Young People Believe Climate Change Is The Most Important Issue Facing The World

• Major new survey reveals what young people think about state of human rights • Climate change leads as most vital issue, pressuring world leaders to step up efforts to tackle the global crisis • ‘We are the last generation with the chance to stop the total destruction of our planet’ – Lucy Sutton, aged […]

Female-Led London Tech Company UENI Reaches $100M Valuation

Rapid user growth in seven countries has led high net worth investors to back UENI for the fourth time. The London-based website and online tech company has now raised $30m in total, is valued at $100M and is throwing the gauntlet down before the tech giants. UENI, whose mission is to ‘make all of the […]

How To Recruit When 90% Of The Job Market Is Candidate-Driven

As the year draws to a close, many companies begin to review their policies and their employee retention – something that can prove challenging with today’s workforce who are less likely to be loyal to a business who doesn’t prioritise factors that are important to them. In the hopes of improving and growing in 2020, […]

Report: 200K Business Websites Reveals Custom Domains Gain 20 Times More Leads

Data from over 200,000 websites reveals that a custom domain will bring in 20 times the number of leads, whilst businesses displaying a brand logo on their site get contacted three times as much as those without A global survey 235,000 websites, across seven countries, has revealed that businesses that purchase their own domain, that is, […]

Marketing Campaign: 5 PR Mistakes And How To Fix Them

The world of PR is a confusing one, especially if you’re new to it. Finding what works for your business doesn’t happen overnight, as you probably already know! Without much experience, PR can seem like feeling your way in the dark. As professionals, we’ve identified the most common mistakes companies make in their PR strategy […]

Transforming Disability Employment: Social Entrepreneurs Taking On The Creative Industries

Business leaders with bold plans to create more employment opportunities for disabled people have won funding to grow and develop their ventures 14 social entrepreneurs from across the UK have won funding awards from £5,000 to £15,000 as part of a programme which aims to close the disability employment gap through the creation of new […]

Marketing Predictions For 2020

By Senior Digital Strategist, Sarah Evans As we move into 2020, a new decade, the pace of change is only set to increase for the marketing world. This will be the year that some proposals will be out of date if they get stuck in a six-month queue waiting for the board to sign off […]

Indorse Launches London HQ Following Success Of Blockchain Innovation Challenge Event

Skills verification platform Indorse has opened its new corporate headquarters in London after successfully working with Rolls Royce to source top talent in its recent Blockchain Innovation Challenge event. Indorse has already seen significant success in Asia after working with tech firms such as Grab, South East Asia’s largest ride-hailing firm, as well as several […]

53 percent of Web Users More Concerned About Online Privacy in 2019

The constantly evolving internet and the rising number of cybercrime threats have affected the trust of global online users. According to PreciseSecurity research, 53 percent of them have become more concerned about their online privacy compared to a year ago. The statistics show it is the first time the level of internet privacy concerns has […]

AI Awards: Mastercard Labs, SAP, SoapBox Labs And INFANT Research Among The Winners

Mastercard Labs, SAP, SoapBox Labs and INFANT Research were among the companies that were honoured at the AI Awards 2019 ceremony. The event were held in Dublin and it recognized research and development in innovative solutions using AI technology. The awards in their second year were held at the Gibson Hotel in Dublin and was […]

Alibaba Cloud Details The Core Technologies Used During The Record-Breaking Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Cloud powered $1B of GMV in 68 Seconds, with zero downtime in November global shopping festival Alibaba Cloud has detailed the core technologies used during the record-breaking, 24-hour global shopping festival. The data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group applied multiple mature innovations to power the cloud infrastructure and other key AI-enabled features, enabling millions […]

Insolar Partners With Cointelegraph To Drive Enterprise Blockchain Adoption

Insolar, a blockchain solutions provider, announces its launch partnership with Cointelegraph’s newly-formed consulting division. This partnership will combine Insolar’s enterprise-focused platform and technology with Cointelegraph’s global media influence and reach in order to drive blockchain adoption among the world’s largest companies. “Enterprise has been waiting for its blockchain moment,” says Peter Fedchenkov, Founder and Chief […]

5 Must-Go Global Business Conferences For 2020

The internet and digital marketing have levelled the playing field for SMEs, making it possible for them to compete against multinationals with big budgets in certain competitive niches and market their offerings on social platforms like LinkedIn. And, in certain sectors, tech advances also make it possible to run remote teams in different local or […]

Top Three Barriers To Innovation In Marketing

Despite commanding 16% of marketing budgets and maturing as a core discipline, significant challenges remain for marketing innovation execution and effectiveness, according to Gartner, Inc. The Gartner Brand Strategy and Innovation Survey 2019 report shows the top three barriers to marketing innovation are risk-aversion, an inability to measure impact and limited talent. “The nature of true innovation is newness, […]

53 percent of Web Users More Concerned About Online Privacy in 2019

The constantly evolving internet and the rising number of cybercrime threats have affected the trust of global online users. According to PreciseSecurity research, 53 percent of them have become more concerned about their online privacy compared to a year ago. The statistics show it is the first time the level of internet privacy concerns has […]

5 Must-Go Global Business Conferences For 2020

The internet and digital marketing have levelled the playing field for SMEs, making it possible for them to compete against multinationals with big budgets in certain competitive niches and market their offerings on social platforms like LinkedIn. And, in certain sectors, tech advances also make it possible to run remote teams in different local or […]

Transforming Disability Employment: Social Entrepreneurs Taking On The Creative Industries

Business leaders with bold plans to create more employment opportunities for disabled people have won funding to grow and develop their ventures 14 social entrepreneurs from across the UK have won funding awards from £5,000 to £15,000 as part of a programme which aims to close the disability employment gap through the creation of new […]

Marketing Predictions For 2020

By Senior Digital Strategist, Sarah Evans As we move into 2020, a new decade, the pace of change is only set to increase for the marketing world. This will be the year that some proposals will be out of date if they get stuck in a six-month queue waiting for the board to sign off […]

Top Three Barriers To Innovation In Marketing

Despite commanding 16% of marketing budgets and maturing as a core discipline, significant challenges remain for marketing innovation execution and effectiveness, according to Gartner, Inc. The Gartner Brand Strategy and Innovation Survey 2019 report shows the top three barriers to marketing innovation are risk-aversion, an inability to measure impact and limited talent. “The nature of true innovation is newness, […]

2019 Business Loan Trends to Consider

Trends are everywhere. It might feel like there are aspects of our lives which are unaffected by market changes but there are actually countless places where we see trends without realising it. This applies even to areas of our lives like the business loans we might take out to help our company. Here are some […]

Insolar Partners With Cointelegraph To Drive Enterprise Blockchain Adoption

Insolar, a blockchain solutions provider, announces its launch partnership with Cointelegraph’s newly-formed consulting division. This partnership will combine Insolar’s enterprise-focused platform and technology with Cointelegraph’s global media influence and reach in order to drive blockchain adoption among the world’s largest companies. “Enterprise has been waiting for its blockchain moment,” says Peter Fedchenkov, Founder and Chief […]

For The Greater Good: Koin Rewards & Fidel Bring Ethical Rewards For Meaningful Behaviours

Ethical rewards platform enables merchants to reward customers for sustainable shopping using Fidel’s card linking API Having just announced their Seedrs crowdfunding campaign, Koin Rewards, the ethical rewards platform built on the blockchain, reveals that it has partnered with card linking API Fidel to build a responsible and sustainable rewards programme for shoppers. Koin Rewards […]

Deloitte’s Annual Report Insigths: Almost Half Of Companies Value Success Factors Beyond Profit

More companies than ever are setting out their company purpose in their annual report, according to new analysis from Deloitte. Deloitte’s Annual Report Insights, which analyses 100 year-end reports across the FTSE, found that almost half (46%) set out values beyond making profit for shareholders, up from 32% in 2018. These companies describe their purpose as […]

The National Cost Of ‘Binertia’ Or Why UK Businesses Throw Away Billions By Stockpiling Rubbish

164,000 houses’ worth of space are being wasted by people storing rubbish and old junk Cost to UK SMEs alone of storing junk could be as high as £34 billion per annum nationally in wasted rent Homes and businesses across the UK are storing rubbish and old junk that is wasting space, rent and rates, […]

How FinTech Can Help Financial Inclusion In West Africa Mauritania

In Mauritania, in West Africa, access to basic financial services isn’t easy at all, and approximately 70% of the total population of 4.3 million (approx) don’t even have a basic current account. However, the current government is really keen to improve the financial inclusion of their citizens. And FinTech companies, as a matter of fact, […]

The EDGE Network Aims To Conquer The Cloud Computing And IoT Markets Thanks To Its More Cost Effective And Fast Tech

The EDGE network has officially launched as it becomes a first mover in the emergence of edge computing. Designed to be a more cost effective and faster replacement to the cloud, edge computing is expected to address the proliferation of data and connected devices over the coming years, with estimates put at 29 billion connected devices […]

UK Government To Establish A New Business Finance Council To Support SMEs Through Brexit

Government ministers have met to set out plans for a new Business Finance Council to be established to support SMEs through Brexit. Business, Treasury and Cabinet Office ministers met banking chiefs to encourage support for small businesses post-Brexit through an increased availability of finance. The aim of this initiative is to give SMEs the best chance possible to […]

How Can Big Data Analytics Benefit Your Sales?

The entrance of distributed computing and parallel processing has caused a revolutionary paradigm shift in the marketing industry. This has been achieved by incorporating data analytics and integration of this data to enable huge profit margins. Data can now be deduced, patterns detected and predictions made; in essence, businesses can anticipate the customers’ needs, concerns […]

Revealed: Leading Organisations To Double The Number Of AI And ML Projects In Place

Organisations that are working with artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) have, on average, four AI/ML projects in place, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. Of all respondents, 59% said that they have AI deployed today. The Gartner “AI and ML Development Strategies” study was conducted via an online survey in December […]

Telecom Sector Disruption: TOMIA’s New Blockchain Solution Will Be Powered By Microsoft Azure

Blockchain is one of the main disruptive technologies. It can be applied as back-end solution into many different sectors to radically change it, normally for the better. And in that context, TOMIA, an end-to-end platform for maximizing margins from roaming and interconnect, just announced a new optimized blockchain based solution to the telecoms market. This […]

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