As companies continue to expand across borders and the global marketplace becomes increasingly more accessible for small and large businesses alike, there are ever more opportunities to work internationally.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have been a headline news topic this week with the proposed supermarket merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda.
As any body language expert will tell you, our bodies often sing from a totally different hymn sheet from our mouths. This could be seen most recently last week with the much-publicised meeting between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron.
The nature of work is changing in an increasingly globalised and digitised world. Traditions such as the 9-5 office role or punch-in punch-out shift-work, while not exactly disappearing, are making way for the phenomenon known as remote working.
International mergers can yield some great benefits. They offer an easier and cheaper way in to access a new market and labour force as well as offering firms the chance to diversify their portfolio. But they don’t always succeed.