Understanding Economics

Understanding Economics is not as easy as one may think. For a long time now, there seems to be a common misconception that Economics is all about money. This is absolutely not More »

How Factoring Can Help SMEs in Capital Management

The current economic climate is still on the road to recovery. During this time, small to medium sized businesses need to be smart with their cash flow and capital management. The reason More »

Drug Safety Complexities & Pointers For Pharmaceuticals

While there are various aspects of business risks and realities for pharmaceuticals, drug safety is the top agenda in most instances. Even for well marketed, researched and accessible drugs, this can be More »

Tax Year 2013-2014: Impact On Allowances & Benefits

This year was marked with a number of changes introduced into the tax system. While not overly extensive, their impact on allowances and benefits needs to be simplified. The reason is that More »

 

5 Tips for New MBA Students

So you’ve decided to go for your MBA, a business degree that can help put you on track for a wildly successful future. Whether you decide to start your own business or to get a job at a top company, the skills you learn at business school will help you for life. It’s not an easy path, but it’s one you’ll be glad you took. Make a schedule Chances are, you’re going to have a lot more difficult of a time during your MBA if you hope to keep track of everything in your head. Keeping a schedule Read more [...]

Modern Business: The Business Trends of 2014

What refuses change doesn’t just stay in the same place – it moves back. With the world changing fast around it the only way to keep up is to move forward. Here are the main business trends for 2014 that you need to know to stay up to day and ahead of the game. Always connected As of now smartphones are a thing of the past, the present and the future. They are here to stay but not stay the same. Ever more powerful, they are quickly taking place of computers in our lives. Combined with more Read more [...]

Invest in Female-Friendly Companies with Barclay’s Women in Leadership Index

Companies with gender-diverse leadership tend to perform better in the stock market. Take a look at some of these statistics that Credit Suisse compiled about how companies benefit from female leadership: Better return on equity (ROE). Between 2005 and 2011, stocks of companies with at least one female board member had a 4 percent higher ROE than companies with no females on the board. Better price/book (P-B) ratios. Stocks of companies with female leaders had P-B ratios that were one-third Read more [...]

Why Getting a College Education Still Matters — Both to Your Soul and Your Wallet  

Undergraduate and graduate school debt in the United States is set to top $1 trillion. With graduates struggling to find degree-worthy work and pay off school loans, is a college degree even worth the money it costs to get it? While the debate sees plenty of hot air and meaningful talk on both sides, new data shows that a college education will still usually more than pay for itself in the long run. However, monetary considerations are only part of the story. It’s a Gateway to Further Training Read more [...]