“Becoming a mum is the best thing I have ever done. Setting up my own business is the second.” Here’s why Petra Smith, founder of Squirrels&Bears believes being a mum makes her better in business.
UK Mother’s Day spend is expected to rise 0.8% to £1.6bn this year. Last year’s transaction data reveals trends independent retailers should note.
To celebrate Mother’s Day 2019, Real Business looks at mums in business around the world and some of the qualities that unite them.
Earlier this month, BNY Mellon attempted to ban all its UK employees from remote working, only to make a swift U-turn two days later following a backlash from employees and equality campaigners. While the banking giant “takes a few months to reconsider its approach”, Nigel Davies, founder of digital workplace Claromentis, pens an open letter.
Being a successful entrepreneur takes resilence by the bucketload. However, this isn’t just about being tough and ‘rolling with the punches’. True resilience, and ultimately business success relies on entrepreneurs creating strategies that prevent stress, fatigue, and burnout in the long-term.
Experiential marketing is one of the most powerful ways to create customer loyalty and advocacy. It can also be one of the most exciting.
Until we democratise finance we cannot claim to live in a true democracy. Making finance democratic is a key step in our growth, think of your money as a vote for the kind of financial future you want to see. FinTech provides an innovative avenue to trim the fat off financial systems and make businesses more ethical in the process. Let’s find out just how this new technology can manage it.
As consumers and businesses alike demand flexible mobility solutions, the future of fleet management will be defined by technology and innovation.
I’m a female leader who, like many, has built herself up to a position of leadership. But how do you stay on top especially if the industry you’re leading in happens to be dominated by men? My first piece of advice? Never apologise for being an entrepreneurial and driven woman in business.
Serial entrepreneur John Buni provides software for independent laundry businesses that helps them stay ahead of their bigger competitors.
When some of us think of life coaching we tend to think of 1980s Wall-Street and of haggard stockbrokers after a quick fix. However, the sector has evolved, gone global, and is currently the second fastest growing industry after IT. But recently it’s developed a particularly female bent. Enter the age of the female-led and female-focused life coaching. We met the female life coach entrepreneurs bringing comfort, positivity, and inspiration to female executives across the UK in an age of #MeToo, balancing responsibilities, and fighting the gender pay gap.
Stefan Allesch-Taylor is an international serial entrepreneur and business lecturer at a world-leading university. He explains why commercial initiative and a desire to help new entrepreneurs grow through education is the best mix for success.