Driverless cars are an innovation set to generate billions of pounds in new business around the world. With Britain’s motoring sector enjoying a renaissance, both government and industry are keen to ensure the country plays a leading role in driving such technology – but the opinions of the nation’s populace could get in the way.
Debra Charles, CEO of Novacroft, talks about the importance of recognising and promoting the equal contribution of women and girls in the sciences, as well as how we can (and should) encourage greater participation of females and aid their career development.
Following the recent "I look like an engineer" campaign, Oscar Macia, CEO of ForceManager, looks at gender imbalance in IT, why it exists and how to change dated perceptions of IT as a "male only" career choice.
Women make up half of the UK population, just over half of full-time university undergraduates and almost half of its workforce. However, they are failing to reach senior leadership positions in business; women make up just a third of managers, directors and senior officials.
Bec Howard, co-founder of The Five Gateways, reveals the three limiting beliefs she believes are holding back today's female business builders.
Whether we like it or not, first impressions count. This is nowhere more true than in business, where first impressions determine how well a product or service attracts and retains customers.
Business leaders are overconfident about the speed at which their organisations are responding to technology-led change, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Ricoh.
With bank lending to businesses still falling, Catherine Dawson at Maxxia looks at the alternative presented by asset financing and what businesses need to do to get the most out of it.