25.09.2022
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Why the principle “the customer is always right” is bad for business and what to replace it with

Many b2c businesses have followed this principle for years. It is safer for reputation, and creates an aura of holiness around the brand. As a result, a large number of companies around the world have brought the Customer Experience to the point of absurdity and simply endowed the client with unlimited rights. At some point, […]

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Investments

European business will again pay for the mistakes of politicians. Olaf Scholz continues to “finish off” Germany

Author Vasily Grishaev Reading 3 min Views 47 Published 09/14/2022 German politicians continue to compete in terms of causing economic and political damage to their own country. Not so long ago, German Foreign Minister Annalena Berbock discouraged the German public by saying that she was not interested in the opinion of German voters. As they […]

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Market

The Prosecutor General’s Office initiates the abolition of most of the inspections of the business. An expert explains why it’s important

In March, the government decreed a moratorium on scheduled inspections of Russian businesses until the end of 2022. This became one of the measures to support economic growth, but there were exceptions to the decree. For example, business inspections are allowed if there is a threat to the life or health of citizens, the defense […]

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Market

Business received another delay to switch to electronic signatures and powers of attorney

Business representatives again postponed the deadline for the mandatory transition to a new format of electronic signatures, explaining this by a low degree of readiness. The reform of the electronic signature system was approved back in 2019. Its implementation should take place in several stages during 2021-2022. But now the mandatory transition to a new […]

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Market

The sixth most reliable: Citibank announced that it is curtailing business in Russia

The Russian bank of the Citi corporation has decided to leave Russia, phasing out its activities and possibly selling its loan portfolio. Despite Western sanctions, to date only one bank has officially left Russia – Rosbank, it was sold by Societe Generale to Interros, owned by billionaire Potanin. The parent structures of Raiffeisenbank, UniCredit Bank […]

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Market

Small business will be able to get a loan for investment in production at 4.5% per annum

The Ministry of Economy is updating the conditions for the state support program – investment loans will be cheaper. We recently wrote that Russia still has three main programs for concessional lending to small and medium-sized businesses. A loan can be obtained for investments, replenishment of working capital or for other purposes. But With April, […]

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Strategies

What awaits the business in August: registration of the self-employed through the “Gosuslugi”, increasing the acquiring commission

In August 2022, a number of new laws come into force in Russia: you can become self-employed through “State Services”, information about taxes can be provided to third parties with the consent of citizens, the expiration date of preferential commissions and other innovations, read in the material RB.RU.

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Strategies

Amendments to laws, liquidation of the single-industry towns development fund, Timati about Starbucks: the main thing for business July 31

Viacheslav Volodin recalled what laws come into force from tomorrow, Russian Standard found out that Russians began to spend less on children’s education and more on their toys, and RB continues to follow the main events for business against the backdrop of a special operation in Ukraine.

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Strategies

Montenegro freezes real estate of Russians, H&M sells business: top business news July 28

Montenegro freezes the real estate of Russians, tourist tax, H&M decided to sell the business and other events on July 28 against the backdrop of a special operation in Ukraine – in the RB digest.

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Strategies

Business is ready to pay PR-specialists up to 350 thousand rubles

Ifors Research analysts interviewed CEOs, owners of small and medium-sized businesses about the role of PR support for the company’s work. Entrepreneurs also announced the salaries that they are ready to offer for the work of a PR specialist. RB got acquainted with the results of the study.

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