On paper, the British summertime is a cause for joy – sunshine, hot weather and bright evenings. But how are UK businesses marking the season?
Author Zen Terrelonge
Two years ago, infidelity site Ashley Madison was at the centre of a hacking scandal that leaked details of over 30m users. However, the company has now exclusively told Real Business about how the attack made it stronger and, ironically, more mature.
It’s well-known that many successful entrepreneurs bypassed university to achieve business glory, so ahead of A-Level results day, we’ve got an infographic highlights the UK billionaires that did just that.
Anna Frankowska is a pro when it comes to planning a night out, as proved with her party app Nightset, but one university deemed it “too laddish” and invoked a ban – a move that worked in her favour.
Bosses will have seen potential in any candidates they offer a job interview, but that can quite easily be dismissed depending on the questions they receive from would-be hires.
Described as the “Airbnb for left luggage”, CityStasher services a major travel need, enabling tourists to store their bags with local shops and hotels, effectively driving high street footfall.
Elena Shifrina’s colourful career has included catwalk modelling and MIT study – but now she wants to conquer the UK with her healthy snacks business Bio Food Lab, which sells 2.5m bars a month in her native Russia.
Think yourself a bit of a Jeremy Clarkson? If so you’ll love this infographic, which reveals the world’s most expensive classic car sales.
Enertor, the insole business backed by Usain Bolt, has launched a Crowdcube campaign for £750,000, which has taken off at pace already.
Wimbledon may be over, but the easyGroup has a new family member with the introduction of easyTennis – referred to as “Tinder for tennis”.
Does your business have a corporate dress code? If so, there may be an uprising from staff as a third believe that the days of specifying attire should be left to the schoolyard.
The routines of UK business travellers have been revealed, shedding light on what employees are doing during their downtime from out of office duties.