How governance can be simplified and sped up by employing new technologies

Whether you’re an early-stage business builder or established entrepreneur looking to take the business to the next level, governance forms an important part of daily operations – but is something to be done expediently and conclusively by leveraging new techniques. Real Business meets those who have implemented vital time-saving strategies to create a new technology-led way of addressing key factors such as accounting and ordering.

Sport Direct’s Mike Ashley clashes with investors over delay in employing FD

Mike Ashley has garnered a fair amount of disapproval from Sports Direct shareholders. They rejected his share incentive scheme in 2012 due to tax reasons, voted against his £73m bonus package and accused the company of “disregarding” shareholder concerns, not to mention rejected previous proposals due to related performance targets. But it's not the last of Ashley v shareholders – there's a clash going on again.