Ask any of the government ministers, business owners, residents or hoteliers who saw Hurricane Irma and/or Maria wreck life as they knew it in September 2017 if they expected that level of devastation and I am confident the answer will be no. The approaching British Exit of the European Union (Brexit) should be seen in the same way. You don’t know what to expect. No decision has been taken on whether there will be a two-year grace period for both sides to work out the details of a new arrangement. That decision should be known by October 2018. Any change from the current union will affect how you do business with customers in Britain and Europe and also your supply chain and cash flow. If you have not already begun to prepare, it is time to call your team together to discuss worst-case scenarios and to map out your business continuity plan. Scenario one April 1, 2019, you need to ship products to a company in Germany but can no longer use England as your transshipment point … [Read more...] about Is your Caribbean-based business ready for Brexit?
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GlassRatner Strengthens B. Riley Platform with Complementary Expertise; Adds Market Presence LOS ANGELES, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY) (“B. Riley”), a diversified provider of financial and business advisory services, and GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC (“GlassRatner”), today announced they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which GlassRatner becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial effective July 31, 2018. Under terms of the agreement, GlassRatner will continue to be managed by Ian Ratner, one of the firm’s founders, and operate under the same brand name. The addition of GlassRatner serves as a new, dedicated business consulting services vertical under B. Riley Financial. GlassRatner is a specialty financial advisory services firm which advises companies, shareholders, creditors and investors on complex business problems and critical Board level agenda items including … [Read more...] about B. Riley Financial Adds GlassRatner to Diverse Platform, Expands Business and Financial Advisory Consulting Services
Rendering of El Capitan High School Events Center. Construction contract to be awarded on Aug. 4, construction to start Sept. 4. (Photos credit:GUHSD) Summer construction boom starts in Grossmont Union High School District Summer construction in the Grossmont Union High School District funded through the district’s voter-approved Proposition U and Measure BB, is providing for nearly a dozen construction projects underway now, and six others getting ready to bid. The summer projects total about $12 million in campus facility modernizations and upgrades. Santana High Events Center rendering. Constrution underway through May 2019. Projects include the addition of security cameras across the district; construction of new physical education facilities, event centers, student support services facilities, and multi-purpose facilities; numerous modernization projects, painting, and paving and flooring repairs. Rendering of Monte Vista High School student support services and … [Read more...] about Daily Business Report-July 20, 2018, San Diego Metro Magazine
LAS VEGAS, July 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globe Photos, Inc. (OTC:GBPT), a marketer and distributor of vintage Iconic Pop Culture images for the art, editorial and commercial markets, has introduced Celebrity Vault Gallery, a turn-key photographic art business opportunity for fine art galleries, interior decorators, home furnishing stores and other retailers. /EIN News/ -- The Celebrity Vault Gallery can be operated either as a free-standing location or a store-within-a-store concept for existing galleries and retail establishments. The concept includes gallery walls that display dozens of iconic images from Globe Photos’ vast pop culture image library. The prints can be purchased and offered framed or unframed. Available imagery includes stars from the golden age of Hollywood, legendary musicians, award-winning films, sports heroes, political figures and celebrities, such as Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles and many others. “The introduction of … [Read more...] about Globe Photos Introduces Celebrity Vault Gallery Store-within-a-Store Business Opportunity for Retailers, Featuring Fine Art Photography of Pop-Culture Celebrity Icons
An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aide was enlisted by Administrator Scott PruittEdward (Scott) Scott PruittOvernight Energy: Aide reportedly helped Pruitt's wife vie for Chick-fil-A franchise | Zinke cleared over Vegas Golden Knights speech | Watchdog probes legality of EPA tweet Overnight Finance: McConnell open to amendment pushing back on Trump tariffs | What to know about phase two of Trump's tax cuts | White House revises spending 'claw back' proposal Pruitt had aide look into Chick-fil-A franchise opportunity for his wife: report MORE to set up a call with the president of the fast-food company Chick-fil-A to inquire about a business opportunity for Pruitt's wife, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. The call was first set up by Sydney Hupp, Pruitt's executive scheduler, in an email to Dan Cathy, Chick-fil-A chairman and president, asking if he would meet with Pruitt to discuss “a potential business opportunity," according to an internal agency email … [Read more...] about Pruitt had aide look into Chick-fil-A franchise opportunity for his wife: report