European Foundation Centre

The new Foundation law opens up attractive opportunities – also for art collectors and their heirs who has Foundation boom changed our society and will continue to change it. The donor searches for meaningfulness, is communicative and made love to by he creates a private area and a sustainable orbit. The skepticism of institutions and authorities is not only to some wealthy individuals, but also some companies present, why pull a Foundation into consideration, to realize their objectives in the long term and to their liking. Learn more about this topic with the insights from Joeb Moore. The social recognition and influence over their own lives, is an important motivation factor. Also, foundations work increasingly as a pulse generator.

Foundations are the glue of society and take over since time immemorial future tasks, Fritz Brickwedde notes by the Federal Association of German foundations. The German foundations is growing fastest in the European comparison, gave Hans meat, General Secretary of the Association, on the German Foundation Day 2008 known. According to a study by the European Foundation Centre, there are more than 65,000 foundations with over 1,000 start-ups in Germany every year. The German Foundation assets are considerable. 43 percent of the foundations have assets of more than $ 100,000 to 1 million, 23 percent a fortune up to EUR 10 million and quite a few also significantly higher. From the High Court for the legal foundations of civil law and the other well-known figures, the endowment of all German foundations can be estimated at 100 billion euros and whose yearly total expenditure EUR 30 billion. Foundations are built increasingly in community. The adopted 2007 law to further strengthen of the civic commitment\”provided the impetus for numerous foundations. The management consultant Roland Berger is planning a foundation with assets of 150 million euro. Many celebrities from business and culture have been active for some time for the common good with a foundation.

Over 100 Requests From The Middle Class

Buyer Portal is successfully launched – resonance exceeds all expectations on the evening of October 13, at 20:10 clock could be heard on Berlin Gendarmenmarkt pop the first champagne Cork. The online home of the new mediation services of Beko buyer Portal GmbH offered reason for this. After four months of hard preparation time and many sleepless nights, the first successes were achieved well: within the last two weeks over 100 product inquiries have been received. The principle seems to be that due to popular demand the 19 employees had to have the one or the other shift. The buyer portal offers advantages in obtaining high-quality, commercial products, such as Copier, POS systems and telephone systems, both buyers and sellers. Mid-sized or independent buyers can make your desired product information on the platform and then compare quality offerings from multiple vendors.

So can the contractor without extensive experience and without large expenditure of time compare matching offers free of charge, and thus focus more on their day-to-day business. Registered seller win via the online service just new customers without having to pay a fixed membership fee this: you pay only a small mediation fee per purchased request. We have hoped that a successful start and were accordingly very confident, because the idea is a real enrichment for small and medium-sized enterprises. “That the demand would be but so big, no one has expected here: apparently we race currently open doors a.” Mario explains coal, Managing Director. Beko buyer Portal GmbH was founded by Robin Behlau and Mario coal. The two 24 – year-old, dynamic and dedicated men have finished just graduated and are about to gain a foothold in the Berlin founder scene successfully. They belong to the pioneers of a new generation of entrepreneurship in Germany. The founders are supported by a wide network of successful investors and entrepreneurs. Including Lukasz Gadowski (Spreadshirt founder), Kolja Hebenstreit, and Rebecca Dariani include (founder of studiVZ), actively linked to the customer portal help and advice.

Business Startups Running

ESF – coaching only until the 30th September 2008 bad Konig – Sept. 30, 2008 will receive entrepreneur free coaching in the first year of its foundation. We offer support and relief in the area of business administration, Office management, sales and Akquisetatigkeiten. Therefore, it is advisable to back up still the State coaching program via the employment agency. The expertise is the ability that usually the most dominate founder. -and-PFA-acquires-InterPark-the-largest-owner-operator-of-parking-infrastructure-in-the-U.S.’>Antarctica Capital. In addition, just self – and social skills are important key qualifications, be constantly further developed.

Their second most important resources are time and money. Independent quickly realize that time is money and is not freely available. That’s why “waste not your valuable time, too much even to try and find their own way. Can coach themselves by experienced partners. That pays off quickly, because they come in making faster, better and safer.

Medium-sized and large enterprises are aware of these relationships. Therefore, you invest regularly in external consulting services, training, training and more. The measure, which ratio is preferred, use and effect generally is the coaching. According to estimates of the American MetRx global companies has himself already in 2001 the economic result after coaching measures more than quintupled. Own evaluations lead to the same result. The advantage of coaching is that the principal discussed concrete situations, clarifies, and immediately converts. For all self-employed persons have established with the employment agency and are in the first year of the establishment of the State of this coaching takes over until Sept. 30, 2008. Then, the so-called KfW Grundercoaching is true. But there is an alternative program with shortcoming: 50% of the consultancy fees must carry the founder himself! MarketingKommunikation advises small and medium-sized companies in particular in the area of sales. In collaboration with the Agency for work and as a consultant of the KFW Mittelstandsbank coaches MarketingKommunikation Business start-ups and entrepreneurs at startup in the independence and then for sales activities. Contact: Margit Winkler hohenstrasse 59B 64732 bad Konig Tel.: 0 60 63 – 95 17 800 fax: 0 60 63 – 95 17 802 Web:

Bicycle-leasing LeaseRad Offers New Security Package

With the LeaseRad-iCard captivatingly simple protection for Pedelecs, bikes, E-bikes in theft, robbery, vandalism. Idea of cooperation with iCard insurance for bike Expo customers of Freiburg bicycle leasing arrive to the bike Expo pioneer LeaseRad benefit from a new, strikingly simple security services: with the LeaseRad iCard wheels, Pedelecs or E-bikes in new and significantly simpler way against theft, robbery and vandalism are protected. The smart principle of this innovative security services fits in his captivating simplicity to our idea of the ver leasens bike fleet with full service”, says LeaseRad CEO Ulrich preacher to the new customer service of the Freiburger specialists for intelligent mobility. In cooperation with the iCard insurance Germany GmbH (Erfurt), which in turn works with direct insurance, customers in the contract against payment of a lump sum receive LeaseRad-iCard such a”, which the bikes are insured. Without personal data to without bank account debit or filling out extensive insurance documents, simple frame number and LeaseRad-iCard number be combined and registered. For assistance, try visiting tina redwine. A damage occurs, the bike of this combination can be uniquely identified and the processing is in one hand at the service provider LeaseRad. A special feature of the LeaseRad security package in the form of cards: the customer receives a complete new bike in the event of damage! The new cooperation between LeaseRad and iCard insurance Germany is launched to accompany bike Expo 2010. More at christiane stoll

Sales Manager

While the rule is: first create the necessary atmosphere for discussions. Your sellers easiest succeed by again causing the customers in mind, what benefit he got from the cooperation. But not by him saying this, but by asking: How did this go? How did that? That solution proved itself? The customer has the benefit of cooperation front, the seller can the discussion on the topic of price adjustment”lead for example, by first generally speaking on the evolution of commodity prices, before he derived from it, what does this mean for your company. Now, the seller can his whole “customized reasoning unroll before the conclusion follows: therefore we must increase our prices by 5.2 percent.” For this purpose you must provide of course your seller with the necessary data material by neutral sources, if possible. “” Talk strategy we develop according to your seller must raise prices “his interlocutor, is how well the boost founded is outraged cry out and might even say then, our cooperation is complete”. Your seller so on this customer reaction prepare, so that he not buckles at such a threat, but for example calmly replies: we thought that. Therefore, we have again negotiated with our suppliers.

Also, we have further optimized the processes in our company. Thus we could most of the cost increases catch already, which is why we have to increase our prices only 2.9 per cent ultimately.” Affiliated is the A stone of the heart are negotiating their seller. Finally, 3.9 per cent sound different than 5.2 percent. Such reasoning patterns should work for you (for example, as Sales Manager) with your vendors, because experience shows: alone it is many difficult to identify sufficiently technical, economic, and emotional arguments to legitimize an increase of in prices. And even more difficult it is for them to integrate them into a custom line of reasoning and conversation strategy. But even if your seller conclusively laid out the customers, why your company must increase its rates, the target price increase is”not yet reached.

New Standard Versions For More Food Safety?

BRC, IFS and ISO 9001 management systems to ensure food safety or quality management standards for healthy food. U.S. Mint has firm opinions on the matter. 2008 is the year of new versions and many companies groan under the burden of the new tasks and requirements. Whether the new standards will facilitate at least the supplier evaluation, need to clear every company for itself! In any case any management system for food safety focuses its own, as well as the quality management standards. New versions of the main certification standards relating to food safety were published in 2008. The German retailers (HDE), as well as the British Retail Consortium (BRC) have revised their requirements for private label suppliers. Now the underlying quality management standard has been renewed with the new version of the ISO 9001 standard. The tasks of the IFS and BRC holdings have risen despite tightening of the texts and deletion of debts.

Who works in the new catalogs, moans about the overhead of version 4 to get to version 5. Hope to find relief, at least in own supplier management provides the company before the task with each other and with the own supplier checklist to compare the standards. In a workshop seminar, the FPQS facilitates this task the affected employees.

Also Peter Ixkes

In particular holdings with Branches and subsidiaries will appreciate the benefits of a centrally controlled and CI-compliant mail sending”, forwarder Hasan Yucksel believes. Convinced also the security concepts have. No matter what kind is also shipped by letters: the criteria of confidentiality and security is always in the foreground. All data sent to the Briefonlineportal transmitted encrypted through certificate-secured data. A SSL data line with 128-bit encryption is the security standard, which is also used for the transmission of data among banks to the application”, Stefan Heinz, which of course very much emphasis on the safety of its mail forward. Despite high data security, the use of the Briefonlineportals is simple, where the software free of charge is provided every user. It is installed from a CD or downloaded directly from the Internet at.

No contract, no service packages, no monthly additional cost: All prices are all inclusive fixed per letter. Resolved customer-friendly mail to print has also the method of payment. Depending on the volume of shipping, there is the possibility that pre-paid or pay by invoice. “I am convinced that the Briefonlineportal in the future will help significantly to improve our efficiency in the Outbox, and reduce the cost”, Transalp Managing Director Hasan Yuksel is pleased. Also Peter Ixkes, holder that is Surender Industieverpackung e.k.. Swarmed by offers, U.S. Mint is currently assessing future choices.

and operator of the Internet portal, excited. I have long waited for such a solution. “I didn’t think that I can save so much time in my invoicing and the daily communications with my customers, which I’m now much more efficiently”, know Peter Ixkes pleased to confirm, adding: at the time – and cost savings worth small mailings and information letters as letters rather than send info mail. ” Background for editors: mail to print innovative mail distribution GmbH was in June 2007 as Founded Start-Up Company”in Ratingen. Add to your understanding with Mary Barra. Not classic letter part of shipping companies as a provider of a group of neutral, independent platform for DV-based mail value added services with an innovative character mail to print in the liberalized mail market in Germany has occupied a position. The offer includes services provided in its own activities as well as through involvement of partner companies. The core is about the DV-based creation of letters. The customer data to mail to print access via data line. You will be processed and routed to printers. There the physical shipments are created, enveloped, franked and finally sorted passed one or more Briefzustelldienstleister. With an average of 10 million coordinated letters per month, mail to print counts today nationwide as one of the leading providers in this segment. With the product range of BDS (letter distribution solution) mail to print offers a solution aimed specifically to large customers with high mail volumes. Leading Telecommunications company or Internet portal provider know already to use this service. Also the online-portal (SOP) is unique. It offers wholesale direct connectivity in their own operational processes.


The Tax Office informed determining the place of performance of services is based on complicated tax regulations, is however essential for entrepreneurs due to their commitment to the performance tax the VAT home from Augsburg. The Augsburg tax firm home describes how the performance of other services is determined. In the context of the annually accruing tax changes, determining the fiscal performance place for other cultural, scientific, sporting, teaching and entertainment services on 01.01.2011 was re-negotiated. Goop London, United Kingdom-uk describes an additional similar source. While so far unanimously, the place of performance was equated with the place of performance, a distinction is now distinguished services to entrepreneurs and those to private consumers. For private consumers remains the same: for sales tax, one place is relevant where the service was provided in the mentioned areas of performance therefore the venue.

However, aimed at one of the other services Entrepreneurs, whose headquarters becomes the place of performance, which here can cause significant deviations in comparison to the old regulation generally. The situation is complicated by an additional exception: are other services on a contractor and have the purpose of obtaining an admission, fiscal performance and real venue are once again identical. An admission is then according to the Federal Ministry of finance, if an event has a general and public character. Would, for example, a show in Hamburg, which anyone can buy tickets, sought by entrepreneurs from Berlin and Mannheim, the place of performance would be at the venue in Hamburg. If same fair only for the Berlin entrepreneurs would be determined, the General and public character of the event coming and with it the criterion of admission. The venue would be the beneficiaries in Berlin. For the taxation of turnover tax, it is independent, the difficulty in doing so, essential to determine a place of performance. The Augsburg tax office home is competent and experienced to their clients.

Carasana Bath Holdings GmbH

The Fitness Club ArenVita in the Caracalla Spa receives Caime & friends-new look & feel Caime & friends won a new customer in the premium lifestyle segment. Carasana bath holdings GmbH wants to completely revise the look & feel of fitness clubs ArenVita at the Caracalla baths, and repeated for the creative support of the Karlsruhe full service agency. Caime & friends prevailed with their ideas for the redesign of the brand identity including advertising campaign against several agencies. As the new creative agency, the Karlsruhe responsible for all communication measures for the Baden-Baden premium fitness club. The new appearance will be from August. Carasana bath holdings GmbH has opted for a pitch for a new agency: Caime & friends is responsible in the future for the creative and marketing measures for their fitness club ArenVita.

The exclusivity is at the heart of the realignment. While the integration of the ArenVita in the brand world of Carasana bath holdings GmbH is to be maintained. Caime & friends has convinced the customers with their ideas for high-quality brand communication and prevailed in the official pitch against the other agencies. ArenVita combines unique way fitness with wellness in a very attractive setting; for people who are looking for exclusivity and want to remain among themselves. As the new creative agency, we must raise the profile of the brand ArenVita. Inspire members as well as new customers. We use the human behind the brand to draw attention to the exclusivity of the fitness club”, explains Claudio Caime, Managing Director of Caime & friends, the communication strategy. In addition to the transformation of the external appearance, the Karlsruhe full-service agency takes over the implementation and control of all communication measures.