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The current James Bond, Daniel Craig, has reportedly turned down an eye watering £150m to reprise his role for a further two films. This is a clear example of career planning.
Rafael Cortes, head of marketing at Foehn, explains how cloud phone systems can deliver rapid return on investment and why it’s important not to cut any corners on the journey to deployment.
In order to help businesses of all sizes maximise use LinkedIn, Real Business has secured an exclusive five-point guide from the firm on how you can accurately achieve growth with the world’s largest professional network.
When you’re first starting out, looking for corporate partners may be quite low down on your priority list. However, when you think further about your firm’s growth strategy, the idea of partnering with a well-established brand seems like a very sensible way to de-risk the business.
Kate Hulley, managing director of Boxed Up, a female-led packaging business, unveils exactly what it takes to excel in a male-dominated field.
For business leaders in need of software investment guidance, webexpenses CEO Adam Reynolds provides some insight on finding the right deal and making sure it produces the benefits it should.
Business owners need to be proactive in their attempts to prevent tax avoidance in the workplace, as tough new laws are set to be introduced. This is according to Aziz Rahman, senior partner at serious and corporate crime defence specialists Rahman Ravelli.
Strange though it may seem, the very qualities of entrepreneurial success – optimism, self-belief and capability – may impede an entrepreneur’s ability to overcome the predictable and mundane.
Paul Donohoe, the managing director of Tax Rebate Services, discusses what costs can be claimed back as a small business.
Clearly, responsible businesses operating around the world face challenges. Yet, it is important for established businesses to continue operating even in countries torn apart by conflict and political instability, opening employment opportunities and offering hope of normality for people.
Expanding by way of acquisition has long been a popular route for growing a business. However, M&A is not without its risks and, from Time Warner and AOL to eBay and Skype, history shows that maximising the “on paper” upsides when bringing two businesses together is not always straightforward.