I recently decided to move house, bracing myself for one of the big three stress scenarios, right up there with bereavement and divorce. What awaited me was a poor customer experience – unnecessary automation and the unwillingness of staff to listen.
When I set up Pimlico Plumbers in 1979, plumbing didn’t have the best reputation, plagued by cowboys turning up in rusty vans. I had to change this perception if I was to stand any chance of winning, and keeping, work.
If you plan to sell a business that operates from premises that will be included in the sale then, at some point, prospective purchasers will want to take a look around.
He’s held roles at businesses including Thomas Cook, Homeserve and Wonga, but now Russell Gould has picked his next challenge – disrupting the private rental property sector.
Serial entrepreneur Faisal Butt explains why he has backed property management company POD alongside James Caan, a fellow business builder and former Dragons’ Den investor.
All bridging loans are typically secured against a commercial or residential property or sometimes a business.
It’s known for its university, grand architecture and river tours – yes, we’ve moved into Cambridge for our latest Look Beyond London feature.
Pressured for being a woman and inspired by her clients, this private banker quit to solve a problem she and many others faced when looking for roommates.
Real estate firm Knight Frank has revealed the most expensive tech districts in the world – a list that found Shoreditch is pricier than the likes of San Francisco and New York.
A prestigious upbringing was brought to an abrupt end for Maximilian White, but a rocky lifestyle change as a child only made him more determined to succeed.
In two short years Junkyard Golf has gone from a booze-induced experiment to a business forecasting revenues of £12m next year – quite a ride for a company which has its origins in reusing rubbish.
Office space provider WeWork has chosen Manchester for its first UK site outside of London, building on the 140 sites globally.