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Kyiv – A Modern Bridge Between Europe and Asia

What do you call this city – Kyiv or Kiev? It doesn’t really matter, and frankly both ways are fine. The city itself is an ancient mix of cultures, with both strong traditions and a modern view on today’s world. Just a quick look at the riverside in Kyiv will paint the picture for you. Along the landscaped slopes appear the golden domes of ancient churches, huge monumental statues and modern business centres made of glass and steel. Here, everyone can find something of interest, whether it’s Slavic spiritual heritage, an evening with the Virsky national dance ensemble or a classy restaurant with breathtaking views over the mighty Dnieper.

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Destination + Emotion = Memorable FUCHS Events

For 20 years, FUCHS Event + Incentive has successfully been working in the meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE) business in Dresden, Saxony, Berlin, Thuringia and Prague. Meetings and incentives in special locations boost motivation, loyalty and ambition, and FUCHS is always on the look for new trends and innovative products. Fuchs offers unique concepts for business and gala events, including exclusive sightseeing tours with historical or regional highlights, city discoveries that combine cultural visits with fun, gala-dinner and conference organisation, special outdoor adventures and team building .

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Germany number one in Europe for British FDI

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Making the grade

British companies carry out more foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in Germany than in any other European country – and by far. Between 2008 and 2013, the latest reporting period, 402 FDI projects were carried out by UK-based firms in the country, fDI Markets data shows. This compares with 293 projects in France and 270 in Ireland. BP, British Telecom, Vodafone, GlaxoSmithKline, British Airways, EasyJet as well as a diverse range of British software companies have all invested in Germany in recent years.

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Concrete Architectural Associates: Provoking, Confusing and Shattering Dogmas

Founded in 1997, Amsterdam-based architecture and interior design firm Concrete won the Dutch Architect of the Year Award in 2012. Concrete spent its fledgling years creating a range of stylish and interesting commercial interiors in the Netherlands. Over the past few years, however, Concrete has broadened its horizons, taking its Supperclub concept worldwide and expanding its citizenM concept, a hip hotel brand offering low prices and high design values.

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Cloud Computing Changing the Game for Small Businesses

Small businesses looking to improve efficiency are increasingly finding that every cloud has a silver lining. Indeed, cloud computing, which is IT jargon for accessing applications as services over the internet, is becoming a game changer for many small companies, allowing them to access a growing number of innovative services that are easy to manage, provide transparent pricing and will scale up as a business grows. In addition to embracing cloud computing, small companies are also using Skype and video conferencing to boost their responsiveness, support consultants working in the field and expand the business.

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