Thought Leadership

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‘Create a sense of crisis before diving into digital’ — Huawei

A SENSE of crisis should be encouraged and intensified to help drive digital transformation, Huawei’s rotating chairman Guo Ping believes. Ping was speaking at a...
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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...
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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...
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The easy sell: retail is the best industry for start-ups

RETAIL is — statistically — the best industry in which to start a business in the UK. Analysis by cloud accounting company Ember shows that...
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No beer, no problem! Programme that beats poor habits is blooming

A MOVEMENT to change the world’s relationship with alcohol, One Year No Beer, saw its biggest intake last year. Which is odd, because if ever...
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2021: Outlook, advice for the UK’s employers

ALEKSANDRA TRACZYK, a solicitor at Winckworth Sherwood, traces a brief trail into the fresh Brexit landscape DECEMBER 31 marked the end of 2020, a year...
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Stereotypes of entrepreneurs ‘preventing problem-solving’

OUTDATED and negative stereotypes could be preventing people from recognising entrepreneurial qualities in themselves at a time when these skills are needed most, a...
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A nation of shopkeepers? Entrepreneurs, more like!

ENTREPRENEURIAL Britain is a two-day initiative planned for 2021 and designed “to reignite the entrepreneurial spirit” of UK towns and cities. The outbreak of Covid-19...
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Selfless gesture: world’s super rich calling for higher taxation

SOME of the richest people on the planet want higher taxes on themselves and their peers to aid economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. A...
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Slackers! Back to work! And switch off that Netflix series!

EIGHT out of 10 Brits are working from home, but it has come to light that not all of them have their noses to...