Doing Business

Calendar Image

Japan – Public Holidays and their impact on Business

Japan currently has no less than 16 public holidays. Unlike in many countries, however, if the days fall during the weekend there is not always an off-setting weekday holiday. Consumption of consumer goods and travel soar major during holiday periods. While most stores remain open, city/ward offices, banks, and local schools are usually closed during …

Japan – Public Holidays and their impact on Business Read More »

Work Image

New Zealand – Business Article

Reloc8 Asia Pacific Group’s New Zealand partner was featured in an article in the Vibrant Hutt, a business magazine in New Zealand. View the PDF by selecting the button below:

Philippines Flag

Philippines – Cultural Differences & Business Etiquette

Dornet Venturanza, Reloc8 Asia Pacific Group’s Philippines partner, shares insights on cultural differences and business etiquette. What are the main cultural differences an expatriate will encounter – both in general and Business life? Relationships & Communication • Filipinos thrive on interpersonal relationships, so it is advisable to be introduced by a third party. • It …

Philippines – Cultural Differences & Business Etiquette Read More »