Real Business finds out what the priciest memorabilia of all time has been – and that Matt Damon’s The Martian suit is currently up for grabs.
Head of the Secret Intelligence Service and James Bond’s eponymous superior, M, has been selected as one of the best fictional bosses to work for.
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.
Sandra Kerr OBE, race equality director at Business in the Community, highlights the furore around Idris Elba playing James Bond as an example of how unconscious racial bias can slip into recruitment.
The UK's creative industry is booming as Pinewood, the studio where latest James Bond film Spectre and Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron were filmed, is “unable to meet all the demand from large films”.
Women, speed, villains: The 007 era began with Dr. No in 1962. This consequently also marked the beginning of the James Bond brand which, in 2012, had an estimated value of $1.8bn. With companies piggybacking on his name and vying for advertising spots in the movies, this value is undoubtedly set to increase.