UK Edition – March 2019

/Tag: UK Edition – March 2019

The ‘Indian Backstop’: A Brexit insurance policy May should be investing in more

2020-08-20T07:07:22+00:00March 8th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – March 2019|

Rather than talking down a post-Brexit UK, I have remained firm in my view that Brexit or no Brexit, we must showcase the opportunities that India provides, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. People in the Western world are well aware of the story of Roman Emperor Nero fiddling while Rome burned. History seems to repeating itself in a distant corner of what was once the Roman empire – Britain. The deadline for leaving the European Union (EU) is [...]

Brexit has thrown an intricate jigsaw up in the air

2020-03-24T09:35:59+00:00March 5th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – March 2019|

The campaigner who hit the headlines when she won her legal battle to prevent British Prime Minister Theresa May triggering Brexit without Parliament’s approval writes about India-UK relations within the context of Britain’s impending exit from the EU. Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, said not so long ago that he believed his country and the United Kingdom make an “unbeatable combination”. Nobody would ever have thought to dispute that in the past with bilateral trade between our two countries [...]

Reinventing transportation for the future

2019-03-11T14:59:29+00:00February 25th, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – March 2019|

Ben Legg is the Managing Director of Ola UK and in charge of the Indian ride-hailing company’s expansion strategy for the UK market since its entry last year. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, he traces Ola’s journey in the UK so far, plans for a London launch and prospects of the online transportation model in future. What is Ola's broad strategy for the UK market? Ola wants to reinvent the way people and goods move around, making it [...]

Fintech is making a dramatic impact in India

2019-03-08T07:10:52+00:00February 25th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – March 2019|

City of London Corporation’s Policy Chief looks back on a recent India visit to lay out the foundations for close cooperation in the field of financial technology, more specifically RegTech and InsurTech. As the political leader of the City of London Corporation, the body that represents the UK’s historic Square Mile and in a broader sense the country’s financial and professional services sector, I recently travelled to India for the first time for a series of meetings with government and [...]