California dreaming with Google’s HR policy

IT IS said that you are more likely to win a place at Harvard or Yale than land a job with Google. The company’s...

The big win

Business Vision’s Naomi Majid takes a look at successful corporate governance in South Africa to determine why it’s working, and if it can be...

Alexander Karp: Somewhat Deviant

Ray Kroc, the man responsible for putting a McDonalds restaurant on almost every street corner in the world, once said that the two most...

Grant Thornton UAE: Islamic Finance Oil Prices Impact

Modern banks started offering Islamic finance in the mid-1970s. At the time, there were major developments in the Muslim world such as the oil...

Saudi Arabia: A Kingdom Opening Up to the World

With a new king, a reshuffled cabinet, and a carefully crafted plan in place, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is ready to open up...

PwC: Technological Innovation to Drive Growth in Africa’s Agribusiness

Currently, agriculture is standing on the edge of a second green revolution. This revolution will entail fundamental shifts in how the agricultural sector uses...
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Importance of SMEs to UK economy — and how to encourage them

CHRIS THOMPSON explains why small is beautiful for the future of Britain’s GDP CAPITALISM is under the microscope at the moment, largely because of the...
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ILO calls for new strategies to help SMEs get loans

Bank loans can help firms improve job quality and productivity, but are often difficult to get for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Consequently, policy-makers...
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Thomas Cook ceases trading, leaving tens of thousands of customers stranded abroad

AFTER almost 180 years in business holiday firm Thomas Cook has collapsed — leaving 150,000 Britons stranded abroad. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said...
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Special Report: Changing The Message

Sex sells – that’s been the overriding message for businesses keen to advertise their services almost since commercial advertising was invented. But are consumers...