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ABSA Bank Botswana branch

Booming in Botswana: Absa has taken inclusive banking to its heart

ABSA BANK Botswana — formerly Barclays Bank of Botswana Ltd — has been through some exciting times just lately. The adoption of the new...
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The cash cost of data-access requests can be outrageous

DATA Subject Access Requests (DSARs) are costing UK businesses £72,000 to £336,000 — each — every year. A DSAR is when an individual demands that...
Gambling sector 5MLD

Security and gambling sector: ‘costly’ directive gains ground

OPERATORS in the gaming and gambling sector are on average 66 percent of the way through their fifth anti-money laundering directive (5MLD) implementation programmes. That...
MasterCard, VISA cards

An ill-wind for Visa quickly blows in Mastercard’s favour

AMAZON has told customers in the UK that it will stop accepting Visa credit cards early next year because of high transaction fees. The retail...
Female speaker, training class, skills gap

Staffing association calls on UK government to address skills gap

LABOUR market data from the UK’s Office for National Statistics have elicited a welcome — and a caution — from the Association of Professional...
AiDash earth observation

AI and satellite tech set to aid climate-change and diversity

AN INTELLIGENT sustainability management system (ISMS) could soon be helping companies to achieve sustainability and biodiversity goals. California-based provider of satellite and AI-powered operations, AiDash,...
Pallet Loop: reusable pallets to eliminate waste

Construction industry shows evidence of a refined pallet

THE UK’s first pallet-reuse scheme aims to shake-up the movement of building materials. The Pallet LOOP — claiming circular economy and carbon-zero benefits — is...
Tamer Group, logistics, warehousing

Entrepreneurship, zest for growth, and a major milestone approaching

Tamer Group has prospered by sticking to its principles and adapting to changing market environments… HEADQUARTERED in Jeddah, Tamer Group offers a full end-to-end service,...
Wright Spirit

The sky’s no longer the limit for zero-emission vehicles

EVs are no longer earthbound, as COP26 has just found out. BV’s Richard Thomas reports on the emergence of the electric passenger plane… US-BASED sustainable...
Euro bank notes

Cash still king, says author of COP26 report

AT COP26, Boris Johnson is asking world leaders to “take action on coal, cars, cash and trees” — but a new whitepaper says that...