Michael Sippitt speaks at Commonwealth HQ in London about future trends in Commonwealth trade

The Commonwealth organised a very stimulating event about future trends in Commonwealth trade at Commonwealth HQ in London on 30 November, addressed by expert panels with diverse professional and international experience.

#News - 03/12/2018

Microplastic Pollution - let’s get tackling with technology

Over recent months the issue of plastic pollution, particularly in our oceans, has come to the fore and is recognised as one of the biggest environmental challenges of our time. Who can forget those appalling images of the sea of plastic covering large swathes of our oceans, or seeing marine life tangled, and strangled by plastic.

#Business Resources - 27/11/2018

Can AI be ethical?

Most people at work will be more affected by Artificial Intelligence in the future than they realise. Employers and HR professionals should not imagine they will have a clear run at transforming workplaces and introducing technologies aimed at productivity and competitiveness, but which involve more intrusive controls of employees and contractors.

#Business Resources - 22/11/2018

Microchips or Micromanagement?

According to various media reports[1] a Swedish microchip company called BioHax is in talks with several high-profile legal and financial UK companies to implant employees with microchips.

#Business Resources - 20/11/2018

The Digital Services Tax – a help or a hinderance?

Chancellor Hammond’s new Digital Services Tax may not be the robust tax-attack on Tech Giants some were hoping for but many believe it’s a tangible step in the right direction.

#Business Resources - 14/11/2018

Tech, IPOs and Unicorns: Too much money is a good thing, isn’t it?

The tech sector is booming. We live in a time of the mega private business in which the likes of Uber and Airbnb are extending their lives as privately held businesses by delaying public offerings. The venture capital asset class is more buoyant than ever and now includes atypical investors such as hedge and sovereign wealth funds who seek a piece of the action. Governments globally are also trying to attract innovation and tech talent using all manner of inducements, from tax breaks to immigration. So, are we living in the golden age of tech or is the frothy venture capital market a sign of a bubble reminiscent of that which led to the dot com bust of 1999/2000, and why does this matter to entrepreneurs?

#Investor Resources - 14/11/2018

Clarkslegal bolsters its Thames Valley presence with Corporate and Real Estate Partner appointments

Clarkslegal is pleased to announce two new partner appointments to its Thames Valley office.

#News - 13/11/2018

Entrepreneurs Relief, still here but…

This month’s budget announcement didn’t herald the end of Entrepreneurs relief as some had speculated but did make a number of changes which will mean that share ownership structures involving different classes of share attracting different rights to income and distribution will need to be reviewed to make sure that the holders of those shares still qualify for the relief.

#Business Resources - 31/10/2018

Investor Briefing: Raising £3-15m Finance for Cleantech Companies

Forbury Investment Network, in association with Rushlight Events and Ingenious, held a successful Investor Briefing on Raising £3-15m Finance for Cleantech Companies, on 24th May 2018.

#Business Resources - 08/06/2018

Zafar Kanani comments in the Raconteur on 'Why insurance companies are embracing blockchain?'

Marine and other insurance policies have a new virtual figurehead to help chart a course through mainly unexplored waters of doing business in an increasingly digital economy.

#News - 30/04/2018

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