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  • Millennial employees sloppiest at cyber security, study finds October 18, 2017
    New research from T-Systems, the corporate IT and cyber-security arm of Deutsche Telekom, into cyber security behaviour and awareness finds Generation Y employees are much more likely to both over-estimate their knowledge while undertaking unsafe practices. For instance, its research shows people in their twenties and early thirties are much more likely to consider themselves […]
    Owen Gough
  • British workers ‘put under pressure’ to act unethically in the office October 18, 2017
    New research reveals a significant number of British workers feel they have been put under pressure to act unethically at work. A study for ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) suggests a quarter of workers say they have done things they believe are unethical. Examples include: talking about a colleague behind their back, misusing […]
    Owen Gough
  • Britain has the 4th highest number of micro-businesses per capita October 18, 2017
    Britain is revealed to rank as the fourth most micro-business dense country in the world, with 81 micro-businesses to every thousand people. The Czech Republic beats The United States and Indonesia to claim the title of country with the most per capita – with 89 for every thousand Czechs. This is according to the Global […]
    Owen Gough
  • Is technology in the workplace making us less productive? October 18, 2017
    While the majority of office workers believe that better technology would improve productivity, research from Sharp reveals that a surprising lack of tech skills – especially among under 35s – could be the real reason behind the UK’s productivity woes. The survey of over 6,000 office workers from across Europe finds the average UK office […]
    Owen Gough
  • How employers are failing to bridge employee savings gap October 18, 2017
    A lack of across-the-board financial education is failing to close the employee savings gap, according to a new report published today by Close Brothers in conjunction with the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA). The Lifetime Savings Challenge Report 2017, which seeks to understand how employees are saving, where they need help, and the level […]
    Owen Gough
  • Why co-working is booming – But not just for millennials and start-ups October 18, 2017
    A survey recently conducted by The Clubhouse reveals that a whopping 60 per cent of their members are above the age of 40. The findings signify that seasoned and more experienced entrepreneurs are taking a leaf out of the millennial generation’s book by opting for co-working and flexible meeting solutions. The Clubhouse founder and CEO, […]
    Owen Gough
  • 3 ways you can launch a small business from home October 18, 2017
    However, knowing where to start when it comes to launching a small eCommerce business from home can be challenging.  Without the right knowledge, network of people, or resources, many people dreaming of starting their own business fail before even getting started. That’s why today, we are going to share with you three solid ways to […]
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  • SAS launches analytics ‘one-stop shop’ for GDPR October 18, 2017
    With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect on May 25, 2018, global companies must take steps to understand how personally identifiable information (PII) is stored and used within their organisations. Millions of records are exposed each year due to thousands of data breaches that occur around the world. Further, a recent […]
    Owen Gough
  • UK investment in analytics to double by 2020 October 18, 2017
    British and American companies are investing heavily in advanced analytics capabilities in the race to harness the full benefits of big data. A new report from OC&C Strategy Consultants released today (October 18, 2017) suggests that businesses which invest more generously in analytics see far greater returns than their more conservative counterparts. Putting Analytics to […]
    Owen Gough
  • Talent is number one priority for SME investment October 18, 2017
    Investing in staff is the secret ingredient to grow a business, say small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). New research from American Express® finds when it comes to growing their business, SMEs believe investing in their staff is key. Nearly a quarter (23 per cent) of firms state that after launching their business, hiring new […]
    Owen Gough