head of small of medium businesses at the Facebook-owned platform.
The founder of Fever-Tree, Charles Rolls, has cashed in on the growth of his drinks company by offloading 4.5m shares and pocketing £73m in the process.
Now the government has invoked Article 50 and formally started the UK’s withdrawal from the EU single market, SMEs with business concerns are braced for impact.
The manifestos British political parties publish ahead of a vote are pretty long these days, so Real Business has summarised the general election business commitments.
The importance of employee rewards is recognised by an overwhelming majority of UK SMEs, which suggests companies that don’t acknowledge this could have staff retention woes.
Over the past few years, large companies have scrapped traditional annual appraisals, citing it as outdated and irrelevant. These organisations discovered continuous performance reviews are a better fit for millennials – a demographic you cannot afford to ignore.
As his business looks to secure a £100,000 investment through Seedrs, Crua Outdoors CEO Derek O’Sullivan shares his experiences of previous crowdfunding pitch successes.
Whether led by founders, owner-managers or CEOs, some SMEs could do with a bit of a shake-up courtesy of activist investors – that silent assassin that creeps up in the night.