Many of the largest and most successful companies in the world are actually holding companies; however, most people are unaware of their structure, functioning and purpose.
A holding company can simply be defined as a company that does not have any business, activities or operations of its own. Instead, it owns assets in the form of shares or stocks in other corporations, limited partnerships or limited liability companies. A holding company has to own enough voting stock in these other subsidiary
As the global economy begins to recover from years of recession, the employment world continues to suffer challenges as it tries to move forward and keep up with the changing economy. Dealing with the changing demographic of workers and the corresponding changes in work habits and work ethics means that employers have to find new ways of attracting workers to jobs and encouraging them to stay.
For many employers, the difficulties and legalities faced with this new kind of employee field can
NTT Data is in the process of a undergoing a massive project that will transform how knowledge is conveyed for future generations. In partnership with the Vatican Library, NTT Data is digitizing the entire priceless collection to be accessible from anywhere in the world.
The Vatican Library might be the most important collection of historic works of writing and artwork on the entire planet. It was the mission of the Catholic Church to preserve knowledge for future generations, and for hundreds
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
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.
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
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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
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
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