Whether a property is a small one-star hotel or a massive five-star place of luxury, it makes the community a better place to live. Dive into the economic impact of hotel development and learn why it’s essential to the well-being of cities, states and countries.
This was particularly the case in companies with a strong connection to tourism, whereas, companies in the tech and communications sectors, were found to be hardly affected and will return to pre-COVID levels by early next year.
While some markets are struggling with an economic downturn, investors have been keeping busy. During the first half of 2020, there has been an uptick in trading activity across the world’s markets. In particular, significant growth was seen in stock and index trading, cryptocurrency, and CFDs.
In a post-covid world, mainstream banks and lenders have highlighted a much stricter lending criteria for mortgages, with first-time buyers to be hit the hardest. A long period …
A survey executed by MT Finance has found that 40 per cent of brokers in the mortgage industry expect the property market to take around six to nine …
When it comes to Private Placement Life Insurance (PPLI) and Private Placement Annuity (PPA), the firm that supports you must be one you trust implicitly. It’s a business …
The financial sector has had to adjust quickly to the rapidly changing landscape that Fintech innovations have brought. None more so than the established, older organisations who are having …
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.
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.
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 …
Engineered Tax Services, Inc. (ETS) is one of the largest licensed engineering tax firms in the United States that focuses on federal, state, and local tax benefits. We caught up with CEO, Julio Gonzalez who provided us with a detailed glimpse into the one of the best specialist tax engineering services providers in the country.
Over the course of twenty-four years, Barents RE have cultivated a presence across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia as one of the world’s most established independent reinsurance groups. Now, with up to six hundred reinsurance connections across seventy countries, we discover the global success of the firm in a profile that takes a closer look at what they continued to do so successfully over the years.
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.
Alternative SME credit specialist Caple has supported EnSilica, a leading bespoke chip design and supply firm, with a £3.7m fully unsecured loan. This will enable EnSilica to continue its expansion into high-growth sectors including automotive, space and the Internet of Things (IoT).
At Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting [DCAC], expertise is the primary differentiator from other cloud consulting companies.
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.
An international consulting firm with offices in London, Miami and New York, Intercorp Group serves high-networth entrepreneurs and their families, finding solutions to often very personal issues. Founded by Leonardo Braune, discover why this firm’s success has to led to his recognition as one of the UK’s leading tax and wealth planning consultants for 2019.
AURELIUS acquired Scandinavian Cosmetics as part of activities carved-out from Swiss Valora Group. AURELIUS successfully carved-out the business from its former owner and subsequently established Scandinavian Cosmetics as one Nordic group by implementing a common management structure and entering Denmark and Finland.
BDO is an accounting, auditing and consulting group in the economic, financial and social fields. Earlier this year, the firm found success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019 where they were selected as Togo’s Leading Advisor in Audit & Assurance – 2019. Following this win, we profiled the firm to discover more about the exceptional services the team consistently provides to their clients.
Contact centre enhancements save £500K in first year, reduce attrition rates, boost customer experience and employee engagement as part of programme of digital transformation.
DSX, the professional cryptocurrency exchange, will be the only UK based, FCA registered platform offering investors the chance to buy Telegram’s Gram tokens when they go on public sale.
As cash machines dwindle and users increasingly turn towards new and innovative forms of payment, Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson explores the direction is the market is moving in.
Despite the stereotype of the younger generation being frivolous with their money, it seems they are actually one of the savviest generations when it comes to turning a profit on their own. While they are hesitant to invest in stocks, millennials and generation Z are tapping into the hyper-short-term investment of fashion and beauty. For example, there’s a huge market for buying and selling trainers at the moment, or in vintage fashion.
Brexit and business have become reluctant synonyms since 2016. Once the EU referendum was over, thoughts immediately turned to the ways in which a departure from the European Union would affect the economy. Today, three years on, the picture may not be any clearer. However, those in the business world are savvy enough to know that change in some way is on the horizon.
Spanish VAT Services is a pioneering, independent firm in Spain, offering tax advisory services solely in the area of indirect taxation. Earlier this year, the firm’s Managing Director, Fernando Matesanz found success in AI’s Leading Adviser 2019 where he was selected as the Leading Tax Attorney of the Year, Spain. Recently, we spoke to Fernando who reveals more about the innovative firm’s successful career.
Pamplona Capital Management (“Pamplona”) has completed its acquisition of Loparex from funds managed by Intermediate Capital Group (“ICG”), alongside members of the company’s leadership team, who remain committed …
A UK-based company with headquarters in Oxford, Vizidox Solutions Limited (VDX) are at the forefront of using blockchain technology to provide bespoke data management and tracking solutions that empower businesses. With an influential and focused CEO at the helm, this company aims to grow from strength to strength in the data management market.
Atonix Digital develops and offers a suite of software solutions to help businesses and utilities to boost efficiency, increase the accuracy of planning, and to improve day-to-day decision-making in an everchanging landscape
During the first half of 2019 YFM Equity Partners (YFM) completed £230m of deals and raised £100m of new funds. This result represents a sharp increase on 2018 and reflects the resilience and positivity of smaller businesses and demonstrate that this sector is bucking some of the perceived business trends.
Headquartered in Wesley Chapel, Florida, just north of Tampa, Vantagepoint AI remains at the forefront of trading software research and development.
There are still some fairly basic issues with gender equality at work. Women make up 47% of the UK workforce. At the highest levels, analysis from Cranfield University, as part of its 20th FTSE Women on Boards Report, shows a sharp drop in the number of women occupying chief executive (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO) or other executive roles on FTSE 250 boards, and static numbers at FTSE 100 companies.
YFM Equity Partners (YFM) announces the first close of its Buy-Out-Fund II with £60m of investment committed. This follows the £45m raised for its Buy-Out Fund I, which had a final close in April 2017. Only two years later, and following the recent investment in THE PROTEIN WORKS, this fund is now almost two thirds invested.