Accelerating Growth: The SBC Clinic for small businesses and entrepreneurs

September 20th, 2019|Kwanji|

Monday 4 November, Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge Free clinic for small businesses and entrepreneurs. This free clinic offers practical support and guidance to small business and entrepreneurs. Join us to learn more about: · How to raise money (VC, PE, crowdfunding etc) & cut costs · How to radically improve profit margins through [...]

Innovify’s PropTech 4.0 Whitepaper

August 15th, 2019|Kwanji|

The property market is ripe for change. Taking full advantage is the PropTech sector that has sprung up to streamline and disrupt a historically laggard industry. Real Estate is the largest asset class in the world. However, it’s one of the last to adopt new technology. That’s created an ideal environment for today’s PropTech [...]

What impact did Trump’s visit have?

July 19th, 2018|Kwanji|

The prospect of a speedy trade deal had been a significant factor in Mrs May’s decision to invite Mr Trump to the UK. US President Donald Trump started his first official visit to Britain with an undiplomatic barrage against Theresa May, saying the prime minister’s Brexit blueprint “will probably kill” any trade deal between the [...]

The trade war is official – what’s the impact so far?

July 5th, 2018|Kwanji|

US tariffs on $34bn of Chinese goods have come into effect, officially confirming the long anticipated trade war between the world's two biggest economies. China immediately retaliated by executing a similar 25% tariff on 545 US products, also worth a total of $34bn. Beijing has accused the US of beginning the "largest trade war in [...]

Business and Brexit

June 28th, 2018|Kwanji|

Considering that small businesses make up 99pc of the business community, making sure that they are visible throughout the Brexit process will be critical to making it a success. In the months following the historic Leave vote, it appeared as if the UK may have been able to secure a ‘soft’ Brexit, involving continued membership of [...]

What does a trade war mean for China and the rest of the world?

June 21st, 2018|Kwanji|

Over the last month, fears have been rising that growth in the second largest world economy is cooling quicker than was previously anticipated. Weaker Chinese growth will have ramifications for trading partners, such as the United States and Europe, and also for international companies who do business there. According to government figures the Chinese economy [...]

World Cup 2018 – Money Matters

June 14th, 2018|Kwanji|

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018. Eleven Russian cities, namely Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg and Sochi, will host the championship’s matches. The Russian currency is the ruble (sometimes rouble) shorthand RUB, which is subdivided into [...]

How have the markets reacted to Italy this week?

May 31st, 2018|Kwanji|

Markets were thrown into turmoil this week following Sergio Mattarella’s - the president of Italy - decision to block the appointment of a eurosceptic finance minister, Paulo Savona, nominated by the populist Five Star Movement (M5S) and right-wing League parties, which are attempting to form a coalition government after elections in March. Instead, Mattarella appointed [...]

What is the future for cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo?

May 24th, 2018|Kwanji|

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) economy is driven by agriculture, mineral resources, manufacturing and services. Over the past decade, the agricultural sector has been declining as the country’s major contributor to its GDP while commodities-related industries have been rising. The mining sector accounts for one-quarter of the country’s GDP which makes the country extremely [...]

Why is China the biggest driver of Lead price?

May 17th, 2018|Kwanji|

The largest producers of mined lead are China, Australia, and the USA, whereas the largest producers of recycled lead are the USA, China, and Germany. China alone accounts for about 60 percent of all lead production. As well as producing 60% of the lead, China also uses over 40% of the annual global supply of [...]