MOST IMPORTANT FACTORS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MERGERS
International mergers can yield some great benefits. They offer an easier and cheaper way in to access a new market and labour force as well as offering firms the chance to diversify their portfolio. But they don’t always succeed.
Interim, acting, project, contract, fractional. The difference between titles can be confusing, but they all point to a specialised type of temporary executive that companies call on when they are going through transformation, or for a project.
THE GROWTH OF THE REMOTE EMPLOYEE
The nature of work is changing in an increasingly globalised and digitised world. Traditions such as the 9-5 office role or punch-in punch-out shift-work, while not exactly disappearing, are making way for the phenomenon known as remote working.
You might speak your client’s language, but does your body?
As any body language expert will tell you, our bodies often sing from a totally different hymn sheet from our mouths. This could be seen most recently last week with the much-publicised meeting between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron.
Mergers and acquisitions – and why they go wrong due to cultural differences
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have been a headline news topic this week with the proposed supermarket merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda.
How cultural differences impact international business
As companies continue to expand across borders and the global marketplace becomes increasingly more accessible for small and large businesses alike, there are ever more opportunities to work internationally.
The 10 most useful business languages
The job market is more competitive and globalized than ever before, and successful candidates must be able to cross cultural and linguistic borders. Not only does knowing a second language provide many different cognitive benefits, it also can help give your business the competitive edge.
The challenges of cross-border Asset Based Lending
As companies look to expand internationally, many are turning to cross-border asset-based lending as a solution to help enhance liquidity and provide flexibility within their capital structures.
Why Brexit Britain needs German, Arabic and Mandarin to thrive
The UK must radically overhaul its “alarmingly deficient” foreign language teaching to focus on German, Mandarin and Arabic or risk floundering in the global market
Global investors set to increase investment in Europe
The majority of global investors polled in a new survey for the launch of Invest Week believe Europe has become a more attractive investment destination and expect investment to increase.