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  • Jul 30, 2014
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UK Country Report

Economy in quick recovery

Britain has emerged from a double-dip recession, brought on by the 2008 credit crunch, to become the Western world's fastest-growing economy.

Monday, 16 June, 2014, 2:17pm

Culture is the muscle behind 'soft power'

One of the most influential international trends in recent years is how countries use "soft power" rather than military, political or financial might to influence global opinion.

16 Jun 2014 - 2:16pm

Keeping pace with change and demand

Trade and economic ties between Britain and Hong Kong continue to go from strength to strength, thanks to shared belief in open markets, the rule of law, and the spirit of innovation.

16 Jun 2014 - 2:15pm

Local insight maximises London property investment returns

Overseas investment in British property is booming. Historically, London has been a magnet for international buyers seeking security and stability, and the city has never been more attractive to savvy international investors. Hugh Obbard founded London property investment company Obbard more than 20 years ago. As a passionate believer in London as the world's first truly global city, Obbard aims to ensure clients maximise the potential of their London property investment.

16 Jun 2014 - 2:13pm

Clinigen Group synergy provides lifeline to patients

For Clinigen Group, paving the way for greater availability of medical provisions is one step towards improving global health. Clinigen Group works ceaselessly throughout a drug's clinical lifecycle to ensure that patients always have access to effective medications.

16 Jun 2014 - 2:12pm

Berkeley Group builds exceptional homes in the finest places

Building about 15 per cent of London's homes in the past five years has cemented the position of the Berkeley Group as Britain's leading property developer. More importantly, it has reinforced the group's stance as a pioneer in all aspects of sustainability - social, economic and environmental.

16 Jun 2014 - 2:10pm

Accsys' cutting-edge acetylation technology reinforces wood's strengths

As environmental awareness increases worldwide, the market for green technologies and products, including sustainable building materials, has also seen significant growth. World-leading wood modification company Accsys Technologies has taken a key role in advancing the green movement in construction with the commercialisation of Accoya, a revolutionary wood solution.

16 Jun 2014 - 2:09pm

Pentland nurtures leading apparel brands in Asia

Standing strong on its family foundation, Pentland Brands has taken leading sports, outdoor and fashion brands to the forefront of global markets. Pentland is the owner of popular brands such as Speedo, Canterbury and Berghaus - all leaders in their respective categories.

16 Jun 2014 - 2:06pm

Northumbria brings brand of excellence to London and beyond

Anchored in rich history, propelled by innovation and inspired by an increasingly globalised educational landscape, Northumbria University is quintessential of today's academic institutions aiming to breed, hone and equip tomorrow's leaders.

16 Jun 2014 - 1:05pm

Industry focus distinguishes award-winning law firm in Asia

As more of the world's trade gravitates toward Asia, globally competitive Asian companies trust leading international law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) to meet their specific business requirements. "We major in focusing on specific industries - it's what distinguishes us," says George Eddings, managing partner.

16 Jun 2014 - 1:03pm

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