A dose of resilience will prove Britain is not a nation of shopkeepers, but a country of confident entrepreneurs.
Real Business takes a look at how government actions impacted the UK economy in July.
In his resignation speech, Boris Johnson claimed Britain could still negotiate a strong Brexit deal. But the departure of key government members has done little to rally similar faith from business leaders, says columnist Jan Cavelle.
John Brett, technical operations manager of Nexus Open Systems, discusses the role of unified communications in an agile working environment.
A job title isn’t what it used to be, the way we work is changing. Emma Gannon explains how we can make the most of modern tech to turn side hustles into a main stream of income.
MMA fighters exude confidence. Each is convinced they’ll win. More importantly, they hook the audience into believing the same. No one is better at this than Conor McGregor.
Much has been said over the years about scaling businesses being crucial to boosting the UK economy. However, it seems SME growth ambitions often come to a halt due to a lack of confidence.
We often worry about rambling in front of people we just met. But what if we are just stuck in the habit of talking to people in a certain way, with our networking fears holding us back from forming connections of substance?
There’s far more to first impressions than we’d like to think, with people basing us on our use of words, projected confidence and even teeth. Given its help in producing business success, it’s a topic worth stressing over.
The recovering eurozone and rising optimism seem to be going hand-in-hand. But out of a sample of six countries, the UK is least confident. This is partly due to Brexit, an issue which hasn’t actually spelled news for all, especially Billericay Fertiliser Services.
Never has there been a more divided topic than Brexit. The likes of James Dyson call for a “clean break”, while JD Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin deems it a risk. These opposing forces have even been likened with the Skywalkers – Dyson taking the place of Luke and Martin replacing Vader.
As was suggested by Mariano Mamertino, EMEA economist of Indeed: “Britain’s employment picture is starting to look more anomaly than achievement.” We unveil further details on the issue in our July 2017 economic statistics roundup.