Criminalizing business risks Hunt’s plans for economic recovery

It’s also unclear whether the unintended consequences of new laws are considered. The concern is that the Chancellor’s stated aim of freeing up business risks being undermined by this proliferation of new laws and the creeping criminalization of UK business leaders. By taking action against a big name, a blue chip company could generate bigger … Read more

5 takeaways we learned at our CEO Forum

The forum, which took place on January 25, brought together Caroline Beckman, CEO of Fed​, Jeff Bouelle, CEO of Pharmavite​, Jim Emme, CEO of NOW Health Group​and Mark Washington​, CEO of Great Gut​​. The forum can be consulted on request free of charge HERE(registration required). We covered a lot during the hour-long discussion, and here … Read more

Impact of geopolitical turmoil on businesses will continue into 2023, risk experts say

Risk experts predict that companies could face another year of tumult as US and international powers vie for position in a new era of geopolitical shifts. The previous year brought Europe’s biggest armed conflict since World War II and great complications for business in Russia, as well as public displays of tension between the United … Read more

Timeline for action if your business uses a third-party digital platform

The EU Digital Markets Act (DMA) [1] went into effect on November 1, 2022. A business that believes the platform it uses will likely be referred to as a “gatekeeper” and that the platform’s rules/behaviors are unfair can take certain actions now [2]. Q1 2023 to Q2 2023 – Engage with the platform to change … Read more

What is the point of starting a business today?

When Napoleon supposedly called us a nation of traders, echoing the French revolutionary Bertrand Barère de Vieuzac, he would have considered it an insult. “Let Pitt then boast of his victory before his nation of shopkeepers,” de Vieuzac said in a speech to the National Convention on June 11, 1794, apparently imitating the economist Adam … Read more