My Articles

One-World Covid Response Gives Cause for Hope

I had my first Covid 19 vaccination this week (28th April 2021) at one of the many centres in London.   It was not the efficiency – although that was there – or the speed of the process – again that was evident – that humbled me.  It was the warmth, the care. From medical staff to military personnel and volunteer…

International Uncertainty and The Challenges Companies Face for Innovation

The world is changing – there is new thinking and new skills, emerging technology and the creativity it enables – all of which is being harnessed differently – used differently – to change how we live, work, communicate and play. Pure innovation has to be powered by the drive to deliver added value: to make things easier, faster, safer, better…

Raw materials’ price increase is a temporary phenomenon

As an entrepreneur with more than two decades of experience in cable-making, I have never seen market conditions nowadays. The prices of many raw materials are hiking with every passing day, and it seems inevitable to pass some of the increased costs for products to the end-users. The covid-19 pandemic has affected countries and individuals in vastly different ways. Like…

MERSEYSIDE ADVISOR TO LIZ TRUSS WELCOMES NEW FREE TRADE REPORT

The UK must get behind the Trade Secretary’s plan to reduce free trade barriers, launched today, or prepare itself for the worst – says Department for International Trade Advisory Group member, Merseyside businessman Dr Maurizio Bragagni. Today’s report offers new thinking around the United Kingdom’s trade policy, spelling out the case for free trade, its benefits for the economy, Britain’s potential and…

Knowsley Author and Innovator Appointed Hon Snr Visiting Fellow

Italian-born British entrepreneur, author, Hon Consul for San Marino and Freeman of the City of London, Dr Maurizio Bragagni, has been appointed Hon Senior Visiting Fellow at Cass Business School, London. Dr Bragagni, who has a doctorate in law from the University of Pisa in Italy, studied for his master’s in business administration at the London Business School, graduating in…

IFB – A Shared Passion for Collaboration, Openness and Innovation

On the 24th of February 2021 Honorary Consul of the Republic of San Marino and Esharelife Foundation Chairman, Dr Maurizio Bragagni was invited as a guest panelist to join a discussion organised by the Institute for Family Business (IFB) titled “A Shared Passion for Collaboration, Openness and Innovation – Family Entrepreneurs in the UK and the DACH Region Facing Brexit…

Dr Bragagni re-proposes reflections of the Value of Talent

The Value of Talent March 2018 Many people in Italy speak and write about “the brain drain” and “overseas talent”.  Few of them go back to the true meaning of this term. But only by knowing its exact meaning can we understand what it represents for the Italy of today. So let’s see. A “talent” was once an ancient unit…

Truss India Trip Secures New £Billions Trade Relationship

The UK Government, which continues to push forward with international trade agreements, has announced significant advances in securing a free trade deal with India. Secretary of State Liz Truss shared the news as she concluded a 5-day visit to the country aimed at securing an enhanced trading relationship with the world’s largest democracy and confirming a number of investment wins…

DIT Advisor Bragagni welcomes Pacific Free Trade Area CPTPP Application

The government is seeking to join one of the world’s largest free-trade areas, a move that would position the UK at the heart of emerging economies in the Pacific and support domestic jobs.  One of the industry leaders advising the Department for International Trade as Brexit trade deals were negotiated and agreed, Dr Maurizio Bragagni said: “I am delighted to…

British Global Industrialist Welcomes Swiss Deal

Department for International Trade advisor, British global industrialist Dr Maurizio Bragagni, added his congratulations to the Government as it today announced it had secured an access agreement for UK service businesses trading in Swiss markets. One of the Government’s hand-picked business leaders making up the Department’s TAG (Trade Advisory Groups) intelligence bank, Dr Bragagni, CEO of independent cable manufacturer, Tratos,…

1 2 5