UK Edition – 25th October 2019

///UK Edition – 25th October 2019

Brexit as usual keeps businesses on edge

2019-10-25T20:38:02+00:00October 25th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Business chiefs and analysts wearing thin of a wait and watch approach to an ever-moving target for Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU). The finish line in any race is most often the clearest goal towards which competitors can focus their attention. However, in the Brexit race, more of a dash in the days leading up to the October 31 mark, it is that very finish line that has continued to blur every time it seems remotely within reach. [...]

Boris’ no ifs or buts approach ends in lots of ifs and buts

2019-10-31T13:48:06+00:00October 25th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Editorial comment ‘India Global Business’ analyses the scenario as another Brexit deadline falls by the wayside and the UK gears up for a General Election on December 12. Business as usual is a desired outcome that reflects certainty and purpose. But as the Big Story this time explores, the UK is going through a long-drawn phase of Brexit as usual instead. The overwhelming voice from within industry quarters is one of sheer fatigue and frustration, with many declining to weigh [...]

India sets sights on companies leaving China

2019-10-25T15:19:17+00:00October 25th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Editorial 'India Global Business' analyses the steps India can take to become the more attractive manufacturing hub in Asia. The Finance Minister has announced that the Indian government is preparing a plan to attract foreign companies looking for alternatives to China in the wake of the US-China trade war. India has, in the past, missed the bus each time the world went through a major business restructuring. The roots of the global supply chains that brought unprecedented prosperity to the [...]

We gain a lot from our current partnership with Europe

2019-11-01T07:24:44+00:00October 25th, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

The leader of the Liberal Democrats presents her stance on the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and elaborates on why retaining a close alignment with the EU is the answer for even UK-India relations. As leader of the Liberal Democrats, my top priority right now is to stop Brexit. Liberal Democrats, alongside millions of UK citizens, recognise that Brexit is bad for Britain. Brexit has already inflicted real damage on our country. It has cost taxpayers billions to fund ‘no deal’ preparations, [...]

Herd mentality is detrimental to entrepreneurship

2019-10-25T19:41:33+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Devita Saraf, Founder of California-headquartered VU Technologies, gives a peek into the brand’s noteworthy journey in a highly competitive market and shares her message for budding entrepreneurs in India. What drew you to the field of consumer electronics in India? I come from a family that had an electronics business and I was always driven towards the world of business. Technology is one of those fields that is constantly evolving. It’s why I love technology - it’s always updating. The [...]

5 ways India can attract companies moving out of China

2019-10-25T20:29:48+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa outlines five ways in which India can attract companies looking for alternative markets to China. Soon after cutting corporate tax rates last month, India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman explained that the move would help shed some light on what foreign companies were looking for when setting up manufacturing plants in India. A few days ago, she was explicit, saying that the Indian government will soon prepare a plan to woo multinational companies looking [...]

Britain has not yet faced its hard choices

2019-10-26T18:18:11+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

A political expert delves into how the post-Brexit Global Britain message is playing out in reality and the uncertainty surrounding the UK’s relationship with both EU and non-EU countries. ‘Global Britain’ is the ultimate goal for many Brexiters. They see new, tailored trade deals around the world as Brexit’s great prize. Fast-growing economies, including India, China and Brazil, feature prominently. Critics counter that increasing friction with the European Union – the UK’s largest and nearest partner – has high costs. [...]

Opportunities within the US-India Tech Corridor look promising

2019-10-30T16:18:20+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Government initiatives towards growing business, corporate partnerships and India’s constantly growing tech sector present several opportunities for the US to tap into, reflects a tech expert. The US is one of the largest export markets for the Indian IT industry. The Indian IT industry is an important participant in contributing and strengthening bilateral business relations between India and the US. The skills and competency of the Indian IT industry add to the global competitiveness for US-based companies. Indian IT has [...]

The trend for innovative tastes will continue to grow

2019-11-01T07:53:38+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Interview A steady investor in India since 2007, Barry Callebaut announced the ground-breaking of a new chocolate factory in Baramati earlier this year. Ben De Schryver, President of Barry Callebaut Asia Pacific, shares what makes the country a strong market for the chocolatiers and deliberates on the new health-conscious outlook towards chocolate and confectionery. What makes the Indian market a particularly sweet proposition for Barry Callebaut? India has a population that is burgeoning and rapidly developing. Everyone wants to go [...]