A legacy of wealth for the next generation Conversations
The biggest wealth transfer in history is underway. But future high net worth individuals need more than a portfolio rundown.
Island paradise banks on data to revive tourism Conversations
What really draws in visitors? A Caribbean island uncovered some surprising insights when it dived into its tourism data.
National security threat to Asia Pacific M&A, say dealmakers Conversations
Dealmakers fear national security issues pose a risk to cross-border M&A in the Asia Pacific region, as governments voice concerns about overseas influences.
Crisis shows value of putting the human back into HR Human Capital and Resourcing
In the GFC, boards turned to the CFO to help navigate turbulent times. During Covid-19, though, it’s the HR team in the spotlight.
Building a better tourism model Recovery
The Bahamas’ $3 billion tourism industry was crippled when visitors vanished. How can data make the sector more robust?
Gibraltar ‘frontier’ a rocky subject for Brexit Brexit
The UK’s territory shares a land border with Spain – can movement across it remain seamless as it has for 35 years?
Asia Pacific set to lead global M&A recovery M & A
Many dealmakers are optimistic about Asia-Pacific’s prospects for the remainder of 2020 and early 2021.
The never normal: Continuous change and reimagining work Conversations
The more things change, the less the word change has meaning. Mindsets must be geared to evolution, writes Donal Laverty.
Ireland lures UK businesses as Brexit deadline nears Brexit
For the Republic of Ireland, uncertainty over future trade with the UK is tempered with opportunity.
It’s Brexit time: Down to business Conversations
No last-minute reprieves, no political will for further delays. What will a no-deal Brexit mean for business?
Trucks and tribulations: Brexit logistics Brexit
If the Smart Freight system doesn’t work, trucks could take up to two days just to reach the Kent ferry port.
Northern Irish business in dark over Brexit wrangle Brexit
Four years have failed to provide clarity for business. The challenge is a tale that can be told through pizza.
Scotch whisky feels pinch from all sides Brexit
A tariff war, then lockdowns, now Brexit. An industry that supports 40,000 UK jobs faces more uncertainty.
Austria’s green incentives grab attention of business owners Advisory
Changes to Austria’s benefit-in-kind tax rules and green technology incentives have grabbed the attention of some employers, writes Günther Stenico.
Governments charge up EV manufacturing Advisory
Electric vehicle incentives are increasing, as stimulus packages are ushered in to revive economies that have slowed during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Who owns the electric car customer? Conversations
Where once car manufacturers owned the customer, in the new world of electric vehicles that may no longer be the case. The next move by manufacturers could be decisive.
Will foreign investors strike gold? Conversations
There has been a surge of interest in golden visas, which is being welcomed despite concerns about misuse.
Thawing the dealmaking freeze Conversations
M&A in North America has been moving at a glacial speed. What will drive a turnaround in 2020?
Unlocking the economic power of the unbanked Advisory
Some 1.7 billion adults are without a bank account. With COVID-19 accelerating moves to a cashless society, financial inclusion is key.
Tech, travel key to M&A recovery Advisory
As the waves of dealmaking start to increase, there are opportunities but also new risks and challenges.
Leading from afar: Lessons of COVID-19 and the future of work Conversations
The lessons learned from working remotely — and the positive spin-offs of lockdowns — should not be lost.
COVID-19 and real estate: what now for the office? Advisory
With many homes now a workplace, how will commercial property perform when lockdowns lift?
Private equity hunts for good news as M&A optimism vanishes Advisory
European dealmakers expected 2020 to be rough for M&A but COVID-19 has all but crushed any remaining confidence.
Will COVID-19 fire up cannabis legislation or kick it into the weeds? Advisory
With some cannabis companies near breaking point, the demand for tax revenue could be a lifeline in the post-COVID world.
When the lockdown lifts: now what for business? Advisory
As the coronavirus crisis persists, some countries are beginning to plan a staged reopening. What changes should business expect?
Tax the sin or reward the saint? Conversations
From meat tariffs to latte levies, can tax policy build a better society?
How the world is navigating the COVID-19 storm Advisory
Industries are hurting as the world grapples with the evolving COVID-19 crisis. What actions are governments and banks taking?
Consulting to cannabis: risk, reward in emerging market Conversations
Cannabis has rapidly grown into a $15 billion industry but there are plenty of pitfalls in this emerging market.
Electric vehicles hit high gear Advisory
Demand is growing for electric vehicles as drivers take the high road. How critical are incentives for keeping this emerging sector moving?
Five generations – one war for talent Advisory
Five generations working alongside each other. What does that mean for managing talent?
Inside the rise and rise of advisory Advisory
Businesses are seeking expert advice to navigate uncertain times. It’s a trend that has forced a change in the way accounting firms work.
What do dealmakers expect in the next year? Conversations
Amid the chaos of geopolitical events and economic uncertainty, how do dealmakers feel about their ability to get deals done?
Digitalisation of tax: the dawn of the robo regulator Conversations
Faster assessments, greater accuracy – the arguments are strong. But there are risks and challenges too, as some have already discovered.
The biggest change to EU’s VAT in nearly 25 years Conversations
There are fears businesses are unprepared for tougher cross-border sale requirements.