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The Ultimate Guide to Doing Business in China

23 November 2017

In the past, we have looked at how Europe and the rest of the world conduct business, outlining some of the most important principles and customs. This time, we will be giving you an in-depth analysis of the Chinese business […]

Understanding Business Etiquette around the World

19 October 2017

Our previous post provided a glimpse at the subtle but potentially significant differences in business etiquette you may notice between countries across Europe. This time, however, we are expanding our horizons to consider the differences in corporate culture across the […]

Mastering Business Etiquette in Europe

04 October 2017

Learning their language is one way to commit to building a business relationship with your international clients, but understanding the corporate culture in each country – and clearly navigating any differences in business etiquette – will help your organisation to form […]

Do Future Recruits Have Languages You Need?

03 August 2017

The British Council has published its latest Language Trends survey report, which highlights a worrying trend that implies the UK’s future workforce may need more language training during their employment, rather than arriving at jobs already fluent in other languages. […]

Is Language Training Actually Important for Corporate Professionals?

21 June 2017

The short answer is: yes. It enables companies to expand their markets and build rapport with international clients. It also ensures that employees feel able to communicate effectively with their colleagues and customers. So, essentially, it facilitates growth and builds […]

The Benefits Of Using English In Business

24 May 2017

In May 2010, Hiroshi Mikitani, the founder and CEO of Rakuten (the Tokyo-based Japanese e-commerce company), introduced an English-only policy across the company’s operations. All of Rakuten’s business activities, both internal and external, now have to be conducted in English […]

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