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.
The UK has no shortage of places offering food such as burgers, pizza or chicken, whether they’re of the fixed or pop-up variety, so this business has forged a niche with pancakes.
Real Business has spoken with the MD of Harrison, the business responsible for the appearance of the nation’s favourite restaurants and hotels, discussing what it takes to service the needs of household hospitality brands such as TGI Friday and Hilton.
From a barbershop to virtual assistant service, we’ve spoken with the enterprising leaders running a business in Birmingham.
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.
Sometimes, startup staff have chosen to work in a startup because they thrive under pressure – so how do you retain them when you move into scaleup territory?
With a culture of diversity and inclusion at its centre, Fujitsu considers itself a “People Company” and Real Business heard how SMEs can get there too, as well as the benefits they can expect.
Ione Butler is a trained performer, but despite a passion for acting, giving leads her heart, which is why she’s developed Uplifting Content, a Facebook community and business that share her beliefs.
For our Look Beyond London this month, we’ve taken a trip to the south west to find out how entrepreneurs feel about running a business in Bristol, hearing about everything from nurseries to burgers.
The creative industries in the UK are undergoing a revival – government figures show the country’s creative industries are now worth £84.1bn per year to the UK economy. At the heart of that is a piqued interest in art.
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.
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.