Tag Archives: economy

Digital farming

Based on statistics, nearly 50% of Vietnam’s citizens – the equivalent of about 45 million people – are farmers and rely    ... more

A business manifesto

With the UK at a crossroads, facing Brexit negotiations and the adoption of new technologies with potential to define prosperity for    ... more

Red, white and blue on the horizon

General elections are under way in the Netherlands for the selection of all 150 members of the House of Representatives, which is    ... more

A proactive approach

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has recently announced plans to locate an insurance company in Luxembourg, after initially considering Dublin, to ensure the    ... more

A “whole economy” approach

Following its largest consultation of members since the EU referendum, the Confederation of British Industry (CSI) released a statement emphasising the importance    ... more

A transatlantic handshake

In February 2017, the European Parliament voted in favour of CETA (the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) – a new trade    ... more

Constructive insights

Shortly after winning the US presidential election, Donald Trump announced he was forming a presidential advisory forum – the Business Advisory    ... more

Red envelopes

The 2017 Chinese New Year, also known as the “Spring Festival”, has started on Saturday, January 28th, initiating another year of    ... more

Unearthing opportunities

On Sunday, December 4th, 2016, the US Army Corps of Engineers released a statement, through spokesperson Moira Kelley, announcing plans for    ... more

Family ventures

The Institute for Family Business (IFB), an organisation supporting and promoting the UK family-owned business sector through events, networking, representation, leadership    ... more

Conscious purchases

Starting in November and carrying through December and January, purchasing around the world seems to be at its peak due to    ... more

Leaping into the fintech future

On November 8th, 2016, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation of two high value denominations, all 500 and 1,000 currency    ... more

A country’s new journey

Following the historic US election which took place on November 8th, 2016, with high numbers of US citizens turning up to vote,    ... more

America’s choice

On October 19th, Las Vegas hosted the third and final TV debate ahead of the 2016 US presidential election scheduled on Tuesday,    ... more

Walking in new shoes

Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference last week, Theresa May, Britain’s Prime Minister, announced plans to invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon    ... more

A time for action

On September 29th, financial market reports placed Deutsche Bank’s shares at a buying value of €10.9, compared to the €27 value reported    ... more

The larger picture

Next month, British citizens have the opportunity to vote whether the United Kingdom stays or leaves the European Union. The United    ... more

Economic empowerment through indigenisation

In the land-locked country of Zimbabwe in Southern Africa, laws regarding indigenisation in foreign companies have brought the country back into    ... more

Calming the red dragon

According to The World Bank, China has had a remarkable period of rapid growth shifting from a centrally planned to a    ... more

Glancing at the future

Thursday May 7th is to see the General Election in the United Kingdom and may see a new government elected. Looking    ... more

The race for election

The people of the United Kingdom are to vote for a new government on May 7th in what may be one    ... more

Sustainable global development

Calling for inclusive, agile and coordinated action to usher in an era of sustainable development for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has    ... more

Swiss referendum may alter EU perspective

The results of a referendum in Switzerland that proposed to maintain immigration to 0.2% of the population has seen about 74%    ... more

UK economic unionism

An analysis, released by the UK Treasury, has suggested that Scotland’s economic performance is stronger because it is part of the    ... more

The saccharine truth

Native to the tropical regions of Asia, sugarcane has fast become one of the healthiest options to include in the diet    ... more

Improving nutrition

A study from The Institute for Fiscal Studies says food purchases in UK Households have changed over the last seven years,    ... more

UK housing market sees encouraging “green shoots”

The three months leading to May 2013 saw a record increase in the number of house sales across the UK, which    ... more

UK business confidence hits highest since 2010

UK business confidence has hit its highest level since the autumn of 2010, according to a recent report, which also estimated    ... more

Expansion of ‘Funding for Lending’ scheme to help small and upcoming businesses

Yesterday’s announcement by George Osborne to revamp and expand the ‘Funding for Lending’ scheme (FLS) did not come as a surprise    ... more