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Business Leaders

Skinners’ Academy wins Enterprise Challenge 2015

They came up with a system whereby students can donate spare change to a nominated charity from electronic currency Jonathan Freeman June 19, 2015: One of the flagship events in the Mosaic calendar is without doubt the Mosaic Enterprise Challenge Grand Final. After months of preparations, regional heats and tireless work from mentors, students and...
Economy

Uncertainty of election makes pound jittery

On April 10, the pound fell to a five-year low against the dollar Tim Evershed April 17, 2015: Uncertainty surrounding the result of next month’s UK general election is sending the sterling on a rollercoaster against the dollar. On April 10, the pound fell to a five-year low against the dollar as election jitters combined...
Economy

Zaiwalla & Co welcomes Iran’s nuclear deal

The solicitor gives thumbs up to the framework agreement reached with the P5+1 countries April 8, 2015: Zaiwalla & Co, the solicitors who overturned both the United Kingdom’s and European Union’s sanctions against Iranian banks, welcomed the  framework agreement which has been reached between the P5+1 countries and Iran relating to Iran’s nuclear programme. This...
Economy

Russia seeks a bite of Latin America

Renewing and strengthening ties in a bid to alleviate food shortages back home Kamilia Lahrichi April 2, 2015: Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov courted Cuba, Nicaragua, Colombia and Guatemala during a four-day visit to South America in March 2015 to boost bilateral trade, as food shortage is hitting his country hard. Last year, Moscow banned...
Economy

Investment in clean cooking can return a profit

But the real benefit lies in the social impact Kamilia Lahrichi February 17, 2015: Large financial institutions, such as Bank of America and Deutsche Bank, and private investors launched a $100 million fund to ease access to clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels at the Cookstove Future summit in New York on November 21, 2014....
Business Leaders

Corporate sustainability: No more a charity initiative

Companies are realising that businesses grow only if all the stake holders around it grow; be it employees, customers, stockholders or the environment Jaya Smitha Menon December 24,2014: For Barclays, the business of banking goes beyond the profit and loss statements they generate every quarter. They want to play a broader role in the community...
Business Leaders

The new LCIA arbitration rules: A change for the better?

The previous rules, introduced in 1998, form the basis of the 2014 Rules Nick Greenwood and Richard Ellison November 11, 2014: The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Arbitration Rules 2014 (the “2014 Rules”), which entered into force on October 1, represent – in the words of the director general of the LCIA – “evolution, not...