Author: Patrick Doherty
You might have heard the saying that a leader can’t be created, they are only born that way. This can’t be further from the truth as almost everyone can become a leader.
Some companies have seen the pandemic as a sort of wake up call to better prepare for any unforeseen change. Though hard hit, businesses saw a need for agility and many managers, directors, CEOs and leaders took action to make sure that they planned to mitigate disruption moving forwards.
After taking a couple of months to realign ourselves with the paradigm shifting changes to the business world – and life in general- we are officially back and ready to move on with our regular publishing schedule. Hopefully, we can say that the worst is behind us, and now we enter a period of recovery and growth. However slow that might be.
There are few things in the world that can unite people quite like the universal burden of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. A company located on the German border near the Czech Republic remains wholly dedicated to the ongoing fight to erase these diseases forever. After its recognition as a Leading Innovator in AI-Based Personalised Medicine Solutions 2020 – Germany, we shine a light on the work of BioVariance GmbH in this latest issue of Acquisition International.
Technology is currently playing a major role in society, changing the way in which people live and work. It’s a time of immense choice, which can be overwhelming. Leading the way forward in making the complex simple is AdEPT, with a talented team guiding companies and firms of all sorts to find a technology or telecoms solution that suits their needs. Having achieved such incredible success in this year’s Global Excellence Awards as Most Outstanding Telecoms Integration Solutions Provider 2020 – UK, we turn our attention to this amazing company to find out more.
Most businesses strive for growth. This growth means different things to different organizations. However, some include taking the next step to global distribution. There are a few opportunities available for businesses looking to start a business abroad or expand to a new overseas market.
The ability to set and reach goals within your career is an important part of success in business. As a business leader, you need to be able to help others create and achieve their goals as well as your own. However, even the most ambitious and capable people can struggle with setting and meeting those ambitions. These steps can help you define and succeed at your goals and show others how to do so as well.
After getting a job, the next thing you should work on is advancing your career. Advancing a career may take different forms, but the goal is to reach a level where you can gain maximum satisfaction from the job.
Law is an arena in which experience and expertise can provide a cutting edge over the competition. In construction law today, being knowledgeable about everything from planning to completion is a necessity. Bringing all of that and so much more to the table is London’s Most Outstanding Construction Lawyer in 2019, Ian Reid. As part of his award-winning success, we profile his work with internationally-renowned law firm, Trowers & Hamlins.
Once you have decided that you need to hire a new member of staff, you need to think not only about what their role will include, but also what you will pay them. Paying a fair salary is a vital aspect of procuring the right new recruit – get it wrong and you will likely end up with someone unsuitable for the job, whether they are over qualified and want more, or underqualified and can can’t deliver. To structure a fair salary scale, both the job specifications and market data must be considered.
With the coronavirus outbreak forcing millions of people to swap their offices for their homes, the dynamic of the global workforce has changed dramatically in just a few short weeks. Fortunately, developments in technology have made the switch from the office to working from home a fairly painless process, however remote working is not without its risks.
When it comes to looking for a solution that is out of your industry and surrounded by incomprehensible amounts of jargon, navigating a foreign industry can be made that much harder. Demystifying that jargon and delivering challenger banking and payment solutions on behalf of its customers is Lerex Technology, a fintech that bridges the gap between technology and payments. As part of Acquisition International’s CEO of the Month Spotlight in each issue, we are today highlighting the hard work of the firm’s CEO, Richard Ney.
Physical contact is the primary culprit behind the unmitigated spread of COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus. This is why authorities all over the world are scrambling to lessen overall person-to-person contact in people’s day-to-day interactions.
Technical services and aftermarket support have become an increasingly important battleground for technology manufacturers as the expectations of consumers and end-users continue to rise. Rising to meet them is Qcom, a support partner which delivers these services for some of the world’s most leading technology brands. In the light of award-winning success in Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards, named as Most Outstanding Technical Outsourcing Company, 2020 – Europe, we took a closer look to find out more.
The intricacies of law can lead some companies to become specialists in their specific geographic areas, but it can also inspire businesses to look further afield for ways in which to operate and innovate. One of the firms that sees innovation as essential is Ferretti Firm, working across Italy with an American twist. Named as Acquisition International’s Best Cross-Border Transactions Law Firm 2020 – Italy in the 2020 Global Excellence Awards, we took a closer look to find out more.
Getting your small business off the ground is a trying time. You have already invested a lot of time and energy into making your dream of being an entrepreneur a reality, and sticking to a projected timeline is critical if you want to succeed in opening your business’s doors without going (too far) over your budget.
Growing your business is the goal of any new business owner. Starting up is excellent, getting those first customers are wonderful, but it is only when you surpass breaking even can you officially say that you have made it.
Online Trading Platforms in the UK More and more people are taking advantage of digital earning opportunities. Powerful platforms allow you to buy and sell currencies in the …
When it comes to offering simplified software services, iKomet Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd is gradually and consistently making a mark. Helping clients for past 5 years, this innovative company makes a point of being able to create bespoke and niche yet simple solutions. With an attitude of achieving high standards, join us as we take a closer look at what makes this company One to Watch in India.
Assurely’s Co-Founder and Chief Insurance Officer, Ty Sagalow shares his views about the role insurance can play to advance digital securities.
USA Staffing Services, LLC is a back office operational partner specifically designed to help Recruitment Firms to start-up and run their Temporary Staffing Division. Recently, we caught up with Founder, Matthew Kolinski who provided us with a glimpse into one of the Nation’s Best full-service back office staffing solutions firms in Florida for 2019.
Having been named Lebanon’s leading taxation and assurance consultancy of the year in Acquisition International, Sarkis Sakr & Partners has secured its status as one of the country’s foremost accounting practices. Following the firm’s win in Acquisition International’s 2019 Leading Adviser Awards, we profiled them to learn more about their award-winning services and successes.
RAK Ceramics is known for their wide product selection and ability to produce bespoke ranges for both small and large scale projects. Recently, the firm found success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019 where they were selected as the World Leaders in Ceramics Production – 2019. On the back of this win, we profile the company and caught up with Group CEO, Mr Abdallah Massaad, who provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of the successful firm.
Based in Dublin, Cellusys empowers mobile operators to generate more revenue, secure their networks and also improve their subscribers’ experience. Recently, the firm found success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019 where they were recognised as the Most Innovative Telecommunications Security Solutions Provider 2019 – Ireland. Following this win, we profiled the firm and caught up with CEO, Dawood Ghalaieny who provided us with a detailed glimpse into the inner workings of the award-winning company.
The last couple of years have certainly been interesting on the greater mergers and acquisitions sphere. Indeed, 2019 has been a year of record-breaking acquisitions and colossal mergers that tip-toed along the very edge of competition regulation. With companies becoming larger and more powerful, the M&A environment has, in turn, become a more volatile one, defined by an ever-moving landscape and paradigm shifts.
The fight against cancer has become one of the greatest in modern medical history, and scientific research continues to yield new medical methods for combating this disease. At the forefront of developing innovative technologies is Advanced Oncotherapy, a UK-based company focused on delivering proton-based radiotherapy. Heading into a new decade of medical advancement, discover why CEO Nicolas Serandour is being featured as one of Acquisition International’s CEOs to Watch in 2020.
Kettani Law Firm (KLF) is one of the largest Moroccan independent law firms with 120 staff based in its Casablanca head office.
iFoodDecisionSciences, Inc. (iFoodDS) is a leading provider of food safety risk management software solutions for the produce supply chain. Recently, we caught up with the firm’s CEO, Diane Wetherington who provided us with a glimpse into the best food safety database solutions provider in the USA.
Optimizt Technologies offers specialist engineering and technology services to a diverse range of businesses globally, including automobile, medical equipment and heavy machinery to name a few.
A cohesive digital marketing strategy is essential for any company that wants to maximise profits and gain new customers. Many organisations opt to reconfigure traditional marketing strategies in accordance with the digital arena, but this approach to digital marketing often has little impact because digital marketing offers companies the chance to target specific individuals through the internet – and interact with their desired clientele.
Acquisition International is Proud to Announce the Winners of the 2019 Legal Awards United Kingdom, 2019 – Acquisition International Magazine have announced the winners of the 2019 Legal Awards. Striving …
Founded in 2002 and now a market leader for IT recruitment in the Netherlands, Personnel Search IT Recruitment is one of the most reliable and professional offices within the industry. With a strong reputation for professionalism and success built by an elite team of senior IT recruiters, find out why this Dutch firm is one of the leading IT recruiters for the Netherlands in 2019.
Based in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, it’s surprising that IRON Tax is one of the few firms that specialises in the new field of cannabis accounting. We caught up with CEO Roger McCloud to find out more.
Driven by the meteoric rise of visionary tech billionaires, the popularity of strong leadership in the workplace has soared in the last seven years. In 2012, just 14% of employees said strong leadership was an important factor in attracting them to a new employer. That’s doubled to 28% in 2019. While the value of strong leadership may have been boosted by tech entrepreneurs, its influence is not limited to Silicon Valley and Tech City.
We are experiencing a resurgence in the popularity of tough bosses in the UK. The “Imperial CEO” started to become less fashionable in the eighties with the decline in deference. The nineties saw the reputation of strong business leadership tarnished with corporate scandals unearthed in the aftermath of Robert Maxwell’s death; then Polly Peck; and attacks on overnighty bosses in regulation like the Cadbury Report. The collapse of Enron under Kenneth Lay; the banking crisis; and the arrest of Bernie Madoff further damaged the reputation of business leadership. Tony Blair presided over a dramatic collapse in voters’ faith in government amid, what the Guardian described as, signs the war was Iraq accelerated a post-Second World War decline in British deference to authority.
London’s premier property Search, Investment, Development and Acquisition firm, Rehoboth has consistently delivered for the UK’s most prestigious property owners and developers. Rehoboth engages in development projects with industry partners to help alleviate the London housing deficit. With CEO Sanmi Adegoke at the helm, discover why this budding firm is home to our CEO of the month.