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Who Knows Money More, Americans or Brits? Take The Quiz!

Test your financial knowledge by taking this short quiz! You can even win an iPad! Click image to take the Money Master Challenge (via TotallyMoney.com). More »

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Euro Expected to Fall Below Dollar by 2017

Deutsche Bank has issued a report stating that it expects to see the euro fall below parity with the dollar for the first time in over a decade. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s More »

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What is the difference between a non-refundable and refundable tax credit?

There are a few major differences between non-refundable tax credits and refundable tax credits in Canada. While any tax credits are surely something positive for any individual or busienss, check out this More »

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What are the best business rewards programs for business travelers?

In today's globalized world, firms are doing an increasing amount of business with corporations, vendors, and clients from overseas. While many initial communications can be conducted over the telecommunications that are ubiquitous More »

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Who will be your employee of the month this February?

Employers often congratulate their staff for exemplary work throughout the year. Outstanding staff may receive rewards or employee of the month accolades for excellent sales, customer service or for going beyond the More »

 

3 ways to ‘grow your own’ skilled workforce

Far from being able to pick and choose between quality applicants, many firms are faced with a struggle when it comes getting the right staff on board. The skills gap has consequences for all businesses – not least when it comes to time wasted in sifting through mountains of CVs looking for suitably qualified individuals. So why not look at ways to address the causes of the problem? Modern apprenticeships, university placements and even school work experience schemes can offer businesses

What you Need to Set up a Business in Dubai

If you are wondering if setting up a business in Dubai is for you this article is a good starting point. Here we give you an overview of what you need to do to start doing business in Dubai. This article is very much an overview. If you want all of the details and access to help to set up your business quickly, PrimePlus is a great place to get that help. Pick a business The first step is to pick a business model. You can set up a huge range of businesses in Dubai, but there are restrictions.

How to configure your office space

There are very few more important tasks that a business needs to get right than setting up an office space that encourages collaboration, provides comfort and is reflective of the company ethos. It's no coincidence that office design services have become one of the fastest growing business support facilitators in recent years, and there's plenty of good advice that is applicable to all companies and organisations. We're going to take a look now at some of the core principles in designing a

Who Knows Money More, Americans or Brits? Take The Quiz!

Test your financial knowledge by taking this short quiz! You can even win an iPad! Click image to take the Money Master Challenge (via TotallyMoney.com).

The state of the Euro as 2014 winds down…

Despite being more than six years removed from the financial crisis of 2008, Europe's collective economy remains in a fragile state. While some of the worst hit nations like Greece and Spain have finally begun to recover from the economic depression that had crushed consumer confidence over that time period, the growth of other nations such as Germany and the United Kingdom has either slowed to a crawl or stalled outright. With a shocking number of European banks failing stress tests in recent

Euro Expected to Fall Below Dollar by 2017

Deutsche Bank has issued a report stating that it expects to see the euro fall below parity with the dollar for the first time in over a decade. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s biggest bank and is the second biggest currency trader in the world. They expect that the value of the euro will slip below that of the dollar by 2017.   This is the most aggressive call yet from the bank, although it does reflect what other banks have already noted. The majority of banks have already taken an incredibly bearish

What is the difference between a non-refundable and refundable tax credit?

There are a few major differences between non-refundable tax credits and refundable tax credits in Canada. While any tax credits are surely something positive for any individual or busienss, check out this post to learn about refundable ones which can actually be considered as payments! Non-Refundable Tax Credits A tax credit that cannot reduce the amount of tax  that a person or business owes to less than zero. If a tax credit were able to reduce the amount of tax that someone owes to less

Reasons to Hire a Business Broker When Selling Your Business

Back in the dark days of 2008 and 2009, when employees were losing their supposedly safe corporate jobs en masse, these talented individuals needed to act – and fast – if they were to keep theirs mortgages and lives afloat. Many of these folks chose themselves and started businesses, and while the economic climate was rough, the flexibility they were able to offer their clients allowed a good number of them to succeed in the end. Fast forward 5+ years, and the economy has largely recovered,

Great Places to Mix Business and Pleasure – Tamarindo, Costa Rica!

Costa Rica is definitely the most stable and financially well off country in Central America. In fact, they don't even have an army anymore! While many fly to San Jose to take care of business, why not mix in a bit of pleasure as well? This post is about a wonderful destination in Costa Rica that you can escape the busy business life and enjoy the rewards from all of your hard work. Read on to learn a bit more about Tamarindo. Being a famous vacation spot for tourists in Costa Rica, the peak holiday

What are the best business rewards programs for business travelers?

In today's globalized world, firms are doing an increasing amount of business with corporations, vendors, and clients from overseas. While many initial communications can be conducted over the telecommunications that are ubiquitous in this day and age, when the time comes to consummate a major deal, nothing quite seals it like heading over to your client's home territory, smoothing over any bumps in the process face to face, and starting a partnership with a firm handshake. As a result of this,