The UK’s billionaire economy is becoming increasingly defined by those who are self-made. Whilst our island’s rich list was once dominated by legacy families and even aristocracy, entrepreneurs from humble beginnings are now gaining self-made ‘billion bucks’ status. Let’s catch up with some of Britain’s most iconic self-starters…
It?s that time of the year when Forbes lifts the lid on the world?s richest and reveals which billionaires have entered the club, but where are all the Brits?
It?s well-known that many successful entrepreneurs bypassed university to achieve business glory, so ahead of A-Level results day, we?ve got an infographic highlights the UK billionaires that did just that.
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has announced plans to launch his own aftershave, simply called ?Musk?, for men.
When it comes to lifestyles of the rich and famous, interior designer and architect Mathilde Allibe is well placed to know exactly what’s required, using her prized “expensive taste” to meet the opulent needs of clients who include royals, billionaires and celebrities, as revealed in our latest Business Class profile.
More than half of the wealth among the top 100 richest people in the UK is gained through inheritance or climbing the corporate ladder, analysis of the Sunday Times Rich List reveals – but what does this mean for our nation of entrepreneurs?
Forbes has released its annual ranking of the world’s billionaires for 2016, which marks the 30th outing of the campaign. We’ve broken down the comprehensive financial study to list the ten wealthiest business moguls in the UK – and highly visible figure Richard Branson isn’t number one.
The latest annual Forbes billionaires list has been released and the 2015 edition found a record number of 1,826 billionaires with a collective net worth of $7.05 trillion. Real Business has reviewed the results and broken them down into the most interesting parts, including tech, women and youth.
Can you guess who is the richest woman in the world? Here is a list of the richest women in each continent.
Europe is now the region of the world with the wealthiest billionaires, surpassing North America.
Britain has become the world capital of the super-rich, with more billionaires per head than any other major country on earth, according to the Sunday Times.
Britain must scrap the 45p tax rate and reduce Capital Gains Tax to boost the number of billionaire entrepreneurs, says the Centre for Policy Studies.