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What is a Tax Haven?

All Articles, Doing Business Offshore, International Taxation, Offshore Tax Planning, Taxation // November 26, 2013

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According to many a tax haven is a jurisdiction (a state, country or territory) where one or more type of tax is levied at a low rate or not at all. Others have suggested that any country which modifies its tax laws to attract foreign capital could be considered a tax haven. On that basis […]

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Choosing the Right Home Based Business

All Articles, Business Management, Marketing, Starting a Business // October 29, 2013

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In the current financial situation a great many people are looking to start a home based business. Some are just looking to make a little extra money to supplement their salary or pension but others need a full time income, either because they have lost their job or maybe they just fancy a change of […]

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What is Affiliate Marketing?

All Articles, Business Management, Marketing, Running a Business, Starting a Business // October 26, 2013

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If you have been searching the internet for methods to increase your income or maybe start up your own business from home you will probably have come across the term “Affiliate Marketing”, but do you really know what that means? Affiliate marketing is one of the fastest growing industries on the Internet. Two of the […]

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Interns are Entitled to the Minimum Wage

All Articles, Business Law, Business Management, Running a Business // September 25, 2013

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Recently there has been a lot of negative comment in the press regarding the use of interns in the City of London and elsewhere. Generally, an internship consists of an exchange of services for experience between the intern and an organisation. Interns can use an internship to determine if they have an interest in a […]

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23 August 1973: The Origin of “the Stockholm Syndrome”

All Articles, Historic Events, News & Views // August 23, 2013

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Most people know the phrase “Stockholm Syndrome” from the numerous high-profile kidnapping and hostage cases – usually involving women – in which it has been cited. The term is probably most associated with Patty Hearst, the Californian newspaper heiress who was kidnapped by revolutionary militants in 1974. She appeared to develop sympathy with her captors […]

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3 August 1958 : Nautilus travels under the North Pole

News & Views // August 3, 2013

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On this day in 1958, the U.S. nuclear submarine Nautilus – completed the first undersea voyage to the geographic North Pole. The world’s first nuclear submarine, the Nautilus dived at Point Barrow, Alaska, and traveled nearly 1,000 miles under the Arctic ice cap to reach the top of the world. It then traveled on to […]

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