Despite a drop in the number of companies with all-male boards, the team behind the government-backed Hampton-Alexander Review uncovered shocking reasons why chairs and CEOs are unwilling to appoint more women.
On a mission to make it easy for consumers to find the perfect local service provider online, entrepreneurs Andrew Michael and Kai Feller set up Bark.com in 2015. Real Business caught up with Feller, who revealed how to nurture innovation and drive growth at a tech firm.
After sharing his success story with delegates at the latest Amazon Academy event in Glasgow last month, Cheeky Panda co-founder Chris Forbes sat down with Real Business to offer further insights into his company’s progress.
Steve Thompson, managing director at Forward Role Recruitment, walks us through the concept of presenteeism – and delivers advice on how to prevent it from happening.
In a recent dispute between boutique chocolatier Hotel Chocolat and Waitrose, Hotel Chocolat claimed a Waitrose product was an imitation of its flagship chocolate “slab”. Waitrose has since agreed to stop making the bars of chocolate, with no court action taken.
Jay Rawal, founder of the remarkable chocolate brand, attended the first ever Amazon Academy in 2016 and straightaway took his products online – to resounding success.
With the Amazon Academy coming to Newcastle on 5th June, we speak to three business owners operating in very different industries about what it has been like launching and running a business in the city.
Given the continued pace of technological and societal change, what new jobs and professions might emerge in the coming years? From crypto detective to space junk removal officer, these weird and wonderful jobs could be undertaken by humans or robots in future.
The next Amazon Academy is just around the corner, but what exactly do delegates get out of the day? Here are some reasons businesses should attend.
Amazon Academy has returned this year with a bang – the first event was held in Glasgow in April, and the next stop is Newcastle.