In light of the festive mood we sought to find out what employers should or would gift staff if money wasn’t an option.
You win The Apprentice, secure Alan Sugar as a business partner and start scaling your firm – but what do you do with the money outside of the office?
When it comes to alternatives to money, our forebears weren’t averse to paying with the big and the furry. We took a look at the weirdest payment methods from history.
Currently, there is over £164bn in small and mid-sized enterprise cash deposits in the UK, according to the latest figures from the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) – but what should businesses be doing to make the most of the funds?
As a virtual newcomer to marketing communications, social media’s impact is evolving all the time. Rather than an easily measurable existing tried and tested marcom such as DM or advertising, how can we make it work for SMEs? Gavin Hammar, founder of Sendible, explains how.
Real Business took a look at the science behind the impact of pay and reward on employee behaviour, as well as what role the FD has in the incentivising process.
A lack of understanding of forex fees could be holding back SME international trade, according to a YouGov survey released today.
An average four out of five application instances available to employees are never used, according to Centrix Software research. These findings according to analysis of more than 3m desktops supported by Centrix Software’s WorkSpace iQ WorkSpace Management solution and are consistent across all sizes and types of businesses, including FTSE companies and major government institutions.
When you’re starting up, spending big is not an option. So, deciding where you need to invest your money and where you can save is important.
Small British businesses say the working capital needed in their first year was only £17,095, as almost half of businesses prefer to rent or lease goods to reduce upfront costs.
Renting, lending, swapping, bartering and gifting is taking place on a whole new scale since collaborative consumption entered our lives. Andy Yates shares his thoughts on how to make money, together.
The little surprises that come with good ideas are the best part of doing business. Entrepreneurial maverick Shed Simove tells us another story that will put a smile on your face.