GlaxoSmithKline beats sales forecasts thanks to HIV drugs boost

Higher revenues from HIV drugs and flu vaccines have boosted quarterly sales and earnings at GlaxoSmithKline, more than offsetting a continued fall in sales for respiratory treatments. Sales rose by 9% to £6.13bn in the three months to the end of September, the third quarter of the company’s financial year. Analysts’ average forecasts were for…

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DC companies that help place executives

Executives are people that are very important in various companies, as they are fairly high up the chain in a business and likely control a great deal of people and manage a great deal of money. The fact of the matter is, these people are fairly hard to replace when they move on to other…

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Disability Employment Awareness: We need ALL of us

October is the nation’s 70th National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a time for us to celebrate the immeasurable contributions of people with disabilities to our workforce – in technology firms, classrooms, restaurants and all kinds of workplaces. NDEAM was first launched in in the immediate aftermath of World War II (then it was called “National…

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Top business conferences held in Sun Valley

Sun Valley is one of the most attractive business conference resorts in the US. It is a popular destination for business executives and celebrities in Blaine County, Idaho, near Ketchum city. The city is conveniently accessible via the Friedman Memorial Airport. The Sawtooth National Recreation area lies close by and can easily be accessed via…

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CEI’s Reaching Back: The New Market Tax Credit Program

Since 2000, the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) has been established to help make the low-income and the disadvantaged areas an overall better place. This concept began in the late 1990s, but have been established in 2000 as part of the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000. With this program, investors are attracted to…

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The CAPCO Program Helps Texans Get the Capital They Need

The CAPCO program in Texas is a venture capital program that helps businesses in the state garner the capital they need for new projects. The projects that are opening in Texas need extra money, but the CAPCO programs only funnel money to certain companies. The small business that needs extra help gets support in Texas,…

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Private Equity Firms Focus on Corporate Buyouts

2014 was a good year for global mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Herb Allen and other companies like M&A global activity totaled $3.5 trillion which was up 47% from 2013 with 95 deals totaling $5 billion or more, and the top three deals that are still pending are valued at $66 billion, $67 billion and $70.67…

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How D.C Is Boosting Small Businesses

It is always a difficult endeavor to get private investors to invest in small businesses and there are no lack of businesses that would rather put their money in other places. This has been a continuing trend in the United States and it has led to a reduction in the economy, which has done nothing…

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Startup Firms Branch Out From Investment Banks

Despite the effects of the 2008 recession and the tight grip it has had on Wall Street operations, new investment firms continue to spring up, coming out of the old to bring on the new. And why is this? Even though starting up a brand new firm is a very difficult undertaking, many financial advisors…

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Top DC Corporate Headhunters

Businesses have been using recruiters like Korn/Ferry Nels Olson to find the talent that they need for specific jobs for many years. (Headhunters) being the more popular term. This article will serve as a quick summary of some of the best and most popular agencies in the DC area.

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