In the UK, whilst the numbers can fluctuate, roughly 39,000 remortgages occur on a monthly basis. In fact, in the first quarter of 2019, almost 40% of property loans were remortgages – with good reason. Getting on the property ladder is usually one of the main financial goals we set ourselves. It can take time to build up the deposit, and negotiate the rates. However, once you’ve got that first set of keys and the mortgage payments start going out, it might feel like the interesting part is over.
ood leadership has become an utterly crucial variable in business success over the last year. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a baptism of fire for young businesses and challenged established companies to be adaptive and agile in a time defined by uncertainty.
In 2014, Kelly Stone transformed a decaying national charity into Families Canada—the go-to place for those who work with vulnerable families. Now President and CEO, Kelly is steering Families Canada through a full digital transformation. In addition to a long career in public service centring around the rights and welfare of children, Kelly acknowledges her duty as an influential woman in business and works hard to offer other women starting out the opportunities and tools to reach senior levels of management.
Without a loyal and growing pool of customers, businesses can go down under. As such, it’s important to invest in tools and training that constantly improve the way that customers experience your service product. Businesses must have quality customer call engagement, because once customers get the impression that they are not valued, they will go on to search for a similar service product from competitors.
Investing in education is always a wise decision. Many opportunities open up when you become more educated. A business administration degree emphasizes planning, administration, leadership skills, and other aspects involved in running or managing a company.
As the telecoms industry nears the new era of 5G and disruption, organisations need to focus on innovation, and how to continue competing in the sector. To become more efficient and customer-friendly, many companies are looking for new technologies to help reinvigorate and future-proof their business; preparing them for the unescapable disruption to come.
Businesses in the modern world have had to experience unparalleled transformation unlike many other times that have gone before. Companies have had to transform their business processes, and Approyo has been hard at work helping them do just that. Approyo specializes in SAP technology, and has therefore been recognized in this issue of Acquisition International as one of 2020’s Leaders in SAP Cloud Solutions – USA. We find out more about this exceptional firm and what it offers in order to learn more about its successes.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is recognized as the world’s most robust set of data protection rules that strengthen how people can access personal information about them and limit what businesses and other organizations can do with people’s data.
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is investigating 10,428 email, SMS, social media, and phone scams exploiting the Covid-19 pandemic, according to official figures.
Cloud provides the enabling deployment model for the times in which we live.
As the insurance sector competes to win market share, Henry Jinman at EBI.AI discusses three ways companies can benefit from the power of Artificial Intelligence.
As we weather the storm of COVID-19, we’re seeing a surprising trend in the consumer market of the personal finances industry: debts are being repaid like never before. With British households holding well in excess of one trillion Pounds in debt, the beginning months of the COVID-19 lockdown have shown just how consumers are adapting to the new living – and purchasing – conditions they find themselves in.
In the time of pandemic, vendors need to show their human side and empathise with customers.
Coronavirus has currently put many businesses on hold so far in 2020, however looking towards the rest of the decade, there are several trends that are taking hold, changing the landscape that entrepreneurs rely on. For those who stay current, these developments will offer opportunities to establish expertise in your chosen industry and stand out amongst the crowd.
With more and more businesses now looking for new opportunities to expand and grow their business, it may be that some will look to expand their business in new countries and the US presents one of the best opportunities for growth in the IT industry. According to cyberstates, the tech industry accounts for $1.8 trillion!
Increasing the number of women working in cybersecurity could boost the UK economy by £12.6 billion according to a new report from Tessian, the human layer security company. The report also reveals that closing the 24% gender pay gap in the UK cybersecurity industry, and equalizing women’s salaries to men’s, could add a further £4.4 billion to the UK economy.
The importance of surveillance has grown significantly in the last few years as a sure-fire way of protecting people and property from harm. For over a decade, the team at WatchDog have played a major part in the maturing of the industry, standing at the forefront of every breakthrough. As it scoops Acquisition International’s 2020 Global Excellence Award for Most Promising CCTV Brand in 2020 – India, we profile the company to learn more about its astonishing achievement.
During stressful times of going through complicated legal processes, it is imperative that a key attorney is found who can cut through the noise and achieve the results that clients deserve. In New York, The Law Office of Joseph M. Lichtenstein, P.C represent injured victims or families that have lost a loved one as a result of medical negligence. Discover why Joe is one of the leading medical malpractice litigation attorneys of the year in New York.
Assurely’s Co-Founder and Chief Insurance Officer, Ty Sagalow shares his views about the role insurance can play to advance digital securities.
It’s a time of intensive change for companies with the complexity of product manufacturing and customer expectation are rising exponentially, and rapidly beyond the control of the businesses that are in charge of running them. Offering a solution to this seemingly uncontrollable growth, Makersite provide analytics at an incredible speed in order to stay on top of the process.
We are experiencing a resurgence in the popularity of tough bosses in the UK. The “Imperial CEO” started to become less fashionable in the eighties with the decline in deference. The nineties saw the reputation of strong business leadership tarnished with corporate scandals unearthed in the aftermath of Robert Maxwell’s death; then Polly Peck; and attacks on overnighty bosses in regulation like the Cadbury Report. The collapse of Enron under Kenneth Lay; the banking crisis; and the arrest of Bernie Madoff further damaged the reputation of business leadership. Tony Blair presided over a dramatic collapse in voters’ faith in government amid, what the Guardian described as, signs the war was Iraq accelerated a post-Second World War decline in British deference to authority.
In a world that is increasingly focused on incorporating the latest technology and software, it is important to ensure that all industries have the ability to solve problems using high-performance computing systems. X-ISS is a cross-platform management and analytics solution provider for the High-Performance Computing (HPC) industry. As we examine why HPC technology is so important, discover why this firm is one of America’s most outstanding HPC management solutions providers in 2019.
Having recently been recognized by AI as the Best Specialist Environmental Software Solutions Firm 2019 – Ontario, we profiled Lakes Software and caught up with the firm’s Bryan Matthews (US Operations Manager) who provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of the award-winning company.
BDO is an accounting, auditing and consulting group in the economic, financial and social fields. Earlier this year, the firm found success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019 where they were selected as Togo’s Leading Advisor in Audit & Assurance – 2019. Following this win, we profiled the firm to discover more about the exceptional services the team consistently provides to their clients.
Contact centre enhancements save £500K in first year, reduce attrition rates, boost customer experience and employee engagement as part of programme of digital transformation.
Intengine’s role is to help bridge the gap between shared social and environmental objectives, and the means and knowledge required to achieve their fulfilment.
ACCRALAW is a cohesive, multidisciplinary team of legal professionals who possess in-depth knowledge of wide-ranging legal practices and specialized fields.
Serafim Sotiriadis & Associates has the all-round knowledge of the law required to offer solutions for both legal and business issues in the spheres of bankruptcy and business restructuring law, commercial, civil, corporate and criminal law. Following his success in AI’s Leading Adviser 2019 Awards, we caught up with Serafim Sotiriadis who provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of Serafim Sotiriadis & Associates
Supporting clients across every state in the U.S, Alice G. Gosfield & Associates, P.C. has the national expertise to provide the very best legal service to clients across a wide range of practice areas. Having awarded the firm Leading Boutique Personal Service Health Law Firm of the Year, Pennsylvania in this year’s Leading Adviser Awards we profile it to find out more about the range of services it has to offer and how these have helped drive it to its current success.
Keeping a close eye on your companies’ finances is an important role – but do you know how much your employees are costing you when there taking a break? Inn Supplies, leading supplier of paper coffee cups, looks in detail at the costs:
AIROLINK, created in 2001 to cater to the specialized needs of a booming construction industry in Ireland, is now one of the leading providers of top-quality construction and engineering services in the UAE.
Leading the market with innovative solutions, SSC is the first SAP partner in Paraguay with certified one solution for Point of Sales – ‘PVOne’. We profile Software & Services Consulting SRL (SSC)’s Katherine Colombino as the recipient of AI’s Female CEO of the Year 2019 – SAP Training and also caught up with her to discover more about her award-winning leadership style.
The average price of a litre of petrol at the end of 2018 was £1.21 in the UK, whereas a decade ago the figure was closer to £0.89 per litre. Price surges are reflective of steep inflation at various historical points, but what does 2019 hold for our empty tanks?
Colina Financial Advisors Ltd : Creating A Lasting Legacy Based in Nassau, The Bahamas, Colina Financial Advisors Ltd (CFAL) is a leading independent investment and advisory firm with …
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FarmaTrust provides a global blockchain based pharmaceutical provenance system which eliminates counterfeit drugs, automates various pharmaceutical industry processes and provides valuable data insights to our customers. Recently, we caught up with Founder and CEO of FarmaTrust, Raja Sharif who provided us with a detailed insight into the firm and the extraordinary services that they provide.
Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) is currently one of the fastest growing financial services, technology companies and e-money payment institutions in Europe. We caught up with the firm’s CEO, Noel Moran who revealed to us how PFS stays ahead of the game in an ever-changing industry.