5 Ways Data Is Changing the Role of the Finance Professional

In short, this means that in order to continue to be seen as a value-added service or department, finance professionals must evolve to keep up with ever-changing technologies. Laura Timms product strategy manager at MHR Analytics explores  with Finance Monthly some of the biggest changes we can expect to see in the role over the […]

Are Regulations Defining the Future of Biometrics?

Most sectors are having to comply with said rules and conform to industry trends, thus evolving based on the limitations regulations have imposed on them. According to Aravind Srimoolanathan, Senior Research Analyst – Aerospace, Defence & Security at Frost & Sullivan, this is particularly applicable in the biometrics sector, as it progresses in line with […]

The Battle of Traditional Banks for Business Banking Account

This is why banks are lining up to convince business owners they are the right bank for them – however, according to Steve Morgan, Senior Director of Financial Services at Pega, there are several key factors to consider when choosing a bank for your business accounts. In a recent Pega survey of 340 UK businesses […]

Late Payments Costing SMEs at Least £51.5 Billion a Year

Of greater concern is the impact of late payments on the long-term health of the UK economy, which is estimated to have cost UK SMEs at least £51.5 billion in the last 12 months, but the true figure is likely to be much higher. The new research from Hitachi Capital UK has determined the financial […]

The Richest Self-Made Woman Earns the Average Salary in Just

RS Components looked at some of the world’s richest women who saw net worth increases between 2018 and 2019 to see how long it took them to earn your wage. So which females are leading the way in business? At aged 72, Diane Hendricks is the richest self-made woman with a net worth of $6.3 […]

Things You Need to Know About Making an R&D Tax Claim

A recent report in The Telegraph says businesses across the UK are losing out on billions by not claiming for R&D Tax credits. If you are carrying out any research and development (R&D) in your business, you should be making the most of the government scheme to claim tax relief on eligible R&D spend. In […]

How Finance Has Changed with the Times

But it is the speed at which the technological advancements have reached that has forced traditionally slow-moving financial institutions to heavily invest to remain relevant to their consumers and remain competitive in the marketplace. Personal Banking is one of the oldest businesses in the world, going back centuries ago, in fact, the oldest bank in […]

Hong Kong make shock £32 billion bid for the London Stock Ex

The company that owns Hong Kong’s main stock exchange, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, has made a surprise £32bn bid to buy it’s London rival and counterpart, the London Stock Exchange. The Hong Kong company said in a statement that it hoped combining the two exchanges would result in the creation of “the largest and […]

Over 50% of Incident Response Requests Occur After Cyberatta

44% of requests were processed after detection of an attack during an early stage, saving the client from potentially severe consequences. These are among the main findings of Kaspersky’s latest Incident Response Analytics Report. It is often assumed that incident response is only needed in cases when damage from a cyberattack  has already occurred and […]

The 5 Best-Performing Stocks in the Past 20 Years

If it was possible to rewind back to 1999, we’d all invest in Apple stock instead of that VHS Recorder. In a new study by SmallBusinessPrices.co.uk, we analyse the priciest stocks of 2019 and what you could have bought with $100 over the decade. Amazon is the most expensive stock, with the average stock price […]

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