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Work-based UK visas

Investors, innovators, start-ups and talent – UK work-based visas There are currently four UK work-based visas available for investors, business development and talent.  Having the correct Visa in place is essential if you are looking to expand your business to the UK. Understanding which is the most appropriate is the first stage but, as each

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Global leadership and French law

Global leadership: an overview of the qualities French employment law expects from directors and top executives In global companies, as business grows, boards of directors wish to include the most-qualified members to define strategy, nurture innovation, promote sustainability, define scalability and capability as well as lead people. What better place to look for these talents

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Global Corporate Structure

Land and Expand part II: Global corporate structure Last month we introduced the first in our series of articles taking a short glimpse into Briars 18-stage roadmap. Our August newsletter focuses upon Global Leadership and in keeping with that theme lets consider the thought process of boards and investors as they develop their international footfall.

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Business as unusual

Why manufacturing and tourism fare badly during economic crises Manufacturing and tourism are two key drivers in some of the world’s major economies. They are also sectors hit disproportionately hard during an economic crisis, when discretionary spending declines. During a crisis caused by a pandemic, both supply and demand are impacted, as workers in factories

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Enhance your online reputation

Are you one of them? (a global Leader who unknowingly may be risking their reputation?) Reputation Coach Jon Hammond spoke to the Briars Group, about how virtual meetings can be enhanced, and business reputations boosted by taking some simple measures. I was talking to a group of influential leaders on a zoom call yesterday and

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Longer term business plans

Weekly progression toward longer term achievements We are encouraged to produce longer term business plans by orthodox thinking. I used to set business goals based on the long term and agonised over projections virtually all of which turned out to be useless.  Any short-term accuracy was soon lost to external and internal factions. Five-year plans

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What is a company board for now?

What is a company board for now? By Professor Bob Garratt Published online by the Royal Society of Arts Building Bridges To the Future Post-Covid series. This essay is a provocation to all involved in corporate governance, and a practical response triggered by Bob’s clients, students and colleagues asking him ‘what is a company, and

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Redundancy pay for furloughed workers

Redundancy pay paid to furloughed workers based on normal wages From Friday 31st July 2020, furloughed workers losing their jobs became eligible for redundancy pay based on their normal wages and not their furlough rate.  The new law ensured that workers now receive their full pay-off, said Business Secretary Alok Sharma, who added "It is

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Passport, face-mask, Covid-19 policy – tick!

With the constantly changing picture, and uncertainty surrounding travel plans, quarantine rules and home viewings, relocation support has become even more invaluable to ensure clients are properly looked after and kept safe during the pandemic. New Normal As relocation support services recommence, a new way of working needs be taken into account to reflect this

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