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  1. Banks lose shine among local business students

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the slide in popularity of bank jobs, although accounting firms and management consultancies surged up the list. HSBC retained its top spot as the most desired employer for the city's business ... for example, saw profit before tax fall US$22 million year on year to US$286 million in the first quarter. Understandably, the 2,473 students polled by Universum lowered their salary expectation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005257/banks-lose-shine-among-local-business-students
  2. Business confidence returns

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... because candidates are prepared to see us and discuss changing jobs. But visibility in our business is notoriously short. If there is an economic scare, recruitment and advertising are the first ... evident in survey responses about general business conditions. Here, 70 per cent viewed the situation in the first quarter as either positive or very positive, and 62 per cent expected the outlook ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712331/business-confidence-returns
  3. BUSINESS TERMS

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mortgage: A loan where the borrower offers property or land as security to the lender until the loan is repaid. Payments are usually made every month over a long period of time, for example 25 years. US new home sales: An economic indicator that measures sales of newly built homes. The data is released by the US Department of Commerce's Census Bureau. The government also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/594844/business-terms
  4. HealthCare issues US$15m in shares to US hedge fund

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So China HealthCare Holdings issued US$15 million convertible preference shares to US hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management yesterday to pay for upgrading facilities and services at its clinics. Och-Ziff is one of the top 20 hedge funds in the US with assets in excess of US$16 billion. The health-care services provider also entered an agreement yesterday to acquire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547103/healthcare-issues-us15m-shares-us-hedge-fund
  5. HP grants to drive youth business initiatives

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Asia-Pacific communities. The China Association for Employment Promotion and Youth Business China won grants, worth US$80,000 each. Other awardees of HP's Micro Enterprise Development Grant initiative last week were the Asean Foundation, the Korea International Trade Association and Mission Australia. Micro-enterprise development agencies, which provide start-up assistance, business ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/582963/hp-grants-drive-youth-business-initiatives
  6. 2-for-1 local hire rule irks small businesses

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Quota system limits level of foreign labour To most people, a two-for-one deal means 'happy hour'. But for small businesses competing against mega casinos ... worker, according to business owners in Macau. The resulting competition for local talent means small businesses are routinely outbid by casino developers, and the situation is likely to worsen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/649893/2-1-local-hire-rule-irks-small-businesses
  7. HP grants to drive youth business initiatives

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Asia-Pacific communities. The China Association for Employment Promotion and Youth Business China won grants, worth US$80,000 each. Other awardees of HP's Micro Enterprise Development Grant initiative last week were the Asean Foundation, the Korea International Trade Association and Mission Australia. Micro-enterprise development agencies, which provide start-up assistance, business ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/583079/hp-grants-drive-youth-business-initiatives
  8. Boost business by using HR as a strategic ally

    Posted Aug 06th 2005, 12:00am by Vicki Williams

    ... professional's working day and leave little time to deal with long-term objectives which support the company's business goals. The best way to address this problem, and refocus on people management ... it possible to achieve business objectives,' said William Probert, the North Asia business development manager for Black Mountain Human Resources. The senior management of progressive firms view ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/511136/boost-business-using-hr-strategic-ally
  9. Creaky jobs machine is back in business

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... there are more opportunities in management, including financial accounting, planning and forecasting and analysis. Tax experts, business consultants, credit specialists and financial controllers ... number of job opportunities is in the garment industry. 'In logistics, they are fishing for people for business development and sales people with contacts,' said Victor Lai, a managing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/453225/creaky-jobs-machine-back-business
  10. Canada fund opens first overseas office with US$200m investment

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which manages US$119.4 billion in Canada's social security funds, is putting US$200 million into FountainVest, a newly ... are also investors in FountainVest, with the former matching CPPIB's US$200 million investment and Temasek chipping in US$50 million. The fund is managed by former Temasek employees. 'Our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627746/canada-fund-opens-first-overseas-office-us200m-investment

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