Knee Jerk v Big Picture I don’t think I’m the first person to suggest we are living in ‘interesting’ times. What has been described as an old Chinese Curse, has sadly become a daily challenge. After almost a year of the Covid Pandemic around the globe every life has been touched, some more than others.
In Utmost Good Faith In these challenging times, we are all looking for surety and stability and of course financial security. The principle of an Insurance policy, be it for your car, your home, your business remains the same in that it can be relied upon to provide financial protection against unexpected events or negligence.
Resilience is critical to leadership success “Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” ― Steve Maraboli Resilience is foundational to success. One constant in life is the inevitable flow of perpetual changes. In a turbulent environment, including this incredibly challenging year, it becomes challenging to feel settled. We crave
A Risk Management primer, for a new company landing and expanding in New York Historically a melting pot, New York is a diverse metropolitan area, which translates well for entrepreneurs of all ethnic backgrounds. Of the approximately 8.5 million people living in the city, more than one-third are foreign-born, the highest rate in more than
The city that never sleeps will awaken again Downtown Anyone visiting New York City for the first time is overwhelmed by the sheer size of the skyline and immediately feels the frenetic energy of people living their lives and business getting done. I’m a Brit, having moved to the US nearly 14 years ago. Suffice
At risk – Companies and Directors The most likely entity that a foreign company establishing itself in the UK will form is a limited liability company. A. Limited Liability company and its shareholders A limited liability company will create a barrier of protection between risk and its shareholders. Shareholders cannot be liable for more than
Virtual Meeting Expert Jon Hammond offers Six Tips to Online Meeting Success I hope you agree, we are all in a new world when it comes to business meetings. The leadership challenge of how to influencing/persuade teams that are likely to be remote has taken on a new dimension. Some international companies have been doing
Those of you of a certain age may remember ‘Fat Larry’. If you don’t, you may be thinking we are in danger of being politically incorrect, but the truth is, Fat Larry James was the founder of an American R&B and Funk band from Philadelphia who had a number two hit in the UK singles
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
Could your business benefit from reduced employer costs for a first employee in Belgium this year? According to Briars’ Belgium partner Pro-Pay, it is distinctly possible. For a company that has never hired an employee in Belgium before, the cost of labour is reduced due to lower employer social security contributions. This is applicable for