Barnett joins 14 UK CEOs to tackle Britain’s most pressing societal issues London, 14 October 2019: Mark Barnett, Mastercard’s Divisional President in the UK is the latest business leader to join the Government’s Inclusive Economy Partnership. The Partnership was set up by the Cabinet Office and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in …
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by George Simon, Divisional President Central Eastern Europe, Mastercard Perhaps the clue is in its name but the shadow economy’s drain on economic growth and public finances can be difficult to recognise. And unfortunately, consumers can often unwittingly contribute to its growth.  It doesn’t have to be this way. The shadow – or undeclared – …
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Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs reveals top countries where female-owned businesses flourish UK ranks 9th in the index with strong conditions for women entrepreneurs to thrive But when it comes to proportion of female-owned businesses, UK ranks 26th, lagging behind countries including Uganda, Botswana, New Zealand, Russia, Bangladesh and the U.S London, 7 March 2017 – While female …
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