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The double-whammy of a pandemic and a recession has made 2020 one of the most challenging and disrupted years in

September 4, 2020

Is there a future for tech hubs after Covid-19? Gavin Poole, chief executive of Here East, says YES. For centuries,

September 3, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the need to modernise digital infrastructure networks. We expect that this will create new investment

August 28, 2020

The EU’s trade negotiator Michel Barnier recently said that a post-Brexit deal seemed unlikely. This supports our view at Securys

August 28, 2020

With the economy plunging a catastrophic 20 per cent between April and June, the magnitude of challenges facing UK industries

August 18, 2020

Driven by a desire for more revenue, greater efficiency and improved compliance in an atmosphere of shrinking resources, tax authorities

January 17, 2020

“There’s going to be a recession,” someone says at a dinner table or boardroom meeting, certain of the fact. “You

November 25, 2019
A woman holds a smart phone with the icons for the social networking apps Facebook, Instagram and others seen on the screen in Moscow on March 23, 2018. - A public apology by Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, on March 22, 2018 failed to quell outrage over the hijacking of personal data from millions of people, as critics demanded the social media giant go much further to protect privacy. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

It can sometimes be easy to forget that the internet plays a vital part of everyday life. It makes a

November 21, 2019
The Lovie Awards

My entire career has been fuelled by a love for the European creative industry. And now, at a time when

October 28, 2019
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The successful economies of the future will be those that effectively seize the potential of digital technology. It is particularly

August 2, 2019

It’s hard to recall now how long we’ve been hearing that the music industry is changing: in flux, in transition,

June 27, 2019

Coding was once a field dominated by women. From the 1940s to the 1960s, about 90 per cent of computer

May 9, 2019

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