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Peter Davidson

Peter Davidson

Business Consultant at Self Employed
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Bio Being a senior business associate, I strive to help different brands and startups to make effective business decisions and plan effective business strategies.


The Payments Business

In an Era of Remote Work, How Will Firms Manage Cross Border Payments to Employees?

18 Mar 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic is already seeing many tech firms direct their employees to work from home. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN), Twitter Inc, (NYSE:TWTR), and Facebook Inc.(NASDAQ:FB) are some of the tech firms that have recommended or mandated working from home. Improvements in communication and collaboration wo...


Financial Transformation

Increased Volatility in Financial Markets as COVID-19 Surges

18 Feb 2020

Source: CBOE VIX Options Stock markets, futures markets, and general business sentiment have taken a pounding since the devastating coronavirus outbreak, more recently renamed COVID-19. After a semi-rally mid-week, stock markets have retraced and surrendered gains on the back of an avalanche of negative data vis-a-vis the latest virus from Hubei

Trends in Financial Services

Angolan Entrepreneur Isabel Dos Santos Invests Heavily in Youth Empowerment

25 Jul 2019

Foreword: Angola’s GDP annual growth rate was last measured at 2.2% (December 2018) with an unemployment rate of 20%, and an inflation rate soaring towards 17%. The country boasts a heavy government Debt to GDP ratio of 80.5%, and a business confidence score of -9. The country relies heavily on its crude oil exports (90% of all exports), with the ...

Financial Risk Management

The Current State of the Israeli Real Estate Market

04 Jun 2019

The current state of the Israeli real estate market is perhaps best described as ‘volatile’, not because of whipsaw activity in supply and demand, but because future demand is expected to severely outpace the government’s ability to remedy the housing situation. According to the president of the IBA (Israel Builders Association), Raul Srugo, Israe...