The Great Debate UK

from India Insight:

Going global in India’s chaotic way

October 13, 2010

Labourers walk on a flyover in front of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi September 25, 2010. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

India is globalising, but not the way much of the world wants.

That rather contradictory thought nagged at me one morning during the chaotic Commonwealth Games here in New Delhi.

from Reuters Investigates:

Morbid money-spinners

September 28, 2010

If the life settlements market seems ghoulish, here’s a British scandal which isn’t doing the image of the business any favours. It’s one of the worst the country’s seen.

What is Cameron offering India?

July 30, 2010

- Mark Kobayashi-Hillary is the author of several books, including ‘Who Moved my Job?’ and ‘Global Services: Moving to a Level Playing Field’.  The opinions expressed are his own. -

In football, the biggest losers win

June 14, 2010

“Football is just a business nowadays, isn’t it?”

Well, actually no, it’s not, and it never has been – at least not if a business means an enterprise intended to maximise shareholder value.

Businesses face concerns over a hung parliament

May 7, 2010

- Paddy Earnshaw is customer director at Travelex business payments. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Managing staff shortages during the volcano disruption

By Melanie Franklin
April 19, 2010

Melanie Franklin-Melanie Franklin is CEO at Maven Training. The opinions expressed are her own.-

Businesses should have learned by now, from the unexpected eruptions of volcanic ash and the global havoc it has wreaked, that flexibility, creativity and the ability to adapt to an unpredictable environment is crucial to survival.

New gateway for British business opens in Asia

By Ash Verma
April 14, 2010

Ash Verma- Ash Verma is Chairman, Gateway Business Consultants Limited and Founder of Gateway Asia. The opinions expressed are his own. -

Budget not as generous as it first appears

By Julie Meyer
March 25, 2010

Julie Meyer-Julie Meyer is CEO of Ariadne Capital, a technology investment and advisory firm backing entrepreneurs in media, moble Internet and communications. The opinions expressed are her own.-

Price of tax collection hits small businesses hardest

March 22, 2010

The cost of tax collection in the UK is almost 20 billion pounds per annum, according to a recent report from Britain’s Institute of Economic Affairs, a free-market lobby group.