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"No border" a successful start for the Romanian - Bulgarian cross-border cooperation

On 18th of June 2009 took place in Bulgaria, Ruse the „No Borders” event, a Romanian – Bulgarian bilateral business meeting organized by Ascent Group in partnership with UNPR – National Union of Romanian Employers, BRCCI – Romanian–Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the magazines Manager Bulgaria and Consulting Review Romania.

Bulgaria and Romania, two neighboring countries separated by borders several decades that remained now only symbolic, gathered in No Borders event all their business potential and colaboration interest. No Borders event aimed to encourage the cross-border cooperation and investments, to facilitate the neighboring market acces and to stimulate business partnerships for both countries companies. read more»

Katya Sotirova-Ivanova took over the management of Ascent Group Bulgaria

Due to the fast grow of Ascent Group's Bulgarian office, starting with May 2009 Katya Sotirova-Ivanova joined Ascent Group's team and became managing director of the consulting group in Bulgaria.

Katya graduated the Faculty of Mathematics and Information Technology within the University of Economy from Varna and the Distance Learning Center from Sofia of the City University from Seattle Washington, with a degree in General Management.

Katya’s 10 years of successful professional experience include management positions in various industries, especially marketing and advertising, media and consulting or coordination of complex business projects and events.

After 3 years as Marketing & Product Director and also Deputy of CEO for Programata Media Group Ltd, since 2006 Katya became the managing partner of Innovatoria Ltd., an important marketing and advertising company. read more»

New taxes and less deductibilities – the latest amendments of the Romanian Fiscal Code

Starting with 1st of May 2009 a few important changes of the Romanian Fiscal Code became effective, through the Emergency Ordinance 34/2009. We present below the most important elements that have been changed.

Introduction of the lump tax rate

One of the main news brought by the Emergency Ordinance 34/2009 is reffering to the introduction of a new type of taxing, the lump tax rate.

In this respect, was introduced for the Romanian legal entities, payers of the taxable profit, the compulsoriness to determine the quarterly tax by comparing the quarterly income tax with the minimum quarterly lump tax rate and the income payment at the higher amount.

To apply the lump tax rate, the amounts corresponding to the minimum tax, determined according to total income registered on December 31st 2008, are: read more»

Romanian companies that import or export goods are required to obtain code EORI

Starting with the 1st of July 2009, all the companies who are trading within the European Union will have to obtain an unique code for customs operations, called the EORI code.

The legal provisions that define the EORI code are contained in Regulation (EC) no. 312-2009 and are part of the stipulations of the Council establishing the Community Customs Code, published in EU’s Official Journal no. L 98 dated 17 April 2009.

The procedure for obtaining this code in Romania is regulated by the Order of the President of the National Agency for Tax Administration no. 691/2009 for the approval of the Technical Norms regarding the registration and identification of economic operators in Romania. read more»

"No Borders" - Romanian-Bulgarian bilateral business meeting

2009-06-18 10:00
2009-06-18 17:00
Europe/Bucharest

The global economic context, the globalization of economic relations and not in the end, the economic crisis obliges us to develop activities and take decisions based on the effects of these phenomena: to cut budgets, to dimiss employees or even to close offices and branches, but also to consider strategies that help us grow our company, looking to new markets and new investment opportunities.

Why “No Borders”? read more»

Ascent Group brings to Romania the Mecepus Public Speaking programs

Ascent Group concluded in May another important partnership agreement, with MECEPUS, the Mediterranean Center for Public Speaking and Communication.

MECEPUS is a training centre supplementing formal education by giving the opportunity to improve speaking skills and develop a more attractive personality. It offers a range of seminars in Public Speaking and other behavior improvement areas.

MECEPUS Seminars are held in Cyprus, Syria and the Middle East and Moldova in English, Greek, Arabic and other languages. read more»

The Romanian companies can now be dissolved without a liquidator

The law 31/1990 was amended again in April bringing one of the most important changes in the Romanian fiscal environment. In case of voluntary dissolution and liquidation of companies, the process can be done now without a liquidator.

Thus the article 227, paragraph (1), points b) and d) of Law 31/1990, updated on 17.04.2009, describes the procedure of voluntary liquidation and dissolution without assigning a liquidator.

This procedure spares the trader of the need to assign an authorized liquidator to draw up the report of liquidation. Also, this procedure eliminates the stage of publication in the Official Gazette of the liquidation balance and report.

The simplified procedure assumes through 3 stages, which are present below:

Stage I read more»

Public speaking, open training, Bucharest

2009-05-13 09:00
2009-05-13 17:00
Europe/Bucharest

How to captivate our audience ...

Sweaty palms, the perspiration of the forehead, the accelerate heartbeat or the erasure of all the ideas from your mind are some of the inconveniences that might occur in a public presentation. The fear of speaking in public is among the bigest fear of the human being.

The ability to make presentations in public and to efficiently sustain ideas has an important impact on our success in career and the whole society.

With the techniques and methods presented in this course you will better understand better can we make a successfull and a persuasive presentation in order to mantain the interest of the audience awake.

Target

The course is adressed to: read more»

Adela Cristea and Larry Farrell live at The Money Channel

Adela Cristea, managing partner of Ascent Group and Larry Farrell, managing partner and founder of The Farrell Company have been invited on the 16th of April at the TV show Antreprenor, broadcasted live at The Money Channel. read more»

Accreditation training Identity Compass

2009-05-28
2009-05-30
Europe/Bucharest

Ascent Group organizes in May a new accreditation module on the Identity Compass method.

Identity Compass is a unique personality profiling tool.

Identity Compass gives deeper insight into employee values, motivations and preferred behaviours thus providing consultants and organisations with a more effective basis on which to recruit, professionally and personally develop, and manage their people.

For more information we invite you to visit the Identity Compass website: www.identity-compass.com

The accreditation training will be held by Adela Cristea during 28th - 30rd of May (inclusive) and will take place in Arad. read more»

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