Seeking finance has been a dirty word for businesses, but lending expert Dave Sherrington says it can take an already profitable business to the next level. Here he talks finance, how to get it, and if there is ever a right time for savvy SME owners to seek it.
Alex Buttle, Motorway’s director, explains what a recent round of funding will mean for the used car comparison business – and how the government’s goal for electric vehicles might impact the industry.
Real Business met with Mel Stride, the financial secretary to the Treasury, to glean how he went from business leader to politician.
Real Business speaks with Stephen Maifreni, founder and director of Eggcelerate, about his company’s latest Brexit survey.
The trend for inducing creativity has, in the last few years, been focused on office design. But there are other ways you can foster creative thoughts throughout the business.
Real Business met George Hammer, creator of The Wedding Gallery, who hinted that cohesion on par with a football team, as well as Harry Potter-esque hidden doors, had a part to play in ramping up the department store’s “magic factor”.
“No matter where you are in the world, first impressions count,” Glassdoor’s head of international product, Tico Andrea, said. It was in reference to the company’s most recent research, which highlighted the global variations of interview etiquette.
Giving staff the environment they need to thrive has its benefits. It will allow them to be productive, think more clearly and be positive.
January usually inspires a staggeringly high number of individuals to become job seekers, so recruiters and businesses need to start planning for a busy post-festive period.
Full transparency is key to in-game advertising success. And having mobile gaming as part of your media plan from the start is just as crucial.
Many SMEs still believe that focussing on staff wellbeing requires a large budget. We gain a startup account of the available initiatives that support mental health.
RedArc provides long-term advice and emotional support for people suffering from mental health conditions. We speak with its managing director, Christine Husbands, for our Mind Control series.