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Blog archive: May, 2016

Hong Kong and Chinese laws aren’t the same; don’t give clocks and other essential tips to doing business in China

There was standing room only at Going Global Live when Laurel Zhang Head of Sherrards Solicitors’ Chinese Desk and  Jon Luk, Head of Alliotts China Desk and guided Chinese businesses through the pitfalls to avoid when doing business in China. Going Global Live, held at London’s Excel recently, is the UK’s leading information hub for …

Hong Kong and Chinese laws aren’t the same; don’t give clocks and other essential tips to doing business in China

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Tips for overcoming language and cultural barriers when doing business in China

There are some vast cultural differences when it comes to working with Chinese businesses, and in order to have a successful working relationship, it is imperative that you fully understand and embrace these differences. Here are some tips to help you when doing business in China. Relationships are key – Personal relationships are of vital …

Tips for overcoming language and cultural barriers when doing business in China

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Bank of Mum and Dad

Centre for Economics and Business Research, in conjunction with Legal & General, has recently published a report that states parents in 2016 will finance 25 per cent of all UK property purchases. Parental loans will, therefore, be the equivalent of a top ten mortgage lender. The so-called “Bank of Mum and Dad” will provide £5 …

Bank of Mum and Dad

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