What are the Panama Papers?

What are the Panama Papers?

Panama Papers The Panama Papers are a leaked set of 11.5 million confidential documents that provide detailed information about more than 214,000 offshore companies listed by the Panamanian corporate service provider Mossack Fonseca, including the identities of shareholders and directors of the companies. The documents show how wealthy individuals, including public officials, hide their money from public scrutiny. At the time of publication, the papers identified five then-heads of state or government leaders from Argentina, Iceland, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, and the United Arab Emirates; as well as government officials, close…

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7 Must-Read Books That Will Change Your Life !

7 Must-Read Books That Will Change Your Life !

  “The First 90 Days” is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business.  Sometimes finding new ways to look at the same problems is all you need to take your business to the next level. But that means finding ideas and perspectives that don’t result in incremental changes but in major changes. I can name plenty of great books, but books that truly changed how I think and act? That’s a pretty short list. Each of the following books meets that standard….

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Technologies you need to make your business smarter

Technologies you need to make your business smarter

This year, Lexus created the world’s first functioning, dry-surface hoverboard. Nike is launching self-lacing trainers by Christmas. You are probably reading this from a mobile or a tablet – technology that 30 years ago was commonplace only in cinematic Deep Space. In short, we are living in the future – a future where life, and business, is fast, frenetic and sometimes difficult to navigate. So how do you keep your business up to speed and on track? By making it smarter. Through Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social and Security technologies, IBM is…

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What’s great about MA in Marketing and Innovation ?

What’s great about MA in Marketing and Innovation ?

  It’s a well known fact that many students don’t take a postgraduate course in the subject area where they do not have prior background. This is even more relevant to those who wish to change the career path. Some courses require students to have a previous knowledge to make it easier for them to start. The marketing and innovation programme in fact is much easier for those who do not have previous experience and are starting fresh. The best thing about Marketing Management is that you learn how to plan…

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A nation of millionaires? One in 65 UK adults is a millionaire

A nation of millionaires? One in 65 UK adults is a millionaire

  One in 65 UK adults is now a millionaire, Barclays’ prosperity index has revealed. The UK now has 715,000 millionaires compared to 508,000 in 2010. According to a report in the Guardian, 48% of all new millionaires live outside the capital. The bank’s research found that every UK region is richer than it was five year ago. The study has taken into account measures including household wealth, gross domestic product (GDP), exam results, charitable donations and entrepreneurship. Akshaya Bhargava, chief executive of Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, said: “The…

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Want to be a business leader? The ACCA Qualification will help you get there.

Want to be a business leader? The ACCA Qualification will help you get there.

ACCA is the world’s fastest-growing gateway to the accountancy profession, helping people like you to become successful accountancy professionals. ACCA’s global reputation is so strong that there are 170,000 members and 436,000 students in 180 countries. ACCA also work with over 8,500 approved employers and over 80 accountancy partnerships worldwide. ACCA gives greater career opportunity through qualifications that are recognised and recommended around the world. Based on international accounting standards and independently benchmarked for quality, employers know that an ACCA qualification is a mark of professional excellence. This has been proved to greatly…

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How to Use Your Vacation to Boost Your Creativity

How to Use Your Vacation to Boost Your Creativity

Ambition and drive are both crucial to being successful, but we have to look at the long-term effects of too little sleep, too much coffee, and not enough new inspiration. It’s so common for us to have those moments at work when we’re wracking our brain to come up with a solution to a specific problem and it’s just not coming; then we go home and hop in the shower and (AHA!) we’ve figured it out. Our brain just needed to relax a bit. In my experience, vacations can actually…

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Meet the LSIB team

Meet the LSIB team

  You’re invited! Join staff, students, and alumni of LSIB for a relaxed conversation where you can learn more about London School of International Business. As our guest, there is no charge to you—but we do ask that you RSVP, below. There will be no formal presentation, so have your questions ready. [divider style=”clear”] Where – Wembley, London When – Monday, July 20th Address – Hilton hotel, Wembley, London Time – 12:00 pm Event Type – Lunch RSVP – Please send an email to admissions@lsib.co.uk along with your name, email, contact number and the programme you are…

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3 Simple Ways to Raise Your Company’s Diversity Quotient

3 Simple Ways to Raise Your Company’s Diversity Quotient

  Silicon Valley has a bad reputation when it comes to diversity, but they certainly aren’t the only ones with a problem. If you want your startup to be a place where everyone, regardless of heritage, wants to work and thrive, there are a lot of great and easy ideas out there. Here are 3 of them. 1. End employee referral programs. This idea comes from Andy Newman, a filmmaker and writer. He points out that many companies offer referral bonuses to current employees. Companies love these because you get…

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These Are the 25 Smartest Companies in the World

These Are the 25 Smartest Companies in the World

  The MIT Technology Review recently completed and published its list of the smartest companies in the world for 2015. To make the list of the smartest companies in the world, a business “must have truly innovative technology and a business model that is both practical and ambitious, with the result that it has set the agenda in its field over the past 12 months.” Some of the companies on the list are well-known to all of us (Tesla Motors at #1, and Alibaba at #4, for example), and others…

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