Coimbatore: Over 22 lakh petition against GST on insurance premiums

Claiming that insurance industry has been heavily hit by the imposition of 18 per cent GST, the All India Insurance Corporation Employees Union on Wednesday said that about 22 lakh people have signed petition to Prime Minister opposing GST on insurance premiums. The new GST system has brought additional burden also by taxing new areas, the […]

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Google in talks to buy HTC’s smartphone business

HTC hasn’t been financially successful for awhile now and it seems it’s now fully in danger of being consumed by a bigger company. In this case the rumors point to Google as the interested party. Apparently talks are being held between Google and HTC about a possible acquisition of HTC’s smartphone business (leaving the Vive […]

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Trump isn’t pro-business, he’s pro-‘white nationalism’: Venture capital co-founder

Investor Roger McNamee: Trump isn’t pro-anything except ‘essentially white nationalism’  58 Mins Ago | 02:28 Donald Trump’s behavior indicates a president more in favor of “white nationalism” than business growth, the co-founder of a venture capital firm said Monday. Asked if Trump and the Republican Party can call themselves “pro-business” while criticizing large companies such as Amazon, […]

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Changes to business rates appeals system fears ignored ahead of start date

Of 287 responses to the consultation, not a single company or trade organisation wrote in support of the proposed system CREDIT: JOHN STILLWELL The Government pushed ahead with plans to overhaul the appeals system for business rates despite not receiving a single consultation response in support of them, The Sunday Telegraph can reveal. Businesses were consulted about the new […]

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Bitcoin splits in 2

Bitcoin power brokers were unable to come behind a single solution that would have preserved a unified cryptocurrency by Tuesday morning’s deadline. As such, the digital currency has split in two: bitcoin and bitcoin cash. “There seems to be some technical issues that might be slowing it down, but yes, the fork has happened,” Peter Borovykh […]

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The 5 Key Components of Rapid Business Growth

Every new business owner wants to achieve one goal — rapid growth. Successful growth in the early stages of a business can help it avoid these eye-opening SBA stats: Half of new businesses do not survive past the five-year mark Only a third are still in business by year 10 I first connected with Fabrizio Moreira, […]

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