- Adam on Investing in Indonesia: Opportunities and Challenges: This is a great post. If you want to invest your...
- Lyon on Turkish-British partnership hits a high: I watched a few days ago an interview ans says “the Turkish...
- Jennie Rich on Open for Business, Open to Export: Dear Russell, Many thanks for the recommendation. My colleague,...
- Ryan on Old dogs or new tricks?: Architecture is inhabited sculpture. – Constantin Brancusi
- ELS on Turkish-British partnership hits a high: Yes ! Britain and Turkey can be important partners, and it is...
Category Archives: Finance
Yesterday ICAEW hosted a roundtable bringing together our members, who serve over 1.5 million businesses in the UK, with Lord Green, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, and senior staff at UKTI. This was about providing feedback on the … Continue reading
When you live abroad but are paid in sterling, as I am, you become pretty sensitive to exchange rate movements. In the 18 months that I have been in Japan the yen has strengthened by 12 % against the pound. … Continue reading
In my last (and first ever) blog a few weeks back, I talked about the opportunities for business in Brazil. And what a busy, interesting and worthwhile time we had last week with our events in Leeds and London. It … Continue reading
Brazil is a massive opportunity for UK businesses. With its strong growth rate, population of 200 million and rich natural resources, Brazil is on track to becoming the 5th largest economy in the world over the next decade. An increasing … Continue reading
If you guessed the Sydney Harbour Bridge, you’re right. I found out this nugget as a result of an event I hosted for the Chairman of Lloyds last week. In the course of conversation with guests, it transpires that the … Continue reading
At the Paris Europlace event, which I attended last week along with 1,500 other delegates, the major concern underlying every discussion was that there is a risk that some of the new banking and insurance regulations currently being considered at … Continue reading
Congratulations to eight companies from the West Midlands, who are meeting the Queen at a special reception at Buckingham Palace today to celebrate their export achievements. These businesses – which range from Birmingham software firm Delcam, through ceramics company Portmeirion … Continue reading
I always find it difficult to get an accurate and up to the minute picture of how the UK financial services industry is faring. Of course, there are the excellent analyses published by TheCityUK on various sub-sectors of the UK … Continue reading
Among the many ideas that are being discussed at the moment to make management more accountable for the risks they are taking, I recently came across a really interesting concept that is being promoted by UK-based Kirill Ilinski of Fusion … Continue reading
There has been a debate in the press recently about hedge fund managers leaving the UK because of high taxes. Recently, an FT article published on 1 October explained that the hedge fund exodus is likely to cost the Inland … Continue reading