25 September 2020: All countries are counting the cost of pandemic and trying to understand the role trade will play in recovery. For some, foreign direct investment is the answer. Cyprus is a case in point.
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22 September 2020: It was no good making assumptions. The Port of Rotterdam had to prepare for no UK/EU trade agreement early and now, with just a few weeks to go, it has already built a community of consensus, through stakeholder buy-in, to its new procedures.
17 September 2020: Alkis Hajittofis, executive director and head of portfolio management Resolute Investment Management a leading Cyprus-based alternative Investment Fund Manager, shares his insights on benefits and opportunities within the Cyprus funds industry.
14 September 2020: ‘Building back better’ is all very noble but delivering ’better’ is hard to imagine. Ceri Humphrey is Finance Director at engineering and construction firm VolkerFitzpatrick and has very clear ideas what this could mean.
11 September 2020: If this pandemic has taught us anything, it is that human beings are more vulnerable than we often think and that the human condition is relevant to business success or failure. So how do we account for the vulnerable?
20 August 2020: Julian Daly is Deputy President of Beds, Bucks and Herts (BBH) and Finance Director of OLIM Property which manages some £1bn of commercial property portfolios for institutional clients. He says ICAEW members have a vital role to play in the recovery as they are the eyes and ears of business.
20 August 2020: If we can restart the economy with the productivity gap in mind, we can recover stronger, according to Be the Business Director of Programmes Louise Sunderland.
18 August 2020: John Horgan, former Deputy CEO for EMIA of global engineering firm AECOM, tells us what policy recommendations he would make based on his experience as a businessman and engineer.
6 August: The City of Vancouver is aiming to have 50% of its service contracts with ethical or diverse suppliers by 2023. Alexander Ralph and Kim Buksa from the city’s Supply Chain Management department tell us how they’re going about it.
24 July 2020: The world’s largest technology companies are making big moves to reduce their carbon emissions. ICAEW Tech Faculty’s Kirstin Gillon reviews the latest announcements and asks what other businesses can do to reduce their carbon footprint.
24 July 2020: Holly Stiles is a Corporate Finance Partner at Grant Thornton Australia. She says companies planning to raise funds post-COVID should prepare well and do so quickly.
24 July 2020: COVID has caused us to question many priorities, conventions and perceptions. As lockdowns ease, we find ourselves asking how much we want to return to pre-COVID lifestyles.
23 July 2020: Policymakers are increasingly seeing the need to incorporate future generations into their decision making. Ellen Shepherd tells us about the framework her team is designing to systematise that process.
23 July 2020: There is growing concern that additional debt taken on by businesses during the lockdown period could dampen the economic recovery as companies service their debt rather than invest to expand. Henning Diederichs from ICAEW’s Public Sector team reports.
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