Tag Archives: Business

Simpler GST turns out to be bad business for India’s tax consultants

MUMBAI: For a newly minted partner in one of the Big Four professional services firms, becoming a stay-at-home dad had never crossed his mind. That, until last month. He had joined the company as a partner in 2016, with a 30% pay hike, from a rival firm. With an eight-figure salary, a chauffeur-driven, high-end German car and a penthouse in ... Read More »

In pics | Top 10 Asia Pacific cities where business meets pleasure

1/12 A survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked 26 Asian cities for business travellers based on parameters such as ease of transport, safety and options for dining out, giving them a “Bleisure” score. While Tokyo was the most sociable city for business travellers, Indian cities raked big on the ‘culture’ they offer. Here are 10 cities that offer ... Read More »

Chanda Kochhar distances herself from husband Deepak’s business dealings

ICICI Bank’s former MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar has yet again distanced herself from husband Deepak Kochhar’s business dealings. In the third round of questioning by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) at its Mumbai office on March 4, Chanda denied having any knowledge of loans allegedly routed to her husband’s company NuPower Renewables that had dealings with Videocon Chairman Venugopal Dhoot. ... Read More »

Best Buy Is Still In Business — And Thriving

Electronics retailer Best Buy is still in business, standing up to Amazon, and thriving. For the fourth quarter of 2018, the company reported $42.1 billion in revenue,  $2.72 in non-GAAP earnings per share, and an 11% dividend increase. That’s certainly a big turnaround from almost a decade ago when Best Buy was under pressure from online giant Amazon, fighting for its survival. Wall Street took ... Read More »

How to Protect Your Small Business from Social Engineering Attacks

No business is safe from social engineering attacks, that includes small businesses. Believing that their company isn’t a possible target is the first mistake that makes small businesses vulnerable. They assume that cyber attackers are only looking at large corporations as prey. True, these big companies provide a bigger target, but cyber attackers don’t discriminate. One should also take into ... Read More »

7 Tips to Conduct Your Business Money with Full Security

When you’re doing business, doing things online is the way to be. Without the internet, you can’t reach a broader business base, stay connected with international customers and even save on admin costs. However, with a plethora of opportunities, the online world also brings a lot of security threats for a business on the table. But prevention is better than ... Read More »

Growing a Multi-Million Dollar Business with a DIY Social Strategy

One of the biggest complaints about social media marketing and advertising is lackluster ROI, or at least difficulty in accurately measuring or attributing social ROI.  While intelligently architected multi-channel digital campaigns have gotten much better at uncovering and reporting value and clear return – it often requires expert knowledge in multiple specialty areas such as design, search, re-targeting display, and ... Read More »

Which Small Business Retirement Plan Is Best?

What is the best retirement plan for a self-employed person? Which is the best retirement plan for a small business owner? More importantly, which is the right retirement plan for you – as a business owner and / or a self-employed individual? Choosing the best retirement plan for you and your personal financial goals will depend on a few factors. ... Read More »

10 Small Business Security Systems

You’ve worked hard to grow your business. So the last thing you want is for a theft or disaster to destroy what you’ve built. A security system can help you monitor your business and lessen the impact of burglary, fire or similar incidents. Each business will need a different type of security, so it’s important to carefully consider your specific needs ... Read More »

Digital lending startups enter classrooms to grow business

While it might push up interest rates, in many cases institutes are open to bearing the interest rates, since quick financing options give them more applicants. BENGALURU: Digital lending startups have started giving out loans for education and professional courses, expanding from focusing mostly on the personal loans and consumer lending space. Bengaluru-based Zest Money is betting big on lending for professional education purposes ... Read More »