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UK IT leaders doubt government's ability to prevent cyberwarfare
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
Over half of the UK's IT leaders lack faith in the government's ability to defend against cyber warfare, according to a new report by cybersecurity firm Armis.
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Cydea's platform revolutionises cybersecurity risk with monetary values
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saas
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Cydea's innovative risk platform provides a numerical representation of cybersecurity threats, reshaping risk management practices and bolstering decision-making processes in UK businesses.
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Pentest People first Leeds firm to qualify as NCSC Cyber Advisor
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cybersecurity
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Leeds-based Pentest People becomes the first firm to qualify as a Cyber Advisor under the NCSC's scheme, providing small to medium-sized UK organisations with NCSC-approved cybersecurity guidance.
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The Range partners with Virtualstock to boost online product sales
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ecommerce
UK retailer The Range partners with one of Europe's largest dropshipping platforms, Virtualstock, in a strategic move to elevate online sales and streamline operations.
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Scientific sector sees significant 8% spike in sick leave
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payroll systems
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hcm
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science
Research reveals an 8% rise in sick leave within the professional, scientific and technical activities industry in 2023, according to Access PeopleHR.
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UK businesses struggling to fully harness their 'data brain'
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data management
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data lake
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skills gap
Over 70% of UK firms struggle to utilise data effectively, with many hoarding it unanalyzed, hindering their transition to a data-driven model, new research suggests.
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Bridgewise secures $21m Series A funding led by SIX Group
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fintech
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ml
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ai
AI-backed financial intelligence platform, Bridgewise, secures $21m from its series A funding round led by SIX Group to fuel its global reach in securities analytics.
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Sharp UK teams up with Gamma for enhanced VoIP services
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uc
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voip
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contact centre
Sharp UK partners with Gamma Communications to enhance telephony services in anticipation of the ISDN/PSTN switch-off, focusing on seamless transition to VoIP for clients.
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Hokodo secures GBP £100m debt facility to boost European B2B transactions
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european
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cash flow
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uk
Hokodo, London's European digital payment terms provider, secures GBP £100m debt facility from global investor Viola Credit to support over GBP £1.5bn in B2B transactions across Europe.
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Keepit expands Swiss footprint with two new data centres
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saas
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microsoft
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martech
Keepit has launched two new data centres in Switzerland, offering secure, addressing the surging demand for Backup-as-a-Service and data recovery.
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Australia among top 10 for foreign direct investment
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hcm
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payroll systems
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canada
The 2024 FDICI reveals investor optimism bolstered by APAC markets, with Australia among the top FDI destinations, despite geopolitical tensions.
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GitHub reveals new trends in global software development
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cloud services
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web development
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development
GitHub's Innovation Graph update shows a global increase in AI tools and exploration of lesser-known programming languages.
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Three trends in mobile access that are driving CRE evolution
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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digital wallets
Safeguarding business interests, sustainability and creating cutting-edge experiences are three mobile access trends revolutionising the commercial real estate sector.
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Westcon announces expanded partnership with AudioCodes for UCaaS provision
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uc
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voip
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microsoft
Westcon-Comstor partners with AudioCodes to enhance Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS) offerings, aiming to boost recurring revenues for their partners.
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Mastering BEPS Pillar Two: Streamlining tax compliance with CCH Integrator
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cch
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webinar
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productivity
Wolters Kluwer partners with BDO UK to simplify BEPS Pillar Two tax reporting compliance for multinational enterprises through CCH Integrator platform.
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Evestico expands fulfilment network to top 10 global e-commerce markets
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canada
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south korea
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japan
Evestico significantly boosts its Trusted Fulfilment Partner network, reaching all Top 10 global e-commerce markets, offering international businesses streamlined operations.
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Predictive maintenance market set to reach USD $45.5bn by 2032
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ai
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ibm
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japan
Global predictive maintenance market to hit USD $45.5 billion by 2032, driven by digitisation of industries and urbanisation trends, says Fact.MR.
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Glasgow Wonka scandal sparks UK firms' rethink on AI use
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censuswide
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data privacy
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uk
After the Glasgow Wonka scandal, one third of UK business leaders are backing away from AI tools, while over half consider implementing an AI code of conduct, according to a recent survey.
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Ecommpay incorporates Bacs & SEPA Direct Debit via GoCardless alliance
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fintech
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gocardless
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product management
Ecommpay expands market reach in the UK and Europe, forecasting a 44% growth, by integrating Bacs and SEPA Direct Debit capabilities via GoCardless, enriching their payment suite for FinTech and e-commerce merchants.
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UK business expenses surge 24% due to inflation, says SAP Concur
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sap
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inflation
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report
UK business expenses surged 24% in FY 23/24, double the inflation rate peak, largely driven by increased costs in air travel, entertainment, and car hire, according to SAP Concur.
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Paynetics acquires Novus in sustainability-focused finance shift
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european
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banking
Embedded finance provider, Paynetics, acquires UK's leading impact neobank, Novus, to strengthen environmental, social, and governance objectives.
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ShipStation boosts retailers with major platform upgrades
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martech
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cx
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australian
ShipStation unveils a suite of features for Australian retailers, including Checkout Rates and Custom Labels, to bolster operational efficiency amidst rising eCommerce demands.
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Zombie APIs: the resident evil in too many businesses
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cloud services
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testing
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it training
The unchecked use of Zombie APIs in businesses has underscored a rising cybersecurity threat, with attackers exploiting these neglected interfaces and costing firms up to $75bn annually.
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AI-powered localised scams on the rise, banking fraud trend takes off
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybercrime
BioCatch warns of increasing trend of fraudsters using AI to personalise scams across Europe, with digital fraud and financial crime escalating. Meanwhile, the UK sees notable drop in voice scams.