Unless you have been living in a cave, you will not have escaped the headlines of the Americanism known as the gig economy. This is now an increasingly popular way of working, especially with the millennial generation.
The Taylor Review is set to shake things up for the gig economy, but is it for better or worse? We canvassed the business landscape for opinion on the matter.
That we’ll need better connectivity to compete online has been made clear by government statistics. Global internet traffic is forecast to be 95 times that of 2005 in 2020, with mobiles outnumbering mankind seven to one. But will our 5G ambitions be realised in time to capitalise on the change?
At the end of last month, Which? revealed that Dorset had among the slowest connection in the land. Perhaps that’s why the region is hoping to expand its fibre broadband network.
As the workplace continues to change, the topic of flexible hours is a hot one, but many British employees are too afraid to raise the subject with bosses.
The Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill, the premise of which was proposed in chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement, has had its first reading in the House of Commons.
Using data from January to March 2017, Which? was able to identify the cities that suffered most from slow broadband – and it doesn’t look good for Scotland.
It’s been exactly one year since the EU referendum result, and entrepreneurs have offered their thoughts on Brexit developments so far.
The demand for digital skills has clearly outstripped supply. Against the backdrop of political and economic uncertainty, London Tech Week is the ideal time to remind our thriving city to fight to retain the title of Europe’s biggest hub – and that it needs to step up efforts to keep its digital darlings.
Anthony Persse, director of strategy at Ultimate Finance, considers whether the Bank Referral Scheme is a solution to a problem that doesn’t exist.
At the Connected Britain conference in Grange St. Pauls, digital minister Matt Hancock recommitted to the already-established broadband and mobile networking policy.
Since the EU referendum result in June 2016 and the election ending in a hung parliament, employers have set their sights on preparing for Brexit – and many are concerned.