The British public have expressed a clear wish to leave the European Union, despite warnings from economists that such a decision could wreak havoc on the business climate.
As the founding principal of De Montfort University’s new Leicester Castle Business School, Dana Brown is building on the legacy of Jamie Vardy and Richard III to create a brand of business education that is relevant to firms large and small and the communities they are part of. Real Business spoke to her about how football, robots and entrepreneurship are shaping her vision for 21st century learning.
Whether you’re sleepless over scaling-up or anxious about end-of-year of accounts, our sister tittle Business Advice wants to take the temperature of the UK’s growing firms – so we’re asking what our readers think.
Designed with independent artists who want more control over the ownership of their music in mind, a new funding model is trying to shake-up the music industry. And given that British artists contribute over £4bn to the economy each year, the disruptive potential is not to be sneered at.
Determined to bring big data innovation to the jobs market and open the eyes of graduates to the benefits of working in a fast growing young company, the founders of TalentPool look set to take the world of recruitment by storm after securing £300,000 of funding from angel investors.
Tampons, Cornish Pasties and coin-operated porn machines don’t have much in common – but they have all been at the centre of fierce debates over what should and should not count as a luxury item
With social media increasingly providing valuable data as well as a means of corporate expression, Real Business spoke to Liliana Osorio, EMEA marketing manager at analytics company Crimson Hexagon, about how growing companies can use this to compete with established brands.
On the back of American investment firm Warburg Pincus snapping up a majority stake in clothing business Reiss, we look at higher end fashion brands that are contained within private equity portfolios.
Real Business sat down with Jeremy Torz, co-founder of Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, to hear about the challenges of maintaining a commitment to quality when you’re at the helm of a growing firm.
There aren’t many businesses out there that actively incentivise staff to p%*s off existing customers and go aggressively in search of new ones, so why do health clubs like Virgin Active pursue this strategy with such enthusiasm?
Daniel Chamier took over ailing British manufacturer Chapman as a way to escape his city job. We found out how he scaled it from a cottage industry firm to a growing exporter loved by HRH Countess of Wessex Sophie Rhys-Jones and Jeremy Clarkson.
As the FBI announces it no longer needs Apple to help break into an iPhone, here are five of the most famous battles between government bodies and businesses, and who won them.