The European Magazine


Paired for success

Alex Katsomitros speaks to business author Mark C. Winters about the key combination behind the scenes of many successful SMEs


Pulling numbers out of the air

Finbarr Toesland investigates the world of cloud accounting and asks whether new technology can help businesses make better and timely decisions


Achieving equality across the board

An increasing number of business schools are tackling gender inequality by running women-only executive education programmes. It’s having a positive impact, but for real change to occur, men need to be educated too. Alex Katsomitros reports


Krungthai Bank: on a journey of transformation

Krungthai Bank has outlined a series of measures to help it ensure its place among Thailand’s leading financial institutions. So far, the strategy is exceeding expectation


Islamic finance in Kuwait and the popularity of the sukuk

Nazih Hameed, Senior Associate, and Celeste Altamiranda, Associate, Al Markaz Law Firm, discuss the rise of the sukuk, and how Islamic financial institutions are gaining a new-found importance across the international economic arena


Digital Europe: streamlining for the future

Hampered by a maze of national regulations, Europe has failed to produce its own Google or Facebook. Can the European Commission’s ambitious European Digital Single Market strategy make the great leap forward? Alex Katsomitros finds out


Navigating the glass ceiling

Entering the world of banking in the early 1980s, Karen Penney found an industry dominated by men and with limited opportunities for women. Mercedes Amézola hears her story


New York City: be a part of it

It might be famous as “the city that never sleeps”, but as Sherelle Jacobs discovers, New York is a place that never stops reinventing itself


Wired up to work

Companies are increasingly providing office workers with smartwatches and movement trackers to monitor health and efficiency. But why would anyone agree to pass personal data to their employer? Len Williams investigates


Why bon vivants love Belgium

With its passion for artisan beer and penchant for fine dining, Belgium offers a food and drink tour de force to rival its bigger neighbours. Gillian Birch dines and imbibes


PODA: A new perspective on events

From golf tournaments and gala dinners to beach events and safaris, Poda offers the perfect platform for all your outdoor needs


Virtually human

From apocalyptic novels to warnings from leading academics, Artificial Intelligence has always been a hot topic. Len Williams examines whether we really have anything to fear


What’s mine is yours

Critics argue the sharing economy is little more than a placebo for capitalism’s ills. But this is not how a new breed of entrepreneurs sees it. Alex Katsomitros weighs up the arguments


Making golf history in Mauritius

The success of the inaugural AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open highlighted the island’s ambition to make golf a big part of its tourism strategy. Harry Drysdale-Wood watched the event unfold