Has a British entrepreneur struck (black) gold? Rockhopper Exploration, the oil and gas exploration company set up by entrepreneur Sam Moody, has reported an oil discovery just off the Falkland Islands.
Bellwether supermarket chain Morrisons reported a slowdown in sales growth this morning, seeing sales rise by just 0.8 per cent in the last 13 weeks. Is this a sign of a W-shaped recession? Should entrepreneurs in the retail space be worried?
I have tried two to three coaches over the years but I’ve have never had a mentor. The only person I know well and hugely admire in business is also a close friend – and I would worry that business and frienship would clash.
When it comes to negotiating a better deal for yourself, there is still a lot of room for improvement. Research shows that many entrepreneurs simply aren’t negotiating with their suppliers to get the best deal. What advice do you have?
This week Don Joe, author of Workforced and Real Business’s secret agent in the corporate world, gives us his amusing take on doing business in China.
Aspiring young social entrepreneurs are encouraged to pitch their ideas in a new competition that will award three £10,000 grants.
In my last column for Real Business, I had some choice words for the management of Halfords and their ridiculous parking contractors. Since then, they have decided that I do not, after all, have to pay a parking fine. All very well, but there should never have been any debate in the first place: I went into their store and left within the time allowed – and still got a ticket.
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