With the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) proposing a significantly increased focus on company culture in its consultation on the Corporate Governance Code, the issue of culture has become something of a hot topic around the board room table.
News on self-driving cars alternate between the good, the bad and the catastrophic. It’s hard to make out where we stand between all the hyperbolic media messages.
At a conference in China, Alibaba CEO Jack Ma proclaimed we are just decades away from a robot CEO revolution. He backed that claim up shortly after via a television interview with CNN, predicting that, in 30 years, a robot would grace the cover of Time Magazine.
There have been political tensions between Russia and many western nations for several years. Sanctions have been imposed on Russia since 2014, by the US and the EU as a result of their interpretation of the situation in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, which Russia disputes.
Why are some SMEs still snoozing in the face of cybersecurity shortcomings? Matt Burton, chief client officer for Ignata discusses how good cybersecurity protocols win business.
Paul Rosenthal, founder of Appstractor, takes a closer look at the security risk to businesses caused by employees side-stepping cyber protocols, failing to configure or install software correctly.
By now, business owners and entrepreneurs know building a successful company starts with the customer experience. In fact, 72 per cent say improving the experience is at the top of the list.
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s whistle-stop guided tour around the state of the country’s finances didn’t reveal anything to get anyone’s pulse racing, but it appears the more interesting parts were in what he didn’t say.
It’s been a long time coming but finally reality is catching up with the “experts” who have been insisting that pension fund managers find the money to stuff their portfolios with more and more bonds to address so-called actuarial deficits.
In his latest Blockchain Bytes column, Barry James looks at why Bank of England governor Mark Carney made headlines last week with his speech on the future of money – headlines which made very different reading from his published speech.
The issue of class hit the headlines in the last week when BBC Business presenter Steph McGovern said that her regional accent and supposed “class” had held her back in her career.
Whatever your view on Brexit, we can all agree there are more important issues at stake – our ability to hire and retain quality talent for one – than securing uninterrupted access to cheap flights for stag weekends.