If you’re planning a skiing trip, go luxury – the extravagance of the demands you can make, and get away with, will blow your mind. We’ve got the list of the most outrageous requests one company gave into, just in case you’re looking for inspiration when you hit the slopes.
Klaus Nyengaard, former CEO at Just Eat, has backed local marketplace StarOfService with a “decent six-figure sum” to support the company’s global growth ambitions.
If you have ever attended one of those team building courses chances are that you will have had to participate in the activity where you are asked to close your eyes and fall backwards safe in the knowledge that a colleague will catch you. This is of course designed to illustrate (very effectively) the importance and value of trust.
The Panama Papers – a leak of 11m files from law firm Mossack Fonseca that lists nearly 15,600 shell companies set up for clients – has recently emphasised how some of the world’s most prominent leaders have used tax havens to hide their wealth. And it may be the final push needed to crack down on tax evasion.
Today, everything is driven by data. Whether it’s analysing quarterly sales figures or using a fitness tracking app, reviewing inventory information or scrolling through recommended music on iTunes – data permeates both work and play, our jobs and our personal lives.
It goes without saying that no SME owner goes into business fuelled by their love for payment technology. However, no payments equals no business.
Logistics and fulfilment has not really been viewed as the sexy end of retail. A new delivery fleet doesn’t exactly garner the same level of attention as the latest collection. However, this is starting to change. To steal an often used analogy, I think delivery might be the new black.