Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh

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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.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

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.

Local insight maximises London property investment returns
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.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

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.

Clinigen Group synergy provides lifeline to patients
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.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

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.

Berkeley Group builds exceptional homes in the finest places
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.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

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.

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

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

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.

Pentland nurtures leading apparel brands in Asia
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.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

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.

Northumbria brings brand of excellence to London and beyond
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.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

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.

Industry focus distinguishes award-winning law firm in Asia
BPP boosts employability through transformative education

The global job market is becoming increasingly cutthroat as companies struggle to recover from the financial crisis. Graduates need more than a diploma to guarantee employability. Aiming to provide industry-relevant skill sets that will differentiate its graduates from competition, BPP blends practical and theoretical pedagogy to hone professionals that can thrive in a corporate setting.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

The global job market is becoming increasingly cutthroat as companies struggle to recover from the financial crisis. Graduates need more than a diploma to guarantee employability. Aiming to provide industry-relevant skill sets that will differentiate its graduates from competition, BPP blends practical and theoretical pedagogy to hone professionals that can thrive in a corporate setting.

BPP boosts employability through transformative education
Johnstons of Elgin weaves rich heritage of quality

The unparalleled luxury of cashmere makes it among the most sought-after fibres in the world. Harnessing this material for more than 200 years, the best-kept secret of Scottish textile, Johnstons of Elgin, exercises exquisite craftsmanship to bring out its splendour in garments and accessories that reflect true Scottish heritage.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

The unparalleled luxury of cashmere makes it among the most sought-after fibres in the world. Harnessing this material for more than 200 years, the best-kept secret of Scottish textile, Johnstons of Elgin, exercises exquisite craftsmanship to bring out its splendour in garments and accessories that reflect true Scottish heritage.

Johnstons of Elgin weaves rich heritage of quality
Cardiff Business School strengthens links with Asia

Cardiff Business School is creating pathways for working professionals in Asia to establish their industry credentials with some of the top global experts in finance, business management and economics.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Cardiff Business School is creating pathways for working professionals in Asia to establish their industry credentials with some of the top global experts in finance, business management and economics.

Cardiff Business School strengthens links with Asia
Brady brings best-in-class commodity trading software to Asia

As the global centre for trading industrial metals, the London Metal Exchange accounts for more than 80 per cent of the world's non-ferrous metal business. Working at the heart of such a demanding environment for more than 25 years, Brady has gained the experience to become a global leader in energy and commodity trading software platforms. Through acquisitions, the company's coverage has grown from metals to energy, recycling and soft commodities such as agriculture.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

As the global centre for trading industrial metals, the London Metal Exchange accounts for more than 80 per cent of the world's non-ferrous metal business. Working at the heart of such a demanding environment for more than 25 years, Brady has gained the experience to become a global leader in energy and commodity trading software platforms. Through acquisitions, the company's coverage has grown from metals to energy, recycling and soft commodities such as agriculture.

Brady brings best-in-class commodity trading software to Asia
Mabey Bridge links British engineering with global ingenuity

Bridges aren't just steel; they connect communities and make a positive social impact. It is these strong social responsibilities and the state-of-the-art technologies deployed that distinguish Mabey Bridge as a world-class engineering firm, which provides tailored solutions at reduced project times and financial costs. Such a commitment to perfecting design and implementation has driven the Mabey family business into more than 140 countries, while maintaining its integrity and identity.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Bridges aren't just steel; they connect communities and make a positive social impact. It is these strong social responsibilities and the state-of-the-art technologies deployed that distinguish Mabey Bridge as a world-class engineering firm, which provides tailored solutions at reduced project times and financial costs. Such a commitment to perfecting design and implementation has driven the Mabey family business into more than 140 countries, while maintaining its integrity and identity.

Mabey Bridge links British engineering with global ingenuity
PD Ports promotes Teesport for Asian investment

One of the 10 largest ports in Western Europe, the bustling Teesport, located in Teesside in northeast Britain, is a significant hub for Asian investors. About 38 million tonnes of cargo passed through Teesport last year alone. Behind Teesport's growing business activities is PD Ports, one of Britain's top five port-operating companies. Having more than 160 years of experience, PD Ports is a key contributor to the development of Teesside as an ideal destination for foreign investment.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

One of the 10 largest ports in Western Europe, the bustling Teesport, located in Teesside in northeast Britain, is a significant hub for Asian investors. About 38 million tonnes of cargo passed through Teesport last year alone. Behind Teesport's growing business activities is PD Ports, one of Britain's top five port-operating companies. Having more than 160 years of experience, PD Ports is a key contributor to the development of Teesside as an ideal destination for foreign investment.

PD Ports promotes Teesport for Asian investment
Monitise's mobile money platforms enhance revenue streams

Of the roughly 7.2 billion people worldwide, about 2.2 billion have bank accounts while there are 6 billion mobile phone subscriptions. Alastair Lukies foresaw this situation and the opportunity it presented when he founded Monitise in 2003 to offer mobile banking platforms to financial institutions.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Of the roughly 7.2 billion people worldwide, about 2.2 billion have bank accounts while there are 6 billion mobile phone subscriptions. Alastair Lukies foresaw this situation and the opportunity it presented when he founded Monitise in 2003 to offer mobile banking platforms to financial institutions.

Monitise's mobile money platforms enhance revenue streams
Unite Students provides 'home for success'

British universities attracted more than 95,000 Chinese students last year, increasing the demand for secure, well-managed living spaces for students. Unite Students, Britain's largest developer and operator of student accommodation, works with higher education providers to provide a home for students from all over the world who are studying in Britain.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

British universities attracted more than 95,000 Chinese students last year, increasing the demand for secure, well-managed living spaces for students. Unite Students, Britain's largest developer and operator of student accommodation, works with higher education providers to provide a home for students from all over the world who are studying in Britain.

Unite Students provides 'home for success'
Macfarlanes attributes top-tier ranking to client-centred culture

With international commerce continuing to break down traditional boundaries, the need for multijurisdictional legal service providers with particular expertise in English common law is increasing. Backed by almost 140 years of excellence and a distinct client-centred culture, independent British law firm Macfarlanes is thriving in this global setting.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

With international commerce continuing to break down traditional boundaries, the need for multijurisdictional legal service providers with particular expertise in English common law is increasing. Backed by almost 140 years of excellence and a distinct client-centred culture, independent British law firm Macfarlanes is thriving in this global setting.

Macfarlanes attributes top-tier ranking to client-centred culture
Newmark Security introduces SATEON Access Control to Asia

Leading global banks, government facilities, airports, oil companies and universities are among the high-profile clients that entrust the safety of their operations to Newmark Security. As a company that leads a group of electronic and physical security systems providers, Newmark Security has more than 40,000 installations protecting workplaces throughout Britain. The introduction of its access control system, SATEON, is spearheading the company's expansion into Asia, with the product's initial launch on July 30 at the British consulate in Hong Kong.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Leading global banks, government facilities, airports, oil companies and universities are among the high-profile clients that entrust the safety of their operations to Newmark Security. As a company that leads a group of electronic and physical security systems providers, Newmark Security has more than 40,000 installations protecting workplaces throughout Britain. The introduction of its access control system, SATEON, is spearheading the company's expansion into Asia, with the product's initial launch on July 30 at the British consulate in Hong Kong.

Newmark Security introduces SATEON Access Control to Asia
Brown+Hudson creates richer travel stories
Genus contributes to food security with Chinese ventures

Global agricultural biotechnology firm Genus can play an important role in attaining global food security by applying genetic improvement technology to livestock more vigorously in China. With about 600 million pigs slaughtered annually in China, the country accounts for half of the worldwide production and consumption of pork. This exceeds the combined production in the United States and all of Europe.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Global agricultural biotechnology firm Genus can play an important role in attaining global food security by applying genetic improvement technology to livestock more vigorously in China. With about 600 million pigs slaughtered annually in China, the country accounts for half of the worldwide production and consumption of pork. This exceeds the combined production in the United States and all of Europe.

Genus contributes to food security with Chinese ventures
Heriot-Watt opens campus in Malaysia as international university

Venerable universities have established Scotland as a global hub for higher education. Heriot-Watt University stands out among these institutions as "Scotland's International University". Half of all Scottish degrees earned abroad are from Heriot-Watt, and more than half of its 29,000 students complete their degrees overseas. In addition to its well-established presence across Asia, Heriot-Watt will be completing its Malaysian campus in September.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Venerable universities have established Scotland as a global hub for higher education. Heriot-Watt University stands out among these institutions as "Scotland's International University". Half of all Scottish degrees earned abroad are from Heriot-Watt, and more than half of its 29,000 students complete their degrees overseas. In addition to its well-established presence across Asia, Heriot-Watt will be completing its Malaysian campus in September.

Heriot-Watt opens campus in Malaysia as international university
Harkand brings world-class subsea services into Asia-Pacific

When four underwater specialist companies from around the world merged last year to form Harkand, they created a global subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) company. Catering to the oil and gas, and renewable energy sectors internationally, Harkand is believed to be one of the world's first full-service IRM companies offering diving, light subsea construction and survey services.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

When four underwater specialist companies from around the world merged last year to form Harkand, they created a global subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) company. Catering to the oil and gas, and renewable energy sectors internationally, Harkand is believed to be one of the world's first full-service IRM companies offering diving, light subsea construction and survey services.

Harkand brings world-class subsea services into Asia-Pacific
Burges Salmon safeguards investments with partner-driven service

Cross-border investments boost international prospects of investors and local economies, but a lack of knowledge on the regulatory hurdles can get in the way of such ventures. With its partner-driven and relationship-based service, independent law firm Burges Salmon is able to provide specialist legal advice to international clients on British inward investment opportunities at affordable prices.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Cross-border investments boost international prospects of investors and local economies, but a lack of knowledge on the regulatory hurdles can get in the way of such ventures. With its partner-driven and relationship-based service, independent law firm Burges Salmon is able to provide specialist legal advice to international clients on British inward investment opportunities at affordable prices.

Burges Salmon safeguards investments with partner-driven service
Brookfield invigorates Gazeley as full-service global logistics asset provider

Gazeley, a leading global investor and developer of sustainable, build-to-suit distribution warehouses and logistics parks trusted by the world's biggest brands and logistics leaders, is raising the bar further. It is set to transform into a full-service logistics asset provider - leveraging a wider reach through global commercial property expert Brookfield Property Group, which acquired Gazeley last year.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Gazeley, a leading global investor and developer of sustainable, build-to-suit distribution warehouses and logistics parks trusted by the world's biggest brands and logistics leaders, is raising the bar further. It is set to transform into a full-service logistics asset provider - leveraging a wider reach through global commercial property expert Brookfield Property Group, which acquired Gazeley last year.

Brookfield invigorates Gazeley as full-service global logistics asset provider
Moore Stephens: First port-of-call for prosperous cross-border trade

Moore Stephens International's expertise in accountancy, business advisory and consulting services spans 107 years. As a top 10 global accountancy network, Moore Stephens' member firms operate through 667 offices with more than 27,000 people in 105 countries. These numbers, however, do not drive the organisation's success - and understanding why not is the reason Moore Stephens has become the first port-of-call for businesses looking to prosper in cross-border trade and investment.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Moore Stephens International's expertise in accountancy, business advisory and consulting services spans 107 years. As a top 10 global accountancy network, Moore Stephens' member firms operate through 667 offices with more than 27,000 people in 105 countries. These numbers, however, do not drive the organisation's success - and understanding why not is the reason Moore Stephens has become the first port-of-call for businesses looking to prosper in cross-border trade and investment.

Moore Stephens: First port-of-call for prosperous cross-border trade
Morgan Advanced Materials elevates product and business performance

China's manufacturing industry is making profound strides midway through the implementation of the country's 12th five-year plan. Driven in part by external pressure from global vendors that operate factories in China, Chinese companies are increasingly demanding more sophisticated materials and processes.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

China's manufacturing industry is making profound strides midway through the implementation of the country's 12th five-year plan. Driven in part by external pressure from global vendors that operate factories in China, Chinese companies are increasingly demanding more sophisticated materials and processes.

Morgan Advanced Materials elevates product and business performance
Canary Wharf Group transforms London's skyline with modern architecture

Transforming derelict docklands into one of the world's most modern commercial complexes speaks volumes about the business acumen of integrated property development, investment and management firm Canary Wharf Group (CWG). As one of the pioneers that transformed the London skyline with the introduction of bespoke high-rise buildings at Canary Wharf, CWG strengthened London's position as a global financial powerhouse and among the best places for business.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Transforming derelict docklands into one of the world's most modern commercial complexes speaks volumes about the business acumen of integrated property development, investment and management firm Canary Wharf Group (CWG). As one of the pioneers that transformed the London skyline with the introduction of bespoke high-rise buildings at Canary Wharf, CWG strengthened London's position as a global financial powerhouse and among the best places for business.

Canary Wharf Group transforms London's skyline with modern architecture
Acal enables companies to produce competitive technology

Sophisticated electronic components are at the heart of technological development. From automated controls for German designed printing presses to embedded computers that guide drones, Acal is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of customised premium electronic parts worldwide.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Sophisticated electronic components are at the heart of technological development. From automated controls for German designed printing presses to embedded computers that guide drones, Acal is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of customised premium electronic parts worldwide.

Acal enables companies to produce competitive technology
KBS hones tomorrow's strong, enterprising business leaders

At the heart of Kent Business School's (KBS) mandate is to create and sustain a dynamic academic community that is intellectually stimulating to students and staff.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

At the heart of Kent Business School's (KBS) mandate is to create and sustain a dynamic academic community that is intellectually stimulating to students and staff.

KBS hones tomorrow's strong, enterprising business leaders
Capco builds momentum for London's historic transformation

Rising property values signal economic resurgence in Britain, buoyed by regeneration projects throughout London that uphold its undiminished stature as a premier global city.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

Rising property values signal economic resurgence in Britain, buoyed by regeneration projects throughout London that uphold its undiminished stature as a premier global city.

Capco builds momentum for London's historic transformation
Centuries-old university centres on modern learning

From walking the ancient halls of the University of Aberdeen to relishing the tranquillity of its learning spaces, many people have chosen the Aberdeen educational experience for its erudite and practical traditions. The university makes it conducive for individuals to turn aspirations into achievements as it offers study options that suit varied academic interests and complements these with social and leisure activities that contribute to students' enjoyment and personal growth.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:33PM

From walking the ancient halls of the University of Aberdeen to relishing the tranquillity of its learning spaces, many people have chosen the Aberdeen educational experience for its erudite and practical traditions. The university makes it conducive for individuals to turn aspirations into achievements as it offers study options that suit varied academic interests and complements these with social and leisure activities that contribute to students' enjoyment and personal growth.

Centuries-old university centres on modern learning