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07 Jul, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Why Fine Wine Is a Safe Haven for Diversifying Your Portfolio

Wine investment often conjures up images of tweedy connoisseurs with dusty cellars full of the finest Bordeaux. But these days, wine is just as...


06 Jul, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Why Expanding Access to Healthcare Is Key to Tackling Hypertension in Africa

Sustainability is about more than just responsible environmental policy. A functioning society is also hugely dependent on the health of its...


06 Jul, 2020, 10:30 BST Business Reporter: With the World Going Offline, Getting Your Business Going Online Has Never Been More Important - or Easier

Coronavirus is impacting every aspect of our lives, not least how we go shopping. With social distancing rules and the closure of brick-and-mortar...


30 Jun, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: How an Automated Approach Could Give Businesses an Easy Path to Cloud Migration

Migrating legacy back-office systems to the cloud has long been on the To Do list for many businesses. So why is it that so many of them still...


24 Jun, 2020, 15:51 BST Business Reporter: Why Now Is the Time for Legacy Banks to Move to the cloud

In an age where you can pay for your groceries with a smartphone, transfer funds in the blink of an eye to anyone else with one, or check your...


22 Jun, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Why One Company That's Helping Impoverished Egyptian Communities Is Making Sure They Can Stand On Their Own Two Feet

The rural settlement of El Deir in Egypt is a long way from Cairo and Alexandria – not just geographically, but socially and economically too. It...


17 Jun, 2020, 15:00 BST Business Reporter: There Is Still a Role for the Office in a Post Covid-19 World, Says TEC

While the pandemic has led many to believe remote work will become the norm, concerns about lagging creativity and loneliness demonstrate that there...


10 Jun, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Why Juggle Multiple Providers, When You Can Futureproof Your KYB, KYC and Risk in One Easy Step?

With life in lockdown continuing across the world, internet shopping is becoming the norm, as every business is by necessity now an online one – if...


08 Jun, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Why CFOs Are Perfectly Placed to Make AI Transformation a Reality

Any CFO is going to be invested in saving money – but it's only the forward-thinking ones that make sure to look after the top line as well as the...


08 Jun, 2020, 10:00 BST Business Reporter: As the Fraud Threat Evolves, Call Centres Need to Find a New Voice in Response

As our smart devices get ever smarter, voice-enabled technology is fast becoming something we take for granted – to the extent that it's now a common ...


02 Jun, 2020, 10:00 BST Business Reporter: Why Digital Transformation Doesn't Need to be a Leap Into the Unknown

Digital transformation has been changing the way businesses large and small operate dramatically over the last few years, with recent events only...


01 Jun, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Sustainable Supply Chains Won't Just Help the Planet Survive, They Can Also Protect Your Business During a Pandemic

As climate change has become the focus of so much worldwide debate, sustainability has been thrust into the strategy of nearly every business...


27 May, 2020, 11:19 BST Business Reporter: Making Farming a Better Business for a Better Tomorrow

Agriculture is big business – 1.6 billion of the world's population make their living from it in one way or another. And it doesn't just produce the...


11 May, 2020, 14:48 BST Business Reporter: Why Taking a Holistic Approach Towards the Supply Chain Is Necessary for Cutting Emissions

Reuse is the way forward for sustainable packaging, but it must involve collaboration across the entire supply chain, says ORBIS. Sustainable...


07 May, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Braving Social Distancing, Relay Platform Brings People in the (Re)insurance Sphere Together Again

As with so many industries, Covid-19 has become a huge disruptor that is forcing businesses to adapt – some with more success than others. But in the ...


05 May, 2020, 12:16 BST Business Reporter: How to Improve Financial Inclusion for SMEs and Start-ups

SMEs bear the brunt of financial exclusion, but this must change in order to improve the economy as a whole, says financial infrastructure provider,...


30 Apr, 2020, 11:46 BST Business Reporter: Keeping Customers Engaged Until They Reach the Checkout is the Holy Grail of Online Retail - and It's Now Within Reach…

Cart abandonment is the number one stumbling block for online retailers – and a lot of the time, it's down to the customer not having enough (or...


23 Apr, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Building a Better Supply Chain to Meet Consumer Demand

Whether you're shopping for fashion, electronics or groceries, it's always frustrating when you can't find what you're looking for. And it can be...


21 Apr, 2020, 10:30 BST Business Reporter: Changing How We Work, From Home and Away, After The Coronavirus

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to buffet businesses and communities worldwide, working from home has moved from being an option to a...


15 Apr, 2020, 11:52 BST Business Reporter: Why You Should Digitally Transform Your Workplace With Care

Businesses ought to prioritise minimum user impact as well as security when developing a digital workplace, says OkTik. Today's workforces are being...


14 Apr, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Blancco Technology Group Initiative to Overcome Challenges Posed by the Second-hand Mobile Phone Market

The second-hand mobile phone market is still relatively new, explains Alan Bentley, President, Global Sales at mobile and data erasure software...


26 Mar, 2020, 13:00 GMT Business Reporter: How Organisations Can Embrace Change Through People and Technology

As businesses rapidly evolve, the right partner can help them successfully transform, says cloudThing. The world is always changing and businesses...


26 Mar, 2020, 11:11 GMT Business Reporter: Redefining Professionalism in a Rapidly Transforming World

As the world transforms at unprecedented speed, business leaders are looking for the skills necessary to deliver change effectively, says Association ...


26 Mar, 2020, 11:01 GMT Business Reporter: How Organisations Can Navigate the Ever-expanding Debt Market

Debt-management services must prioritise client performance and support the client's purpose, says Qualco. Europe's debt market is constantly...


23 Mar, 2020, 14:00 GMT Business Reporter: How Can CFOs Navigate a Digital Finance Transformation?

Finance departments can take these clear steps to drive a successful digital finance transformation and reap the resulting benefits, says Aptitude...