Author: Susannah Griffin
HM Revenue & Customs has spent £262,251 on cyber security training for its staff over the two most recent financial years, according to official figures. This data was obtained and analysed under the Freedom of Information (FOI) act by the Parliament Street think tank.
Despite a challenging near year and a half for the world’s economy, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) have increased globally. A flood of cash into the market coupled with a raft of selloffs have presented an opportunity for many businesses to capitalise. And while many IPOs have garnered success, some have disappointed, and others have just been downright ugly. Here is our list of the good, bad and ugly recent IPOs.
Payment options are one aspect of your business that can greatly affect your customers, operations, and profits. The impact of diversifying your business’ payment options goes beyond the ordering and checkout process; it can significantly benefit your business and consumers alike.
The UK financial industry faces a wave of disruption. Customers are demanding digital, personalised and seamless client experiences. Meanwhile, regulators are driving best practice around data security and industry professionalism to ensure clients’ prized assets are kept in safe hands.
Procon Analytics is a leading innovator of automotive IoT and big data insights, focused on capturing and translating data into actionable business intelligence. Learn more from company leaders about the future of their technology.
There are numerous opportunities to grow in the business world. You might start a company or look for the best places to invest money, but opportunities aren’t always what they seem to be. These are the most common scams to be aware of as a professional, so you don’t lose money on the road to success.
Survey finds threats such as activism, fake news and cancel culture have transformed the reputational risk landscape in the last five years.
Leading Cambridge firm of business psychologists, OE Cam, is urging businesses to consider the unintended impact of hybrid working. Their modelling suggests that planned policies will likely lead to greater discrimination and a lack of diversity within organisations in the UK and offices worldwide.
Cybersecurity as a facet of growing CSR demands.
Nate Burke, CEO of Diginius, a UK provider of proprietary software for digital marketing and ecommerce solutions, believes businesses could be getting more out of their use of AI. In this piece, he explains how businesses can use intelligent proliferation to their advantage and really stand out from the crowd.
Dogecoin has become the new GameStop, with frenzied trading potentially going to deliver a bloody nose to novice investors, warns the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations.
Fines handed out for breaches of Data Protection Act (DPA) and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations Act (PECR).
Investing your money is the most reliable and effective way to create wealth over time and secure your future financial needs. This is why a lot of financial advisors would tell you to start while you’re young to witness solid returns. It’s placing your money in an investment vehicle today to receive more money in the future.
The secret to this progression is advances in technology. Not only has it allowed businesses to speed up production and increase efficiency it has brought greater profit margins too. In today’s market, it’s all about ‘smart technology’ or more accurately ‘enablers’.
Science is moving at a remarkable rate, and no area more so than that of Biotech. This branch of the applied sciences sees specialists harnessing the potential that nature has to offer to benefit mankind. A leader is in this research is the team at Dyna Biotech. As one of India’s leading biotech equipment manufacturers, with years of success behind them, we thought we’d take a closer look to find out more.
As the pandemic has affected all aspects of our lives, the need for a new way of working is also affected. With that in mind, John Williams, Head of Marketing at Instant Offices reveals the top seven Proptech trends that aim to keep employee safe in a post-COVID office.
Lockdown working has exposed the gaps in cyber security practices in many law firms. With hackers looking for a pay day, it’s never too late to become cyber proactive. Guy Lloyd at CySure explains why cyber security doesn’t need to be complex, costly or confusing.
As the world has become more globalized, business has had to move to match it. With every country working to different standards, it’s little surprise that many have struggled to make the best possible investments in time and resources. Named Most Innovative HR Technology Company 2020 – USA in AI’s Global Excellence Awards, the team at Expandopedia have achieved unprecedented success. We take a closer look to find out more.
The tech sector boasts an agile workforce that embraces new digital solutions before other sectors, and as a result showed its ability to adapt amid the global crisis. Consequently, it fared well compared to many other labour markets and showed good recovery as 2020 ended – with hiring levels broadly matching monthly year-on-year levels.
Outdoor equipment must stand up to the most rigorous of conditions, not only competing with the stresses that nature provides, but the strain of continual use by fitness fanatics and children. Recognised as the Most Outstanding Outdoor Fitness Gym & Playground Equipment Manufacturer – 2020, KOOCHIE GLOBAL has achieved great things. We look more closely at the firm to find out more.
Key to a thriving business is the ability of a company to adapt to changing circumstances, but managing this change is never easy. It requires leadership not just to acknowledge the difficulties of upgrading systems, but the value of the people who will run them. The team at Faculta have been named 2020’s Leading Specialists in Change Management – Mexico in Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards. We take a closer look to find out why.
Whilst support has been made available by the Government to assist employers, the pandemic has still seen huge numbers of job losses. The pain has been felt in all sectors. So, what restructuring options are available for directors to consider in the hope of rescuing their companies’ businesses?
Our world is in flux. And although collectively, we are facing many challenges right now, there are myriad opportunities growing in tandem. As many organisations restructure in an effort to weather the current climate, we will inevitably see Europe follow in the steps of the United States and witness an increase in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
Women now take up 26% of STEM employees, specifically Mathematics and Physical Science Sectors, a remarkable shift that can help inspire women looking at non-traditional career paths. Plus, with women in the UK 38% more likely to go to university than men; female students are starting to take on more traditionally male subjects such as engineering and computer science.
The impact on the financial world was sensationally underlined in the US, when a swathe of retail investors sought to bring down eminent hedge funds by bidding up the beleaguered GameStop stock. Behind the David and Goliath headlines, are some trends that the wealth industry must acknowledge, and consider deeply, the potential consequences.
Operating in UK, India and the Netherlands, SNAK is on a mission to unlock potential and deliver results to each and every one of its clients. Working with a vast range of clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, SNAK’s award-winning work they deliver is as diverse as the clients they serve. Recently, we profiled this unstoppable firm as they continue to further establish their reputation as being one of the best IT software development companies operating in UK and India.
The role of pharmacy benefit managers often goes uncredited within the USA health system. As a third party, acting outside of integrated health systems, it’s easy to see why many organizations can’t employ one focused on their business. This changed thanks to VativoRx LLC, named in Acquisition International’s Global Excellence awards as Most Innovative Pharmaceutical Benefit Management Firm 2020 – USA. We take a closer look to see why.
Disability-related tribunal cases have increased 133% over the past five years, making it the second most prevalent type of workplace discrimination, new research shows.
Startup companies in the information technology sector need space to collaborate and innovate. In-person and remote meetings require a specialized office, but new businesses may not be able to invest in a permanent location. These are the best eight coworking spaces for tech startups because they include everything a company needs without a traditional lease.
The stock market can be a profitable and exciting way to diversify your income and investments. It can also be a bottomless pit of confusion. Even if you have decided to hire a professional to trade on your behalf you will still want to be knowledgeable about the market on a basic level so that you can both understand your money moves and have your expectations managed along the way. It can be overwhelming thinking that you must understand every detail about the market to be able to enter it. Instead start slow and familiarize yourself with the fundamentals that are applicable to all types of participants.
In 1974, more than four and a half decades ago, Mohsin Haider Darwish (MHD LLC) was established as a family business in Oman under the outstanding leadership of Late Mohsin Haider Darwish. Now, as the firm enters a new era of success and growth, the mantle of leader has passed to his daughter, Areej Mohsin Haider Darwish. Join us as we find out what makes Areej the Most Influential Female Business Leader 2020 – Oman.
Situated in New York City, Marc J. Bern & Partners LLP is a leading law firm that handles complex litigation cases across the United States. Principally dealing in mass torts, the firm of nationally recognized partners is committed to treating every client with respect and as an individual, striving to get each client fully compensated under the law. We put together a profile of the firm and its Founding Partner, Marc Jay Bern, who is the recipient of the Acquisition International Leading Complex Personal Injury and Product Liability Attorney of the Year award, New York.
Water and energy solutions provider, Davis & Shirtliff, is a well-established brand in the East Africa region and is known for providing high quality products that are readily available and at competitive prices. Recently, we caught up with the firm’s Head of Marketing, Josfrider Musima, to find out more about Davis & Shirtliff one of the Most Outstanding Water Equipment Suppliers in East Africa today.
Injuries can be an incredible challenge to tackle, but finding the right lawyer to handle the case that follows can make all the difference. Joseph P. Awad has built a strong reputation for himself that has led to his being named as Leading Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Law Firm of the Year, New York in Acquisition International’s Leading Advisor awards. We take a closer look in the light of his success.
In the current economic climate, the lack of employment opportunities, risk of layoffs, long-term unemployment outlook, and competition in the workplace have led to higher stress on the job and much lower satisfaction in the daily grind. COVID-19 has left the economies of the world reeling and caused many people to reevaluate their career priorities. As the Leading Global Franchise Consultant of the Year, Frannexus CEO Seth Lederman is on hand to help. Find out more about this outstanding leader as we reveal more about the firm and its exceptional founder.
When Mr. Guy Matthews established his law firm in 1972, he did so with the vision of serving two distinct but related purposes: to protect intellectual property rights and enforce those rights through litigation. Matthews, Lawson, McCutcheon & Joseph, PLLC has been built around these two core missions to become a leading law firm committed to helping their clients to strengthen their intellectual property rights. We found out how the firm has adapted over the years, led by Mr. Matthews, to maintain its top tier position in a sector that is constantly evolving.