Yesterday Berlin saw the launch of this year´s German Internet Award campaign. The prize which is awarded to small and medium-sized companies taking advantage of innovative information and communications technology was created in the year 2000 by the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Technoloy (BMWi) and will be confered for the first time this […]
Concentration on the core business, buying in of external know-how – this is the outsourcing mantra which has been repeated for many years by the providers of IT services to their major customers. Quite new, however, is the fact that this credo meets with a lot of enthusiam by small and medium-sized companies, as is […]
Apart from being appealing to major enterprises, the stock exchange is increasingly accessible to small and medium-sized companies as reveals an article worth reading published in the P.T.-magazine of the Oskar-Patzelt foundation.
According to the ddp/Dow Jones business agency the British „Limited” (⇒ Wikipedia) legal form continues to be highly appealing to small and medium-sized German companies, in spite of an announced reform of the German private limited company.
A joint conference of the Business Application Research Center (BARC) and the Österreichisches Controller-Institut (ÖCI) in Vienna was dedicated to the subject matter of “Business Intelligence” (⇒ Wikipedia). According to a press statement by Pressetext.austria the conference showed that in particular small and medium-sized companies show a significantly growing interest in business intelligence solutions. Just […]
According to the findings of the Mittelstandsbarometer 2006 study carried out by Ernst & Young the momentum gained by the Chinese economy is perceived rather as an opportunity than a danger by German small and medium-sized companies. Almost one out of five German companies expect this development to have a positive effect on their own […]
The European Space Agency ESA is continuing with its “Start-Up Project Initiative. This iniative aims at making satellite comunication (SATCOM) accessible to small and medium-sized companies which in general are unable to bear the technical and economic risks of projects based on satellite technology.
“The legal form of the EWIV applied in daily business” – this is the subject matter of a conference on the legal form of the EEIG (European Economic Interest Grouping) which will take place on the 22nd September 2006 in Vienna.
According to a report of the Haufe Verlag a bill of a new law securing the claims of creditors has been passed by the Upper House of German Parliament, the Bundesrat, and put to the vote of the Lower House of Parliament, the Bundestag.
There is a corporate weblog in Germany publishing daily selected business issues, tips and references for small and medium-size companies in Central Europe. Its name is MittelstandsBlog.DE made by professional journalists. Just 4 Business proudly presents the headlines from there. English translations are in the pipeline. If you need a quick translation please try the […]