Former investment banker Jeff Blue recently took Mike Ashley to the High Court over the non-payment of £14m, which he alleges was part of a verbal agreement promising him money in exchange for doubling the share price of Sports Direct to £8 within three years.
When you’re in need of hiring quickly, it pays to hone those spidey senses. Because while recruitment red flags often pop up when candidates walk through the door, some will only be revealed when you push them off-script.
With the skills shortage across the UK putting pressure on companies to recruit the right staff, it’s perhaps not surprising that permanent starting salaries rose at a sharp and accelerated rate.
Samsung NEXT, a $150m investment fund from the global firm, has opened its first European hub to get behind rising tech companies across the continent.
Unless you have been living in a cave, you will not have escaped the headlines of the Americanism known as the gig economy. This is now an increasingly popular way of working, especially with the millennial generation.
While most of us worry about the impact workplace automation will have, companies within the FTSE 100 already have “high-level” plans in place to make the most of it – but don’t intend to share.
Just as the skills for launching a business can differ from those required for managing successful growth sustainably and continually, there is another critical factor they should monitor.
The Taylor Review is set to shake things up for the gig economy, but is it for better or worse? We canvassed the business landscape for opinion on the matter.
The contact centre industry is growing at a pace – but customer demands and expectations are changing all the time. So, what are the key factors shaping the future and helping businesses to modernise, and how are they impacting on performance?
Nick Hurst joined Artemis Optical at its low point. The business was losing money, but he could see its potential for success. Here’s how his business turnaround was achieved.
Revolut, a two-year-old banking app and Real Business Future 50 victor, has received a $66m Series B investment to supercharge global expansion at an “aggressive” pace.