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Over a Quarter of Businesses Plan to Relocate Outside the UK 

Better amenities, talent pools, tax breaks, affordable real estate and increased odds of success are just a few of the reasons businesses choose to relocate. A new address has the potential to improve profitability, provide access to new markets, increase employee happiness and even lower the overall costs of doing business. With Brexit uncertainty in […]

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Bold Moves: How Three Companies Recruit In A Tight Labor Market

In a tight labor market, the best strategy for luring top talent is to brandish an exciting culture of innovation. Oh, and sunshine doesn’t hurt, either—at least according to three top business leaders from Universal Orlando Resort, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and AdventHealth.

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Companies Lose Millions by Side-lining Procurement Teams, Research Shows 

Businesses failing to use procurement specialists to ensure they get best value from Third-Party Logistics suppliers (3PLs) are potentially losing millions, according to the latest research from leading supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA. SCALA surveyed a selection of the UK’s best-known businesses and 3PLs (whose revenue runs into the billions and whose number of clients run into the thousands) […]

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Mind the mental health gap: Employees are THREE times more likely to discuss physical ailments over mental health issues at work

The disparity in physical and mental health at work is laid bare in new research from the ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign, as it launches its new Workplace Manifesto1 ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019). A OnePoll survey of 2,000 employed adults reveals that, on average, 42% of employees feel comfortable discussing […]

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The House Offers a Small Step Forward on Retirement Savings

The U.S. House of Representatives will soon consider the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019, introduced by House Ways and Means chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) and cosponsored by a bipartisan cohort. The Senate Finance Committee has introduced a similar bill, the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act of 2019, but has […]

Connecticut Payroll Tax Proposal Raises Difficult Questions

With less than a month remaining in the legislative session, some Connecticut lawmakers want to go bold, eliminating the income tax for many taxpayers and replacing it with a new payroll tax. And while it has the support of some key legislators, many important details have yet to be worked out. The proposal seems straightforward […]

Science2Startup Symposium Convened Close to 300 Academic Researchers, Venture Capitalists, Entrepreneurs, and Pharmaceutical Executives, Creating Connections to Advance Scientific Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 Science2Startup (S2S TM), an invitation-only symposium, convened close to 300 members of the biotech ecosystem at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard on April 23, 2019. The Symposium featured 12 university researchers and first-time entrepreneurs who presented their work to an audience comprised of biopharma investors, industry executives, and fellow academic researchers. “Science2Startup aims to equip exciting young startups in […]

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Pass-Through Businesses Q&A

Pass-through businesses are the dominant business structure in America. Pass throughs file more tax returns and report more business income than C corporations. Pass-through businesses are not subject to the corporate income tax, but instead report their income on the individual income tax returns of owners. This blog will address some frequently asked questions about […]

Pass-Through Businesses Q&A

Pass-through businesses are the dominant business structure in America. Pass throughs file more tax returns and report more business income than C corporations. Pass-through businesses are not subject to the corporate income tax, but instead report their income on the individual income tax returns of owners. This blog will address some frequently asked questions about […]

Reliance on Social Insurance Tax Revenue in Europe

A recent report on tax revenue sources shows that social insurance taxes are an important revenue source for European governments. In 2017 (the most recent data available), social insurance taxes were the second largest tax revenue source in Europe (27 countries covered), at an average of 29.7 percent of total tax revenue. Only consumption taxes were […]

New Details on the Austrian Tax Reform Plan

German Version Key Findings Last week, the Austrian Finance Ministry released its tax reform package, amounting to an annual tax cut of €8.3 billion by 2022. The tax reform plan includes lower personal income tax rates and lower social security contributions, reducing Austria’s high tax burden on labor. For businesses, the package includes a cut […]

James Beard Foundation Receives Over $1 Million To Support Female Culinary Entrepreneurs Thanks To Grubhub’s “Donate The Change” Program

The James Beard Foundation today announced that the organization’s Women’s Leadership Programs has benefitted from over a million dollars contributed by diners of Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace. During the month of March, Grubhub diners – in celebration of Women’s History Month and in support of Grubhub’s RestaurantHER initiative aimed at advancing […]

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Minnesota House and Senate at Odds Over Gas Tax Increase

The Minnesota House of Representatives and Senate have each passed an infrastructure funding bill, but the two chambers have very different ideas of how to generate additional revenue for road and bridge repairs. The sticking point? Whether to increase the excise tax on gas. Currently, Minnesota’s gas tax is 28.6 cents per gallon (cpg), the […]

Students of Top MBA Programmes Spend $21,000 to Travel; Israel, Japan, and Colombia are the Most Popular Destinations

Using data from trips organised by MBA students on its platform since 2015, WeTravel released three key statistics on the travel behaviour of MBA students from top US schools. MBA trips can be divided into two categories: (a) career-focused group travel; e.g. a 35-person trip organised by MBA Technology Club to the Bay Area to visit tech […]

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Perkbox, Europe’s Fastest Growing Employee Experience Platform, Raises £13.5M in Funding Boost

Perkbox, Europe’s fastest growing employee experience platform, has announced £13.5M in equity funding to support the worldwide expansion of its employee experience platform. The round is led primarily by existing investor Draper Esprit, alongside long-term Perkbox angels. Recently No. 25 in the FT’s list of 1,000 fastest growing European companies, Perkbox is a platform designed to provide […]

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Lack of Diversity is Fuelling the IT Skills Deficiency

New research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) shows that the skills challenge is going to increase over the next three years for tech businesses. The link between the continuing skills challenge and a lack of diversity in the workplace are part of the same issue, but is consistently overlooked by tech business leaders, claim […]

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Choosing the Right Funding Route for Your Business

  For today’s business looking for investment finance there are myriad funding routes open to them. There are the more traditional venture capitalists and angel investors, as well as newer crowdfunding options, and, if you don’t mind paying interest, funding from high street banks or peer to peer lending can be a route to take. […]

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A Culture of Learning

Kelly Palmer spent the early years of her career deep in Silicon Valley’s trenches of product development and corporate strategy. But one day she had what she calls a “mid-life career crisis,” and pivoted her own journey into the world of corporate learning. She went on to run the Sun Microsystems learning group, and […]

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Ahead of the Curve

*Updated Jan. 2019: After initial publication and following a major acquisition in 2018, the company has grown to over $7 billion in revenue and more than 200,000 employees. Service areas increased to the U.K., and Central and Latin America. Steve Jones, CEO at Allied Universal, has grown the security company from $12 million in […]

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The Future Looks Sweet

Online shopping has slowed checkout aisle impulse buys like candy bars. Former Unilever executive Doug Straton is now tapping data to reconfigure how Hershey’s conducts business to compete in a bricks-and-clicks retail landscape. For brands today, a customer’s inability to find products, paired with subpar online content, is the equivalent of […]

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One Hundred Years of Hope

Founded in 1919, Save the Children is a global nonprofit whose mission is to make sure that every single child, no matter where they live, has the opportunity to have a healthy start, an education, and to be protected from harm. Carolyn Miles, previously the organization’s COO, and now CEO, is on a mission to […]

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Smarter Building

In 2009, Jason Adams wasn’t sure what was next. The thirtysomething entrepreneur based in Bend, Oregon had already built up a successful land development business, but the area had just been hit with a housing crash, turning Bend into one of the fastest depreciating real estate markets in the country. Adams watched 90-95% of his […]

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The Deal with AI

Sam Riley thinks about deals all day. As the CEO of Ansarada, an AI-powered dealmaking platform, he focuses not just on making the deal experience transparent for all parties—including corporate acquisitions, mergers, and partnerships—but also on learning from the 12+ years of data the company has seen fly through its system, to identify patterns in […]

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The Next Workforce

A startup veteran, Roger Dickey has moved on from his last success—selling a gaming company to Zynga and founding the game Mafia Wars with 100 million users—to become the founder and CEO of Gigster, a five-year-old company that allows enterprise clients to tap into an elite pool of independent developers for building and maintaining their […]

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AI for the Rest of Us

As an expert in AI, Joshua Gans spends a lot of time separating hype from reality. Currently a Professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, he teaches MBA students networking and digital marketing strategy—including how companies can use technology to compete through innovation. We sat down with Joshua to discuss the new […]

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