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Brexit: What the UK’s businesses should do next...

The historic vote to leave the European Union has brought joy and despair in almost equal measure across the UK, along with a great deal of uncertainty for our businesses. Questions linger over access to the free market and Europe’s talent pool, while conclusive answers still seem some time...

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What are the challenges currently facing SMEs?...

In a rapidly changing world and volatile economy, businesses need to be aware of the challenges they are current faced with. They may not have an entourage of consultants to advise them on how to deflect these challenges but at the same time, they have the advantage of being...

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Pension risks, third-party frauds and tax liability af...

Liberalisation of pension rules has given savers greater freedom over their financial affairs than ever before, but alongside increased autonomy has come concern about a heightened risk of fraudulent...

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SMEs feel strain on working capital during summer mont...

Many businesses thrive on the peak of Summer sales, for others these are the months when business dips due to school holidays and families jetting off to make the most of the sun. The challenge with the decline in revenue is the effect this has on cash flow and...

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Experts on #FutureofID – Is privacy a possible s...

Digital identity is a topical debate that has sparked people’s views. Experian debated this subject recently and commentary from the audience offered invaluable insight into concerns and beliefs when it comes to transforming identity through a digital e...

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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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