AIA welcomed a delegation from Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance (SLUAF) and Metro Education this week to celebrate our 20-year partnership. By working together with common values and innovative qualifications the partnership has produced thousands of graduates through the AIA & Lixin International Programme and it is upon this already successful basis that the delegation travelled to the UK to discuss expanding the provision of globally recognised, high quality qualifications and skills training for finance professionals.
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has called for swift action to close a federal tax code "loophole" that allows businesses to re-incorporate abroad to avoid US corporate taxes, but offered no new ideas for how to do that.
India and Bahrain trade and commerce has gathered momentum over the years and is poised to grow more with emphasis on partnerships in key sectors.
Hong Kong retained its seventh-place ranking for a second year in the annual Global Competitiveness Index released by the World Economic Forum, with middling scores on education and innovation preventing it from rising higher.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced that he will give his annual Autumn Statement to Parliament on 3 December 2014.
Charities are being reminded of the need to report serious incidents to the Charity Commission, the regulator of charities in England and Wales.