Detailing his experience to Real Business, we heard from a creative industry founder, who has declared the space can be lonely for people of colour.
As we continue profiling entrepreneurs for Black History Month, one founder explains why he was forced to turn away a client who made an outrageous remark.
In addition to leading the business direction and strategy at his firm, Ed Macnair is keen to foster a solid culture too and brings with him lessons from an armed forces background, which shaped his way of thinking.
“I would love to see the day when we don’t need a Black History Month because we are all recognised for our contribution,” says Brenda Gabriel, who has witnessed both racism and sexism in her career.
As Black History Month ends, the final feature in our special series has seen us get feedback directly from the UK’s black entrepreneurs, who have shared their personal journeys.
During good economic times, new business was easier to come by – it didn’t really matter if you lost a client as another waited in the wings. But with uncertainty playing a big factor in the corporate world, many are looking at ways to retain customers.
The market is full of cloud services – but what do they actually offer, and why should you use them over the tolls you already have? It might surprise you to learn that you may already be using a fair few.
Profits aside, week four of The Apprentice was a close one to call. Both teams made awful decisions that suggested they’re complacent – a no-no in business.
The UK has been steeped in a culture of overtime, leading to numerous moments of stress which, when not taken care of, could stack up and place pressure on your mental health.
Having only been in the job a few months before overseeing an ambitious £154m institutional funding round, Cristina Alba Ochoa explained her approach to the process and what it’s like working for OakNorth Bank, a challenger financier.