Value Creator or Destroyer? Keys to Profitable Outcomes
Bournemouth International Centre For meetings great and small
Time to Grow
Aargau means business
Aargau, Switzerland – The Centre for High-Tech Industries
A Good Reputation – Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule, Jena
Room for Success
Value Creator or Destroyer? Keys to Profitable Outcomes History is littered with examples, from AOL and Time Warner to Daimler and Chrysler, Kmart and Sears to Bank of America and Countrywide. Although there is a wealth of empirical evidence that shows an 80 percent failure rate for mergers and acquisitions, organisations just can’t seem to stop themselves from trying. Read the Full Story
Bournemouth International Centre For meetings great and small Bournemouth International Centre is the South’s largest, purpose-built business events venue, with licensed capacity for 10,000 delegates, and capacity for a further 2,000 at the nearby Bournemouth Pavilion. Operated by social enterprise BH Live, they attract major players in the public and private sector, bringing millions of pounds into the local economy through employment and business tourism. Read the Full Story
Time to Grow Licking County, Ohio has an impressive story to tell to, and about, its business community. A story of talent, accessibility, affordability and collaboration that is making a difference to domestic and international businesses in the area. Long a centre of innovation, manufacturing and technology, Licking County has never wavered in its commitment to these key sectors. Read the Full Story
Aargau means business Centrally located within Europe, Canton Aargau is one of Switzerland’s most attractive economic areas.The offers excellent national and international connections, an attractive tax environment and a concentration of high-tech expertise. It is renowned for its research and educational institutions and the high-quality of its residential and living facilities. Its outstanding location, just a short distance from the inter- national airports in Zurich and Basel, means that companies profit from proximity to customers and partners as well as internationally experienced logistics providers. Read the Full Story
Aargau, Switzerland – The Centre for High-Tech Industries Welcome to Aargau – the Swiss high-tech canton with a Triple A rating. In Aargau, where the number of people working in R&D is twice the Swiss average, you will find the best environment for your company to succeed: new technologies and a highly qualified and motivated workforce. Read the Full Story
A Good Reputation – Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule, Jena The range and exceptional quality of higher education establishments in Germany means that those looking to study there are often spoilt for choice. Germany has private as well as state-run universities, and this is also the case with the universities of applied sciences as well as the specialist art and music schools. Some 95 per cent of the country's higher education institutions are government funded and owned, while just five per cent are in the private sector. Read the Full Story
Room for Success With travellers’ expectations increasing and the standards expected from global hotel brands getting even higher, the European hospitality sector is in great shape and rising to the challenge. Last year Europe attracted 22 million more international tourists than it did in 2013, and this growth is set to continue. The Titanic Hotel Group, a family-owned company, was founded in the early 1970’s when the Aygün family opened their first restaurant in Berlin. The group experienced fast growth and thanks to additional international interest they have since opened hotels in Istanbul, Antalya and Berlin, with another elite hotel opening soon in Bodrum. Read the Full Story
image Value Creator or Destroyer? Keys to Profitable Outcomes
image Bournemouth International Centre For meetings great and small
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image Aargau, Switzerland – The Centre for High-Tech Industries
image A Good Reputation – Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule, Jena
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British companies carry out more foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in Germany than in any other European country - and by far. Between 2008 and 2013, the latest reporting period, 402 FDI projects were carried out by UK-based firms in the country, fDI Markets data shows. This compares with 293 projects in France and 270 in Ireland. BP, British Telecom, Vodafone, GlaxoSmithKline, British Airways, EasyJet as well as a diverse range of British software companies have all invested in Germany in recent years.

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Aargau means Business

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The bull market is marking its five-year anniversary, and the NASDAQ – America’s index of tech stocks – has hit a high not seen since February 2000, when the infamous tech bubble burst. Enormous...

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