Author: Susannah Griffin
Whether a property is a small one-star hotel or a massive five-star place of luxury, it makes the community a better place to live. Dive into the economic impact of hotel development and learn why it’s essential to the well-being of cities, states and countries.
Data has ushered in a new digital era for businesses, society and individuals – one that’s revolutionizing customer and employee experiences, creating more dynamic, responsive, and personalised business models, and even sparking entirely new industries.
When acquisitions go wrong, it’s because of a failure to look after the people involved, and there are none more important than customers, writes Carlene Jackson of Cloud9 Insight.
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.
Ian Carr, CEO of leading Ipswich-based law firm Prettys, explains how the legal field has survived during the pandemic and why this shows the legal system needs to continue to be digitalised.
Making a name for yourself in the world of business is no mean feat, especially if you’re a woman. With institutional biases and societal norms stacked against them, achieving success is something to be celebrated. Anna Stylianides is one of these names, earning the title of Influential Female Director of the Year 2019 – Mining in Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards 2019. We look a little more closely at her life to find out more.
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.
International financial advisory firm AHR Private Wealth has today announced an acquisition agreement, subject to local regulatory approval, with London-based AXG Group. The AXG Group companies’ will integrate into the AHR framework, while continuing to provide advice and a centralized investment proposition for financial advisers operating in the international market.
This was particularly the case in companies with a strong connection to tourism, whereas, companies in the tech and communications sectors, were found to be hardly affected and will return to pre-COVID levels by early next year.
The huge increase in expenditure on products and services from innovative technology sectors during the Coronavirus crisis could rise dramatically as restrictions lift and societies and economies begin to return to some form of normality. This is because businesses, hospitals and consumers are unlikely to go back to pre-COVID-19 habits, and growing societal, economic and environmental pressures force change.
With more businesses turning to technology to deliver virtual, AI or online recruitment processes, global talent acquisition and management firm, Alexander Mann Solutions, has urged employers to ensure technology is developed with diversity and inclusion in mind, and not just with data scientists or technologists leading the design of new tools.
While it is typically assumed that new apps are best positioned by entering a dominant platform, new research from the UCL School of Management and the University of Toronto at Scarborough reveals that these spaces are often overcrowded and do not offer apps the best chance of survival.
While some markets are struggling with an economic downturn, investors have been keeping busy. During the first half of 2020, there has been an uptick in trading activity across the world’s markets. In particular, significant growth was seen in stock and index trading, cryptocurrency, and CFDs.
Some of the most innovative AI tools such as chatbots can revolutionise your contact centre, but where do you start? Stay focused, educate agents and make technology the strategic enabler.
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!
When a business needs to secure new leads and generate new work, there are few more appealing methods to garner a potential client’s attention than with dinner, a carefully-curated presentation, and plenty of networking. Offering some of the biggest corporate giants in the world exactly that is CXOdinners, a subsidiary of leadership empowerment firm, CXOsync. To learn more, we profiled the EMEA HQ in Mayfair, London and its head, Mr Sulai Saloojee.
67% of organisations are struggling to access their data to make business decisions.
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.
With many businesses reviewing business continuity policies in light of COVID-19, Jonathan Askin, corporate and commercial partner at JMW Solicitors, thought it might be helpful to set out to how e-signatures work so that this can be built into planning procedures.
The coronavirus has exposed the soft underbelly of critical infrastructure and industrial sites worldwide – workforce availability. As more and more companies implement business continuity plans to deal with the outbreak, fewer and fewer employees are able to fully function. When facilities don’t know who can and will show up for work, both planning and operations are seriously impeded. This is leading many companies to rethink the role that autonomous technology – and specifically autonomous drones – can and should be playing in their operations.
An activity that was once exclusive to elite individuals has become an easily-accessible, readily available, and highly exciting venture for people across the world. Trading and investing has grown alongside technology to become an increasingly intuitive activity. Now, Vanguard Capital AG seeks to go even further than before, having been named in Acquisition International as the Most Innovative Quantitative Trading Company 2020 – UK. Discover how, and more about the firm itself, as we profile its innovative offerings.
Ubamarket is the only tech of its kind to increase purchases and secure more footfall for high street retailers. This is a much-needed solution amidst the decline of the UK retail industry following the rise of e-commerce, which has seen large quantities of customers move to online shopping for everyday consumer products and groceries.
Boasting a team of specialist lawyers recognised in their respective practice areas, Portuguese legal firm Abecasis, Moura Marques and Associates provide advice and assistance. Tailored to the needs of each of our clients, the company are dedicated to supporting clients in developing solutions for the future. See why one founding partner, Paulo de Moura Marques is one of the leading public and administrative lawyers of 2019 across Portugal.
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.
Searches for ‘Renewables’ have rocketed by 34 places to be the 14th most searched for term. Meanwhile ‘greentech’, unheard of even a couple of years ago, is now the 19th most popular keyword, up from 47th last year.
At a time where digitalisation is almost inevitable, companies need to make sure that they partner with a digital consultancy firm that truly knows what they are doing. TechBlocks, Inc. is a software consulting and product engineering company that delivers enterprising digital transformation across a multitude of platforms and services. As AI examines the firm, discover what makes them one of Canada’s most innovative digital product development firms in 2019.
Whilst not the most glamorous part of the process, due diligence is a key element of any acquisition. When expanded beyond a simple tick box exercise, due diligence can go a long way in determining the success of an acquisition. How can buyers successfully approach the due diligence process in order to avoid the common pitfalls of an acquisition?
Top Blood and Marrow Transplant and Immunotherapy programs depend on Title21 Health Solution’s (Title21) technology to manage the patient, product and process data from collection to infusion. We had a chance to catch up with Lynn Fischer, the CEO at Title21 who provided us with a detailed insight into the award-winning software provider.
Founded in 2002 and now a market leader for IT recruitment in the Netherlands, Personnel Search IT Recruitment is one of the most reliable and professional offices within the industry. With a strong reputation for professionalism and success built by an elite team of senior IT recruiters, find out why this Dutch firm is one of the leading IT recruiters for the Netherlands in 2019.
Cambrex is a contract development, manufacturing and testing organisation, headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. We caught up with Natalee Campbell who gave us a detailed insight into the innerworkings of the successful firm.
When dealing with email scams in business, you must ensure you are taking every step possible to prevent a co-worker or employee from falling victim to one. Companies offer hackers or scammers with more people to trick, so they are frequent targets. Luckily, there are steps you can take to immediately secure your business from these scams.
Ranging from speedier check in procedures to guests being able to modify their room’s ambience, here, we’ll explore how technology is making the industry more enjoyable.
Engineered Tax Services, Inc. (ETS) is one of the largest licensed engineering tax firms in the United States that focuses on federal, state, and local tax benefits. We caught up with CEO, Julio Gonzalez who provided us with a detailed glimpse into the one of the best specialist tax engineering services providers in the country.