The best superheroes have a billionaire businessman alter-ego, so Mark Zuckerberg has taken inspiration from Disney's Marvel Cinematic Universe and revealed a plan to build artificial intelligence similar to the tech found in the Iron Man movies.
The number of civil servants being recommended for New Year's honours has almost doubled over the past two years, with several members of the financial sector fitting the bill. However, HMRC chief executive Lin Homer's appointment to damehood has been seen as a controversial move.
Sustainability is one of the world's most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Sustainable investment champion Chris McKnett makes the case that it's large institutional investors.
Carnegie Mellon University economists George Loewenstein and Duane Seppi first introduced the "ostrich effect" in 2009 to describe how investors "put their heads in the sand" to dodge facing their financial portfolios when they're expecting bad news.
With an ongoing skills gap, you may think the British workforce would like to learn new things, but 25 per cent of office workers believe it's increasingly more difficult to learn new software as time passes on.
How do you maximise your company's ecommerce potential in 2016? While there is obviously no generic solution, there is value in evaluating the generic approach your company is taking towards achieving continual growth.
Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) of the UK’s largest companies enter 2016 in a mood of caution and with a strong focus on cost control, according to Deloitte’s quarterly CFO survey.
As 2015 is left behind, it’s clear it was not the best year for cyber security. Thomas Fischer, principal threat researcher for Digital Guardian, looks at the highest profile hacks of 2015 and how cyber security will evolve in 2016.
Running a business involves keeping an eye on your competitors, there are certain things that you can do that will give you a competitive edge. Winning awards, for instance, can set you paces apart as it is a huge accolade. So how can you create an award-winning business?
From the paper on your desk, to customer records, legal documents, transactional data, product information and even social media, whether digitally archived or stored physically, information is the life blood of an organisation. This vital information is an asset that simply isn’t being utilised, the impact of which is felt right up to the board room.
According to a report from MetLife Employee Benefits, the idea that holidays are a time to "switch off and unwind" is rapidly disappearing – with some being far more stressed upon their return than they felt when they left.
Mark Wright, winner of The Apprentice 2014 and CEO of digital marketing agency, Climb Online, reflects on his first year in business with Lord Sugar, and shares some top tips for new winner, Joseph Valente, and business startups in 2016.