The problem with fighting business fraud is that it’s a largely invisible crime. The aim of fraudsters is to go undetected; it means the value of what they can steal can increase rapidly before the victim becomes aware that the crime is taking place.
Tech and Innovation
The global luxury market is stuck in a holding pattern for the foreseeable future, Bain & Company concluded – but premium bikes like Haibike are bucking the trend in the UK.
Taxi apps are becoming increasingly commonplace, but so too are the problems that surround the operational strategies of the businesses.
Some people like to listen to music while they work, serving as a shield against the open office hubbub. If that’s the case, having great earphones is the way to go – and we’re looking at the STAX SR-009 as the industry’s luxury item.
As we look to future of UK plc, I often wonder where the big British business ideas are going to come from, given we have with gaps in the country’s skills and productivity to fill.
When George Lucas popularised drones such as R2-D2 and C3PO in the 1977 film Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, he was deemed a visionary. We’ve now come to a point in time that for the right price, you could have a mini drone (quadcopter) to call your own.
When the likes of Jeremy Clarkson sings praise over a car, you know it’s the real deal. The Bentley Mulsanne Speed is one such automobile – and it even has a matching phone.
While the sharing economy expands, how can we trust others with our belongings, services and time? Richard Laughton, CEO of easyCar Club, explores how the Internet of Things will help put people’s mind at ease and build an Internet of Trust.
The UK seems to be struggling when it comes to scaling the global ladder of entrepreneurial countries, but the latest index shows we’re heading in the right direction – and that we could possibly prove next year’s forecast wrong.
Virtual reality is a hot topic right now. Sales of headsets have been steadily rising and although that trend levelled out over recent months, it looks like the introduction of PlayStation VR is set to change that.
In one of his last keynote speeches before his retirement, John Chambers, Cisco’s CEO of 20 years, predicted over a third of firms today will be dead in ten years, stating “the only ones that will survive will be digital companies, and many will fail trying to emulate such firms.”
Fintech’s dramatic impact and the constant march of innovation has overhauled nearly all aspects of the sector, from accountancy to investment banking – as well as automotive finance.