Spotting the fake Quaid in M1

Sana Saif, a housewife, recently opened an account in Meezan Bank and made a visit to her branch, adjacent to her apartments,...

Middle market banks continue aggressive expansion spree

Gone are the days when the middle market banks competed for the scraps from the Big Five banks’ table: they now aggressively...

Government inaction smokes away Rs25 billion annually

Gold Leaf is a popular cigarette brand in the country, and Kabir Khan usually puffs up on it. But occasionally when he...

Piracy: A bane for booksellers and writers alike

A ground plus two storey British era building once a hot destination for elites of the country now lies dilapidated and books...

Project management: a job that is unlikely to be automated away

There is a lot of talk about the ‘jobs of the future.’ Nobody is quite sure what these jobs are, where you...

Klockwork’s mantra: The bigger, the better

With clients like the Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts & Accessories Manufacturers, Habib Construction Services, and the government of Punjab, Klockwork positions...

In Conversation with Amir Masood Khan, President/CEO of The First MicroFinanceBank, Pakistan, about the Karachi Vocational Training Seminar

The First MicroFinanceBank Limited, Pakistan (FMFB-P) is the pioneer in Microfinance with over 17 years of experience in innovation and financial services...

Tab to taxpayers: Rs5 billion

Located around 318 kilometers east of Karachi, the headquarter of Tharparkar, amid the sand dunes lies Mithi – infamous for its...

The world is digital. Are you at risk?

“As the world moves on towards becoming completely digital, cyberthreats loom large. How vulnerable are you, the country, and your business?”

Viable payment solutions

“I’d prefer a little less competent freelancer with a PayPal account over someone with excellent skills but no access to PayPal,” said...

From Inconsistent To Competent

Tremendous well-paying job opportunities are available for freelancers in Pakistan mainly because they have succeeded in changing their previous image of “inconsistent”...

Top of the totem pole

It was 1958, when two brothers Frank and Dan Carney from Kansas, USA were approached by a family friend to open...

Will the PBIT be the catalyst Punjab needs to become an investment hub?

 In 2009, the Punjab government set-up the Punjab Board of Revenue and Trade (PBIT). The Musharraf era had just ended, the Pakistan...

The Black Friday phenomenon—A shopping spree that beats all binges

Upon hearing her friends’ last year’s experience of Black Friday sales in which they availed great discounts, the 21-year-old pharmacy student from...

In case you’re wondering, inflation is not good for consumer goods companies either

Pakistani consumer companies just cannot seem to get a break. It does not matter whether you are Nestle, Bata, or even Glaxo:...