Land and Expand part V - Insurances As we walk through the Land & Expand journey, we reach the fifth stage, being Insurances. Often overlooked in the process but necessary to ensure that your overseas trading entity, your board of directors, your employees, your customers and your supply chain are all sufficiently protected. Requirements will
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Land and Expand part IV - Local Country Incorporation As we reach stage 4 of our Land & Expand journey, our attention turns to incorporation and an overview of what should be considered. We have chosen to focus on the UK however, the underlying approach varies little between countries and much can be gleaned in
What’s in a reputation? The Billionaire and Founder of Amazon.com Jeff Bezos once said, ‘Your Reputation is what people talk about when you leave the room’. They are very difficult to quantify and measure, but we all have one, and hopefully yours is positive and one to be proud of. But how are they created?
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.
Is there a straightforward answer? Irrespective of where in the world you want to open that next office, adherence to a tried and tested roadmap to guide you through the underlying requirements will be essential. This generic map is subsequently anchored by local laws, tailoring your solution to ensure ongoing compliance. Sadly, for many investor-backed
Changes to government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme expected to have an immediate impact.
The UK government’s loan scheme to assist businesses hit by the coronavirus outbreak has been overhauled. Initial measures, including government guaranteed loans amounting to £330 bn were announced in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19. However, several problems with the scheme have since been identified and changes have been made. The changes are focused
The Raleigh Lecture 2019 Adapting to a New Business Landscape The Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4) has changed the way we live and work. It has altered the workplace around us and forced us to adapt. In a business landscape increasingly dominated by technology, we have had to re-evaluate which attributes and experiences hold the most
Entrepreneurs look to the future, but they also learn from the past. At times, the past, present, and future seem strung out from one another, but at key moments in time they feel incredibly condensed. We are living through the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a time which Historian Dr. D. Harrup describes as ‘nothing less than
This Summer, Kate Jolly jumped out of a perfectly good aeroplane. The CEO of Briars Group had not taken leave of her senses, though. In fact, there were two very good reasons for this act. Firstly, to raise money for the Guild of Entrepreneurs Trust - a charity which is dedicated to supporting the development