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Experts on #FutureofID – What is the single bigg...

Digital ID is generally defined as smart cards that are underpinned by cryptography. They contain biometric information and enable proof of identity.  In some countries they are already in use, this doesn’t mean there is a model there which can be replicated th...

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Experts on #FutureofID – What do you see as the ...

Everyone should have the ability to prove their identity online and offline. But at the same time, our rapidly emerging digital world should be fully...

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UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late i...

UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late invoice payments, with around half admitting they considered quitting freelance life because of the continued struggles and worries over continued late payments, according to a recent study from Ormsby Street. The survey of 1,002 freelancers and sole-traders revealed that 46 per cent...

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The business banking and business finance landscapes a...

Around ten years ago, if you needed a new pair of shoes, you’d make your way, perhaps begrudgingly, to the local shopping centre, peruse the shelves, find something that you liked and head on over to the till. If there wasn’t anything you liked, or in my case, there...

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How to develop a growth strategy for your business...

Is your SME ready to grow? Do you want to take your business up to the next level? For some of you, it may be simple how you can now expand your business; it may be a case of opening up your next retail branch or expanding your product...

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The Power of Data – Marketing intelligence is about tu...

This is the second in our series of videos produced with the drum. This time Colin Grieves tackles how to turn marketing insight into...

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Drop in County Court Judgements but what does this mea...

There has been encouraging statistics to show that the number and total value of County Court Judgements (CCJs) issued against businesses in England and Wales fell sharply during the first quarter of 2016. However the specific figures for SMEs within these statistics are still a cause for worry. Not...

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5 things that could be hampering your fight against fr...

Limiting the impact of fraud is vital for businesses which need to protect their revenues and their customers from the potentially devastating effects of fraud. The fraud landscape is ever changing and with an estimated £193billion* lost to fraud each year there are big rewards to come from fighting...

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Alternative finance challenging mainstream lending...

Before the concept of alternative finance or peer to peer lending was born, borrowing money off high street banks to start your first business or to grow it was just about one of the only options available. However with the rise in popularity of alternative finance, SMEs now have...

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