India and Britain share a partnership that has evolved over time to encompass nearly every aspect of the political and economic spectrum. Navtej Sarna, India’s relatively new diplomat to take charge of the crucial UK posting, takes time out to weigh up the scenario for his tenure. India and the UK enjoy a multi-level partnership and a very broad engagement. This historic relationship between the two countries was transformed into a Strategic Partnership in 2004. Indeed, this was in some [...]
Sanjeev Gupta is being dubbed the UK’s new “man of steel” after he emerged as a potential saviour of jobs if he were to acquire Tata Steel’s UK assets, which went up for sale in March. ‘India Global Business’ caught up with the founder and executive chairman of Liberty House Group to delve into the crisis in the European steel industry, restarting mothballed steelworks and why he feels his GreenSteel model would prove more resilient. How has bidding for Tata Steel UK [...]
Investments from India into the UK rose by nearly 65 per cent in 2015, establishing India as the third largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the UK. The number of fast-growth Indian companies in the UK, growing at more than 10 per cent, has nearly doubled from 36 to 62 firms in a year. These are just some of the key findings of a new report by Grant Thornton. Our new report, ‘India meets Britain 2016: Tracking the [...]
The Indian ICT industry has been a flag-bearer for the country, especially in the UK and Europe. NIIT Technologies, as a leading player in the field, is well placed to give an overview of the successes and challenges. The firm’s Europe in-charge weighs up the market, how it has evolved over the years and if the upcoming referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU) is likely to have any significant impact on the industry. Europe offers a [...]
There has been a flurry of activity among Indian companies operating in the UK and the wider European Union trading bloc. With the June 23 referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU edging closer, some of these deals may well be impacted.