By Professor Dylan Jones-Evans Professor of entrepreneurship and founder of the Wales Start-up Awards, Dylan Jones-Evans has today written an open letter to Welsh Government asking when measures will be put in place that have any relevance to start-ups. He writes that ‘I have been contacted by new firms from all over Wales who have asked, […]
A study conducted by Toluna and Harris Interactive, two leading providers of consumer intelligence, assesses how employees in the UK are coping with the shift in working arrangements. It reveals essential insights to help businesses manage people, culture, engagement and address their top concerns as the pandemic unfolds and they embrace a new normal. The […]
Welsh Government has announced financial support to assist Cardiff Airport in facing the early impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, while calling on the UK Government to urgently change its policy towards providing further financial help for regional airports.
Posted on 6th April 2020 in Regional News.
Recent years have witnessed a rapid growth of the entire fintech industry, forced by the increasing use of mobile apps for digital payments and the growing interest in financial technology solutions. The strong rising trend of the global fintech market was followed by the surge in the number of Fintech startups all over the world. […]
Nearly three-quarters of business decision makers (71 per cent) believe that the shift to 100% remote working during the Covid-19 crisis has increased the likelihood of a cyber breach, according to new data released by cyber security company Centrify, a leading provider of Identity-Centric privileged access management solutions. The data, obtained via a poll of […]
According to the latest report from the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, the UK job market has been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, as job postings and applications dropped by 15.1% and 10.3% respectively last month. The study, which explores job market data from March 2020 and compares this with figures from February 2020 […]
Tim Cook, Apple CEO last night tweeted that ‘Apple is dedicated to supporting the worldwide response to COVID-19. We’ve now sourced over 20M masks through our supply chain. Our design, engineering, operations and packaging teams are also working with suppliers to design, produce and ship face shields for medical workers.’ He said that “teams across […]
Yesterday, on Sunday 6th April, and on the advice of his doctor, the Prime Minister has been admitted to hospital for tests. Downing Street say that “his is a precautionary step, as the Prime Minister continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus ten days after testing positive for the virus”. “The Prime Minister thanks NHS […]
New figures released by the Office for National Statistics have revealed that investment in R&D in the UK has continued its long-term upward trend — reaching a new record of £37.1bn in 2018, an increase of 6.6 percent on the previous year.
By Lucy Cohen, co-founder Mazuma During this time of crisis, it’s amazing to see how businesses are using innovative ways to keep their business thriving and provide other alternatives for their customers to access their services.
As global communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increasing emphasis on public health strategies, like social distancing measures, to slow the rate of transmission. Google have recently announced that in Google Maps, they are using aggregated, anonymised data showing how busy certain types of places are—helping identify when a local business tends […]