FAMILY BUSINESSES: Europe’s solid rock

Jobs By 8 enero, 2018 No Comments

Business families found 6 companies on average across their history, according to a study by several European universities. According to the STEP Project report, which incorporates research conducted at ESADE, European family businesses are particularly strong in terms of compliance with environmental regulations. Reputation and influence over business governance and management are among the priorities of family firms.

UK: Will Brexit quit jobs in the finance industry?

Europe bad and good By 3 enero, 2018 No Comments

Whilst Downing Street recently claimed that Theresa May remains confident in agreeing an exit deal with Brussels, UK Brexit Secretary David Davis is briefing the Cabinet for the possibility of leaving the EU without a deal. As the uncertainty of striking a deal with the EU intensifies, Hamidreza Ghanbari, CEO of Pilatus Bank, discusses the challenges and opportunities that the UK will have to endure post Brexit regardless of whether a trade deal with EU is agreed.

ZURICH: Swiss health care system at the top

Living By 26 diciembre, 2017 2 Comments

The Swiss health care system has gained a reputation of being one of the best in the world. There is an extensive network of hospitals and doctors, waiting lists for treatment are rare and medical facilities have the latest technology. However, as with most things in Switzerland, there is a price tag attached to this quality!

BREXIT: Will English lose importance?

Study By 19 diciembre, 2017 No Comments

Brexit has given urgency to the UK’s quest to be a major international trading partner beyond Europe, while at the same time highlighting the importance of our continuing connection with our European neighbours. Among the skills and capabilities the UK will need an understanding of other cultures and languages will continue to be important for successful international relationships at all levels.