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Asia is the most welcoming place for expats, offering the best social life and one of the easiest places to make new friends. As a result of helping expats make a home away from home, five Asian destinations rank in the top 10 favourites for the overall expat experience, according...
On Friday members of the EU met for the two-day EU Council meeting and a hot topic of discussion, courtesy of PM Cameron, was the amount of ‘red tape’ hindering many businesses from prospering. Mr. Cameron proactively arranged meetings with a number of country leaders in attempt to remove numerous...
For those who don’t know, Funding Circle is a UK based website that is an online portal between lenders and savers. Lenders go on the website and browse through multiple Funding Circle approved businesses from an online list. If the lender is interested they proceed to make a bid of...
This Tuesday GMI Ratings released their first annual report listing the salaries of the top 10 CEO’s in the USA. The general assumption is that CEO’s always bring home the big bucks, and they aren’t wrong. The lowest salary brought home by these chief executives was $100 million and collectively...
Co-founder of one of the largest software companies in the world and savy investor, Bill Gates, is now the proud owner of 6% of FCC. Gates paid over 110 million Euro for his stake in the construction company. This makes him the second largest shareholder in the company. Esther Koplowitz, a...
Électricité de France and the UK Government have officially agreed to build a new nuclear power plant. This is the first construction of its kind to begin since 1988. The new plant, named Hinkley Point C, has seen heavy investments from emerging economies such as China, in addition to recovering...
This past Saturday in the United Arab Emirates in the city of Dubai the Ruler of the emirate made an announcement regarding advancing Islamic finance in the country. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum revealed a newly developed strategy for increasing the popularity of Islamic Finance in the...

Bye-Bye Boeing

Japanese Airlines (JAL) has officially signed a deal worth $9.5 billion with aircraft manufacturer Airbus. This comes as a shock to many as thus far Boeing has enjoyed 80% market dominance in Japan. JAL has signed a deal for 31 A-350 aircrafts with an option to purchase 25 more. The...

Woman on Board

A report released earlier this week shows new figures of women in executive positions in FTSE 100 companies. The report called “Women on Boards” has many celebrating the progress that most companies have made in appointing women to high ranking positions in successful businesses. ‘Women on Boards’ pointed out that 94...
Money for paying expats expensive benefits packages is drying up – even in the oil and gas rich Middle East. Most professionals moving to the Gulf States pick up a much-reduced package compared with just five years ago, according to new research. The study revealed: Almost every professional consider a benefit...
British Telecom has denied that the hefty price increase for phone and broadband services is a result of its expensive BT Sport channels launch. The company is raising the cost of home phone and broadband packages by 6.5% for its 10 million customers on the 4th of January 2014. The move...

GDP Growth in the UK

It has been confirmed by the Office of National Statistics last week that the UK’s gross domestic product has grown by 0.7%. This is the highest rate that the GDP has been measured at in the last 3 years. This is an encouraging sign as in 2012 the entire economy...
Euphoria has swept across Australia as the Liberal-National coalition comes to power for the first time in six years. The coalition won out over the governing Labour party; winning 88 seats to Labour's 57 in the 150-seat parliament. Liberal leader Tony Abbott, who will be prime minister, promised a competent and...
This Sunday China’s first free-trade zone was officially opened in Shanghai. This is the first of its kind to be undertaken by the strict Chinese government. It is viewed as an experiment in economic progress and is done in hopes of changing the nation to open up fiscal policy and foreign...
A market research company, Kantar Worldpanel, has recently released a study on market shares of supermarkets in the UK. 3 of the ‘Big 4’, Tesco, Asda and Morrison’s, have lost a percentage of their market share according to this study. The only supermarket that did not is Sainsbury’s whose percentage...