Badly prepared, over-running business meetings are harming businesses say the directors and managers who are wasting almost three days on average a year in unproductive meetings, finds a survey.
Posted on 24th February 2017 in General business.
President Trump’s new treasury secretary appears to have contradicted his boss over one of the president’s more vocal ideas – and related to China. One analyst described it as a ‘rendezvous with reality.’
Despite concerns that Brexit might diminish the UK’s position as one of Europe’s leading business hubs, 44 per cent of the UK population still consider it the best country to start a business, finds a new survey.
Posted on 23rd February 2017 in General business.
Data out yesterday revealed a good end to 2017 for the UK, but the economy has a challenge ahead. How well can it grapple with it?
Posted on 23rd February 2017 in City News.
Sales of virtual reality headsets have been disappointing, and now there is a growing view that maybe this revolutionary new technology may be dying, without so much of a hint of a revolution.
Posted on 22nd February 2017 in General business.
The critics wade in: The Bank of England has admitted it will not be able to predict the next financial crisis. But drill down, and what the Bank actually said, was entirely reasonable.
Posted on 22nd February 2017 in City News.
“The internet brings huge business opportunities and benefits, but it also brings risks. Every day there are cyber attacks on UK companies like yours, attempting to steal your information and money, or disrupt your business. It is increasingly important to manage these risks to take advantage of the internet whilst protecting your business.” HM Government
It is sort of augmented reality, but without the glasses: a start-up has developed technology for creating ads the size of a skyscraper, which people who have seen the film Blade Runner may be familiar with, but the ads will only appear in the viewer’s eye, they will be optical illusions, using ‘persistence of vision’ techniques.
Posted on 21st February 2017 in General business.