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Staying ahead of the trade curve

2020-02-14T14:59:17+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, UK Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

UK’s Deputy Trade Commissioner for South Asia urges UK businesses to deepen engagement with India as it is quickly racing up the charts to become one of the fastest growing economies of the year. Highlights: As the UK leaves the EU, there is a great opportunity to create even deeper and stronger ties with India. UK-India bilateral trade increased by 6.4 per cent to over £22 billion in the year till September 2019, with the UK’s services exports to India [...]

Building on India-US people-to-people ties

2020-02-17T11:36:49+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, North America Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

A former diplomat emphasises the importance of bilateral engagement beyond the leadership level to ensure stronger US-India relations that span decades. Highlights: While close personal ties between leaders are important, personal ties between senior officials below the leader level are also critical to advancing bilateral ties between the US and India. Several dialogues established by Washington and New Delhi have enabled working-level officials and technical experts from both countries to meet and discuss issues ranging from health cooperation to counterterrorism [...]

Don’t cloud Modi’s progressive agenda

2020-02-14T15:04:26+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, North America Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020, UK Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

The shrill debate around the Indian government’s recent decisions on Kashmir and citizenship has clouded a slew of measures that reflect a broader, more progressive social and economic narrative, writes India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa. If you read much of the media coverage on India these days, you could be forgiven for being left with an impression that the country is on the verge of a totalitarian takeover. Its vibrant democracy and tradition of standing strong on human [...]

India’s brain gain: A new trajectory for talent

2020-02-17T14:52:19+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, Home Page, North America Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020, UK Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

The previous ‘brain drain’ trend of young Indians migrating overseas for a better quality of life is now indicating a reversal and India stands to benefit greatly from the skills and experience they bring back. Highlights: With US-educated individuals returning to India, the country is benefitting from the reintegration of educated and skilled individuals. The intent of these individuals to return to India rather than elsewhere in the West indicates the advances that the country has made. Improvements in higher [...]

As Brexit recedes into history, time for a new chapter

2020-02-17T13:03:05+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, UK Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

In the words of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Brexit is receding into history and therefore it is time for ‘India Global Business’ to move its “Eye on Brexit” on to the next chapter – that of the UK as a non-member of the European Union (EU). Highlights: With Brexit now “a thing of the past", 'India Global Business’ is reinventing its very own “Eye on Brexit” column, which has been a dedicated space for views and analyses around the [...]

Diversity makes good business sense

2020-02-17T14:48:14+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, Home Page, North America Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020, UK Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

The CEO of the UK’s leading digital venture builder expounds on the need for diversity and inclusion in workplaces and how this can be achieved. Highlights: Public struggles on gender-related issues within the workplace have real and immediate costs. There is empirical evidence that points to more gender diverse teams achieving higher productivity as well as improved business outcomes. A recent study showed that companies that have more diverse management teams had around 19 per cent higher revenue due to [...]