21 insights to maximise your L&D investment

Learning and development is popular these days. Budgets are up and responsibilities are growing. The number of resources for upskilling workers is at an all-time high. Mobile, social, and cloud technologies are reinventing how employees learn, adding more flexibility and autonomy to the experience. And yet, learners aren’t happy. Their satisfaction levels don’t reflect the […]

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Introspection is the key to good investing

The economic objective of investment is to ensure that future contingencies such as marriage, children’s education, recession and medical expenses do not lead to a shock to our consumption and we are able to maintain, if not improve, our current lifestyle. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom Aristotle Very little importance is given […]

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Choking investment will give teeth to fight against tobacco

It’s time for #ustoo movement in investments In October 2018, a major development in Australia escaped the attention of Indian news media and tobacco activists alike. An epoch-making moment, it signifies a big shift in the fight against tobacco. The Australia-based not-for-profit, Tobacco-Free Portfolios, launched the world’s first ‘Verified Tobacco-Free’ certification stamp. It will be […]

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IIFL fund leads $130 mn investment in Northern Arc Capital

Non-banking financial company Northern Arc Capital Ltd said on Tuesday that it has secured a fresh investment of Rs 910 crore (around $130 million) from a clutch of institutional investors. IIFL Special Opportunities Fund and Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) — both existing investors — along with Affirma Capital contributed to the round, Northern Arc […]

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6 fixed income investments to help you save tax under section 80C

Fixed income instruments are typically meant for risk-averse investors who want safety of capital and assured returns. Along with these two aspects, schemes like the Public Provident Fund (PPF), National Savings Certificate (NSC), and Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) etc., also provide tax-saving benefits under section 80C of Income Tax Act. PPF and SSY in fact, […]

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