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Holdun Family Office Bahamas team

Generating wealth for generations: a family office like no other

HOLDUN Family Office is tucked away in an idyllic part of the Caribbean, helping generational clients to preserve and grow their wealth — sounds...
Broadband contract, exit fees

Opaque contracts, exit fees hit the UK’s broadband subscribers

BROADBAND exit fees and above-inflation price rises should be scrapped as UK customers face a cost-of-living crisis. So says Alex Fitzgerald, CEO and founder of...
Pallet LOOP recycled pallets

UK firms jumping into LOOP to cut construction waste

UK COMPANIES are signing the Pallet LOOP’s charter to explore how a circular-economy pallet scheme could benefit business, the environment, and the construction industry. Every...
Flexible working: Robert McAlpine construction workers

Stretch and bend: flexibility is the future of business in UK

FLEXIBLE working contributes £37bn to the UK economy each year, according to a recent economic study. Flexonomics: The Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Flexible Working...
Keyboard data privacy graphic

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...
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...
TNT Solo Lorry Units

Keep on truckin’! Global interest in HGV vacancies

ONLINE searches for “truck driver UK” have exploded by 1,300 percent since the national shortage of HGV drivers became headline news. A study of Google...
Cloud computing

Up in the clouds, dreaming of improved IT integration

A SURVEY of 350 IT workers has thrown up the challenges facing the hybrid cloud, with disjointed point tools, silos, lack of visibility, unexpected...
DPD Group electric vehicles

Fleets, collaboration and infrastructure: key words to sum-up EV Summit

BV’s RICHARD THOMAS reports on Day Two of the 2021 EV Summit, which focused on vehicle fleets and inward investment THERE ARE companies already running...
Electric car (EV) charging station

EV Summit sees charging sites as major block to global uptake

BV’s electric vehicle specialist RICHARD THOMAS reports from the first day of the EV Summit 2021, being held at the Said Business School of...