Over the past year, the government has been under mounting pressure to help support those affecting by the COVID crisis. Schemes were made to help support those in-need, but were certain groups abandoned? Over three million freelancers and self-employed workers across the country certainly think so.
The hospitality industry jumped for joy today as it was announced that indoor venues are now allowed to welcome people back through their doors. Restaurants, pubs, and bars are no longer restricted to outside-only service and can now serve their patrons without curfews, though guests do need to remain seated when eating or drinking and establishments need to enforce table service only when ordering or paying.
April Fool’s Day: a day where brands jump at the chance to generate laughs or drive home bigger messages, with the hope to create traction and impressions on their social platforms. Want to know who took the lead when it came to comic relief this April Fool’s Day 2021? Real Business found out, so you don’t have to.
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we take a moment to recognise the incredible social, political, cultural and economical achievements of women. This year’s theme is #ChoosetoChallenge, with a call to action for stepping up for gender injustice and challenge inequity. The 8th of March is and should be an important day for everyone, but it also marks a whole year of women wearing multiple hats, both personally and professionally throughout their pandemic journeys. 2020 was a year like no other, but what can we learn from the superwomen who took it in their stride?
Despite insolvencies being an a record low in over a decade, a large number of businesses are voluntarily closing down due to the economic uncertainty around coronavirus and fears over a possible increase in Capital Gains Tax.?
With a UK-EU post-Brexit trade deal on the horizon, Real Business rounds up responses from the business community on SME investment and private sector growth in 2021.
The impact of Covid-19 shows how essential it is for employees to get a proper break as this year draws to a close, yet 40% of UK workers plan to work through the holidays.
Workplace dreams are on the rise for more than half of Brits (52%) currently working from home.