Guest Columns – India Global Business

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Sodium-ion based battery technologies: An alternative to existing solutions?

2020-05-31T09:10:15+00:00May 30th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

Energy storage technologies, like sodium-ion batteries, based on abundant metals, offer an exciting opportunity for India, which does not have any viable domestic reserves for the currently dominant lithium-ion batteries.

Switzerland, an investment in innovation

2020-05-25T12:51:27+00:00May 24th, 2020|Hotspot - India Global Business|

Famed for the Alps and its banking system, the country offers its investors world class innovative solutions, from banking to manufacturing. Low capital costs, a stable currency, strong purchasing power, moderate taxation and a federal state system have earned Switzerland the title of a safe investment haven across the world. Known for its politically neutral position in the world, Switzerland is located in the heart of Europe, giving its investors access to the world’s largest consumer market. Related stories: The [...]

Indian doctors fight against double whammy UK visa surcharge

2020-05-22T05:59:41+00:00May 20th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

Measures to support foreign medics employed with the NHS fall short on fairness grounds. As the UK’s Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill 2020 returned to the House of Commons on its journey to becoming law, the so-called “historic” piece of post-Brexit legislation has got mired in outcries. “Our new points-based system is firmer, fairer, and simpler. It will attract the people we need to drive our economy forward and lay the foundation for a high wage, high [...]

Where is the gunpowder? VC funds launched in 2020

2020-05-20T14:25:52+00:00May 19th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Trendspotting - India Global Business|

Many venture capitalists around the world have announced fresh funding or have expanded their footprint into international markets, our VC expert does a quick round up of the latest deals. The inspiration behind this article was simple. To compile a list of VCs and other investors who have recently raised fresh funds. Over the last few months, I have been keeping a record of new fund announcements that I have come across in the VC world. I figured it might [...]

Coping with the COVID-19 crisis and conquering it

2020-05-20T16:49:00+00:00May 18th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, Insight - India Global Business|

The Managing Director of Apollo Tyres shares the measures the company has undertaken for the safety and wellbeing of all its employees. Highlights: COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work and has adversely impacted several industries across the world. Apollo Tyres has donated thousands of masks, initiated campaigns and seen voluntary salary cuts for senior executives to help during the crisis. India needs to consider policies to help corporations which are job creators. COVID-19 has changed the [...]

The pandemic might have opened up a huge export market for India – Skills

2020-05-20T14:36:02+00:00May 15th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Trendspotting - India Global Business|

These emerging changes in ways of conducting business present a unique opportunity for the Indian workforce. Highlights: Changes in the ways of conducting business during the pandemic will give rise to one truly global job market. The primary criteria for candidate search would be their skills rather than geographical location. India needs to ramp up formal training and education and raise its National Occupational Standards to make its workforce competitive on a global stage. When the Skill India initiative [...]