Tag: Companies

Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of financial derivatives used by small companies and make suggestions for small companies to better take advantage of financial derivatives.

Introduction In the present-day society, with the development of globalization, small companies are struggling to survive in a severe environment. Not only do they have to compete with large companies, but also are affected by the impact of fluctuating economic climates. Under this environment, they have no choice but to seize every chance to increase …

Agency cost and ownership structure in aim traded companies

Introduction The aim of this chapter is to explain and discuss a number of prior researches that have been developed in relation with agency cost. The literatures are grouped into four parts based on their different research area. The first part gives the overview of Alternative Investment Market (AIM). Subsequently, the issue of corporate governance …

“The courts have interpreted ‘variation’ for the purposes of s.630 Companies Act 2006 in a rather strict and literal way but this has never caused any great concern.”

Introduction The courts have been notoriously strict[1] in their interpretation of “variation” of class rights both under s.630 of the Companies Act 2006 and under its predecessor, s.125 of the 1985 Act[2]. Case law under s.630 is yet to develop so it is to the historical interpretation of “variation” which must be examined taken with, …

The credit and debit card market environment has been affected significantly by the economic situation, in which a variety of macro environmental, industrial and internal company factors have had an impact on participating companies.

1. INTRODUCTION Barclaycard is a market-leading provider of credit and debit cards within the UK. With 8.4 million customers, we have built a considerably reputation of growth and innovativeness over the years. However recent external and internal issues in the credit card market have had significant effects on the opportunities and threats present within Barclaycard. …

What are the problems associated with the increasing use of international and national commercial security companies and how can these problems be overcome?

Abstract There has been an increasing use of national and international security companies, particularly in the wake of the occupation of Iraq. Although these security companies can often offer efficiency and expertise in areas that government military cannot, they also present certain difficulties, in terms of regulation and control. In particular, it is found in …

An evaluation of marketing strategies in international insurance companies, with a view to identifying successful strategies for future use within the industry

Literature Review Issues relating to the marketing of insurance companies have been the subject of many discussions, often focusing particularly on one jurisdiction and the ways in which organisations can become more internationally successful. The financial sector has become considerably more competitive, in recent years and, as such, it is now important for those involved …

The correlation between waste management strategies in onshore oil and gas operations and the overall environmental responsibilities of oil companies

Problem Statement and Research Objective The purpose of this research is to find out about the different types of waste management strategies and consider how these relate to the overall environmental responsibilities of oil companies. This will allow a determination to be made as to whether particular types of waste management strategies are associated with …

Creative Retention Strategies That Are Used by Organization Today

With the fast changing economic & market conditions, companies are facing very high pressure to perform which require them to have the best people to work with, to retain their experience minds; they want to be the most preferred employer in the eyes of their prospects (future employee). To retain their best talent companies are …