Ahead of the Autumn Statement, prime minister Theresa May has promised to deliver government investment of £2bn a year for research and development (R&D), while she also highlighted the modern Industrial Strategy and Brexit plans.
On the eve of chancellor Phillip Hammond’s first budget address to members of parliament, Real Business provides some Autumn Statement predictions.
In the second of a four part series, global recruiter Michael Page and sales training business SalesGym 360 have joined forces to discuss how understanding client buying motivations can help you sell on value.
Intellectual property represents up to 70 per cent of a company’s value, and spend on the creation and protection of patents, trademarks and other intangible assets is rising fast. Yet the true worth of IP remains difficult to accurately measure.
In the payments world, cash is very much in the shadow of electronic transactions when it comes to money management. It currently stands behind newer, shinier electronic payment methods, which hog the limelight – and the headlines.
While it’s a quarter of a century since Richard Blanford set up Fordway, he reflects on new opportunities and why he’s in business for the same reasons.
When it comes to partners in crime prevention, Simon Gordon and Nick Fisher are two names to keep on the watch list. Real Business went to get some help with its enquiries.
In just a few weeks’ time businesses up and down the country will be preparing for the Christmas downtime, and while it may be tempting to enjoy the quiet period while it lasts, now is the perfect chance to reflect on the last 12 months and plan ahead to the New Year – especially when it comes to getting your finances in order.
The dust might have settled on Singles Day, but businesses shouldn’t be so quick to sweep away the detritus.
Eyebrows have been raised by the amount of money it will cost taxpayers to renovate Buckingham Palace, an iconic British landmark in need of a little love and attention.
Despite having ambitious growth plans for Flame Heating, John Savage has been careful to not commit the cardinal business mistake of hiring badly.
In part one of our of series, James Passingham takes a closer look at how intelligent features in the latest cloud phone systems are helping to transform the customer experience across a variety of industry sectors.