Starting A Business In Italy: How To Set Up And Run A Successful Business In The Bel Paese
Publish Date: 2006-02-10
Author: Emma Bird
Attention: For textbook, access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Italy is the land of entrepreneurs and small businesses are the backbone of its economy. And because of the unwritten employment laws that dominate the job scene in Italy, setting up your own business can be an excellent alternative to finding employed work. In this book, experts Emma Bird and Mario Berri tell you what it takes to launch a start-up in Italy. Whether its running opera tours, becoming a wedding planner or establishing your own language school, Starting a Business in Italy is an essential resource. Packed with information on key figures and institutions, company structure, Italy's infamous red tape, paying taxes, setting up the office, networking, taking on staff, business etiquette, and much more, this is the only guide you'll ever need. If you want to start a business in Italy but are not quite sure how to go about it, where better to learn than from expatriate entrepreneurs already running their own businesses there? This nuts and bolts guide will help you every step of the way. CONTENTS: Introduction 1.The job scene in Italy 2.Key figures and institutions 3.Finding your idea 4.Market research 5.Writing the business plan 6.Raising finance 7.Company structure 8.Lavoratore autonomo 9.Ditta Individuale 10.Partnerships 11.SRL 12.SPA 13.Banking 14.Income tax 15.IVA and local taxes 16.Setting up the office 17.Culture clash 18.Business etiquette 19.Networking 20.Women in Italy 21.Hiring employees 22.Running a bed and breakfast 23.Marketing 24.Conclusion 25.Technical information 26.Glossary