As a longstanding software company – Oyster Bay has been running since the 80s – it is important to keep up with changing technology.
In just a few weeks’ time businesses up and down the country will be preparing for the Christmas downtime, and while it may be tempting to enjoy the quiet period while it lasts, now is the perfect chance to reflect on the last 12 months and plan ahead to the New Year – especially when it comes to getting your finances in order.
Customer choice has increased significantly in the past hundred years. At the turn of the 20th century Henry Ford launched the infamous Model T, the first automobile mass-produced on moving assembly lines. It was far from the “mass customisation” we know today – buyers could famously choose it in any colour they wanted… as long as it was black.
As the number of businesses reaching the date when auto-enrolment duties start, known as the staging date, Real Business has produced a comprehensive checklist to ensure business leaders are not forgetting anything.
Despite being one of the older, more established companies amongst this year’s Everline Future 50, Unlink Software's unique technology is transforming every aspect of prison life more than ever.
Our Everline Future 50 initiative has a strong track record of identifying particularly disruptive software services aimed at the business community, and 2016 entrant TIQ is not different with its innovative take on solving administration headaches.
With the surge of service outages from large banks, challengers such as Metro and Virgin Money – some offering more appealing rates of interest and few weighed down with the same unwieldy and dated IT – are providing the British public with compelling alternatives to larger counterparts.
With an ongoing skills gap, you may think the British workforce would like to learn new things, but 25 per cent of office workers believe it's increasingly more difficult to learn new software as time passes on.
Gordon Plant, VP of product at BaseKit, shares his inside knowledge on what growing business owners can expect in the website building space next year.
While teachers are largely responsible for equipping the next generation of business builders and entrepreneurial leaders, what about helping them do their jobs better? It's this question that served as the inspiration for Educater.
Despite 2013 legislation stating that debtors not paying within 60 days will be forced to pay interest and reimburse reasonable recovery costs, around 85 per cent of SMEs are affected by late payments. As such, we took a look at six ways SME owners could avoid being owed money by consumers.
Successful SME owners are passionate about their business but rarely about the administration needed to support it. Doing accounts must be one of the least appealing jobs.