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43 posts filed under Automation, Industry News

13 Mar 2019

Protecting your supply chain with AI

Steven Godfrey Data security In October 2018 Bloomberg Businessweek ran a story about how – allegedly – Amazon and Apple discovered the security of their data servers had been potentially compromised by the addition of tiny additional microchips which shouldn’t Read on →

04 Mar 2019

6th April apprenticeship deadline

Steven Godfrey Do you have apprenticeship funding which needs to be spent by April 6th or lost forever? What is the apprenticeship levy? Introduced on 6th April 2017, the apprenticeship levy was intended to plug the UK’s skills gap by Read on →

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25 Feb 2019

Big data in the hospitality sector

Steven Godfrey Digital Insights (ADI) report that ‘70% of Millennials would rather spend on amazing experiences than on tangible items’. This obviously creates a massive opportunity for the hospitality sector – if the correct infrastructure and systems are in place. Read on →

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07 Feb 2017

UK Productivity on the Ropes

Steven Godfrey UK manufacturers’ supply chain costs are increasing at the fastest rate for 25 years, yet output growth is at a 32 month high. What does this tell us, and what should we be doing about it? A recent Read on →

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14 Dec 2016

Helping Schools and Academies cut costs

As the BBC reported today, schools are facing 8% budget cuts and about 60% of secondary schools already have deficits*. By 2019-20 it is reported that State schools in England will have to find £3bn in savings. The news article Read on →

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15 Apr 2015

Beware of Fake Invoices

Financial Fraud Action UK has warned that computer malware hidden in fake invoices is being used to steal businesses’ online banking credentials. The invoice appears to be from a regular supplier and looks like a word processing or spreadsheet document. Read on →

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11 Oct 2013

Above The Line R & D Tax Credits

The new R & D Tax Credits Incentive was introduced for Large (Above 500 employees), Companies in April 2013. It allows loss making large companies and SMEs forced to claim under the large company scheme to obtain a payable cash Read on →

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08 Apr 2013

Does the SSE fine affect me?

Posted by: Laurence Fitch Since the news broke last week about the record £10.5M fine imposed by OFGEM on energy supplier SSE for mis-selling, we have been asked by a number of our clients how this will affect their contract Read on →

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