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Mini Transat 2021

All Set: 2021 Mini TransatFollowing our previous article, we are back again with an update on the Mini Transat...

Mini Transat 2021 Challenge Sponsorship by Velotrade

Mini Transat 2021 Sponsorship by VelotradeWhat is the story link between Velotrade and The Mini Transat? One of the...

API’s And Data: Risks Facing Online Businesses

The landmark SolarWinds hack points to the everyday issue of data risk faced by organisations of all types. In this blog post we explain the pros and cons of using third-party APIs when rolling out new services to boost online business models. We also recommend some simple steps to avoid this serious threat.

High profile defaults in the world of Trade Finance

One of the most glamorous and successful alternative trade finance companies has filed for insolvency and is facing possible bankruptcy. It looked too good to be true: A lack of transparent risk assessment and intense risk concentration, coupled with obvious conflicts of interest, sealed the company’s fate.

The GameStop Stock Saga

The potential for further unpredictable interventions by retail investors has added another layer of risk to the investment landscape but it has also positively highlighted how open financial markets are becoming today.

2021 Investment Outlook

As base rates have moved closer to zero, the likelihood of widespread negative interest rates has increased. Already the Eurozone, Switzerland and Japan have entered negative territory. The US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England are showing signs of a similar move.

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Supply Chain

Covid-19 cases outside China have recently exceeded those on the mainland. The most prominent centres of rapid transmission in...

Cash Flow Discipline for Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis

Far worse in terms of economic impact than the US-China Trade War , the Covid-19 pandemic is a black swan event that is likely...
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High profile defaults in the world of Trade Finance

High profile defaults in the world of Trade FinanceOne of the most glamorous and successful alternative trade finance...
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How To Improve Cash Flow Management In Businesses

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Improving financial forecasting in business

Financial forecasting is an essential component of business strategy. In fact, improving accuracy by just one per cent leads...

6 Different Financing Options to Consider for your Company

These days, Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) must contend with rising geopolitical tensions and increased competition from...

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Cash Flow Discipline for Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis

The Covid-19 crisis is a black swan event that some companies will unfortunately not survive – but despite the difficulties of the current economic downturn, there are some Cash Flow Management guidelines that can help your business withstand the storm and even emerge stronger.

Automation: the Key to Future Business Efficiency

Some business functions are easier to automate than others. However, experienced management staff still retain an essential decision-making role today. In fact, any area of activity that depends on human interaction is inevitably more challenging to automate.

How to Manage Financial Risk in your Business

Managing financial risk is a basic necessity in running any business. Risk management helps to optimise earnings and to...

The Value of Digitisation And The Future Of Business

The digitization process can help CEOs to evolve their company business model and make it adaptable to less favorable conditions. In this post we look at how the scene is set for many more corporates to adopt Digitization.

The US-China trade deal: how should Asian manufacturers respond to the growing threat to their profitability?

Business hates uncertainty and January’s phase one Trade Deal between China and the United States will no doubt bring a sense...

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Supply Chain

‘Social distancing’ is today’s reality as people take precautions against Covid-19. While everyone hopes for a quick recovery, businesses are under serious threat – so we have compiled recent economic forecasts and some key questions that importers and brands should ask to protect their own international supply chains.

Kickstarting the Global Economy

Kickstarting the Global Economy

In recent months, the flow of goods across international borders has slowed significantly and many SME manufacturers are facing severe difficulties in staying afloat. Governments have already introduced incentives in many countries to kickstart the economy. New funding can be used to activate international trade in a relatively straightforward manner. Market-based solutions already exist.

Diversify your Supply Chain in Vietnam

Diversify your Supply Chain in Vietnam

Calls to ‘diversify the supply chain’ grow louder in times of uncertainty and Vietnam offers excellent potential as an alternative to mainland China production. The country has already seen rapid development in manufacturing capacity over recent years. Now Vietnam is set to boost economic growth still further because of a new Free Trade deal with the European Union (EU).

The Value of Digitisation And The Future Of Business

The Value of Digitisation And The Future Of Business

The digitization process can help CEOs to evolve their company business model and make it adaptable to less favorable conditions. In this post we look at how the scene is set for many more corporates to adopt Digitization.

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Mini Transat 2021

Mini Transat 2021

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Mini Transat 2021 Challenge Sponsorship by Velotrade

Mini Transat 2021 Challenge Sponsorship by Velotrade

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API’s And Data: Risks Facing Online Businesses

API’s And Data: Risks Facing Online Businesses

The landmark SolarWinds hack points to the everyday issue of data risk faced by organisations of all types. In this blog post we explain the pros and cons of using third-party APIs when rolling out new services to boost online business models. We also recommend some simple steps to avoid this serious threat.

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