The notion of service has changed as technology evolves. We’re now much more comfortable using AI-powered smart assistants; everything from satnav to Alexa and Siri to fridges that tell us when we’re running low on milk, all there to take care of mundane tasks and make our lives easier. But we still love good, old-fashioned service that you can only get from human interactions – the person who remembers your name and favourite coffee order in your local cafe, or a beaming smile and extra snack from the cabin crew on a long flight.
New Study Reveals Senior Managers Drowning With Heavy Workloads And Lack Of Resources Due To Budget Restrictions
A new study conducted by the accountancy firm Accounts Direct firm sheds light on the daily challenges and annoyances facing UK workers and business owners every day. Findings reveal over 40% of managers struggle to balance work-life demands, whilst around 1 in 3 employees find heavy workloads and tight deadlines the biggest challenge in their job.
Almost half of employees whose workplace allocates funds for Christmas activities prepared to swap employer Christmas gifts for charitable donation
Over two-thirds (69%) of UK employees say their workplace allocates funds for Christmas activities such as parties, decorations and employee gifts. Among those employees, almost half (49%) are in favour of some of these funds going towards charities of their choice according to an Ipsos poll commissioned by GlobalGiving UK1.
South Summit Industry & Energy Bilbao highlights the opportunities of new energy, mobility and industry models
South Summit Industry & Energy Bilbao, the meeting for the entrepreneurial ecosystem of these sectors organized by South Summit and Biscay Startup Bay, held its second day today at the B Accelerator Tower (BAT) international entrepreneurship center in Bilbao, where it brought together the main leaders, representatives of companies and startups and experts in the Industry 4.0 sectors. Energy Transition and Mobility.
Bupa, the global healthcare company, has announced six startups that have reached the final stage of its global talent and sustainability innovation programme, eco-Disruptive. The programme aims to find and support entrepreneurs who are pioneering solutions that can help tackle climate and health challenges.
The strength of Bizkaia's entrepreneurial ecosystem, among the keys to the first day of the South Summit Industry & Energy Bilbao
South Summit Industry & Energy Bilbao, the meeting for the entrepreneurial ecosystem of these sectors organized by South Summit and Biscay Startup Bay, held its first day today at the B Accelerator Tower (BAT) international entrepreneurship center in Bilbao with the main leaders, representatives of companies and startups and experts in the Industry 4.0 sectors. Energy Transition and Mobility.
Bringing together drug discovery company Evotec, pharmaceutical company Bristol Myers Squib, and leading British universities, the $20 million (£16 million) beLAB1407 partnership seeks to identify novel disease modifying therapeutic targets and platforms early on, and to develop them into new biotech spinouts.
Recent findings from Marktlink, an independent international M&A advisory firm with a UK base in Manchester, indicate that 47% of SME leaders have contemplated acquiring another business in the past year. Notably, nearly two thirds (64%) of these leaders plan to make a purchase within the next five years.
The current analytics pricing model presents a significant challenge for many UK startups. These companies, already grappling with reduced funding – down to $7.4bn in the first half of 2023, a 57% decrease from the previous year – find themselves in a precarious position where balancing costs against innovation is a constant struggle.
Startups Magazine is excited to announce our much-anticipated ‘From Stress to Success: Work-Life Wellness’ networking event! Taking place at Clockwise, Woodgreen on the 30th November at 6pm, we will be bringing you an event full of insights on mental health and wellbeing, as well as a relaxing wellbeing session.
The European startup landscape is set to receive a significant uplift in generative AI capabilities through a collaborative effort. NVIDIA, in partnership with cloud service provider (CSP) Scaleway, is providing startups with access to essential resources like GPUs, NVIDIA AI Enterprise software, and tools for enhancing large language models (LLMs) and generative AI development.
Quantum Metric, a customer-driven digital analytics platform, recently shared insights from its 2024 trends report titled “4 Big Digital Bets for 2024.” The report, based on a survey of digital leaders, reveals key priorities for the upcoming year, focusing on areas like artificial intelligence (AI) investments, digital and mobile trends, employee experience, and the evolution of customer loyalty programs and personalisation.
South Summit Industry & Energy Bilbao will bring together the protagonists of the Industry 4.0, Energy Transition and Mobility sectors
On 23rd and 24th November, the B Accelerator Tower (BAT) international entrepreneurship centre in Bilbao will be the epicentre of innovation and the latest trends in the Industry 4.0, Energy Transition and Mobility sectors thanks to the celebration of South Summit Industry & Energy Bilbao, the meeting for the entrepreneurial ecosystem of these sectors organised by South Summit and Biscay Startup Bay.
OpenText has released results of its annual 2023 OpenText Cybersecurity Global Ransomware Survey. Findings show a similarity in how small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprises (more than 1,000 employees) think about ransomware attacks, including a disconnect about who is a target and growing concern about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) by threat actors.
Kidney Beam, a healthtech startup from the UK, has made significant strides in transforming NHS patient care for adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Over three years, their unwavering commitment has culminated in a solution that is now scientifically validated, offering a new lease of life to individuals with CKD.
DES – Digital Enteprise Show, the international event of reference on exponential technologies that will hold its eighth edition in Malaga (Spain) from June 11 to 13, 2024, has appointed Alezeya Sanchez as the new director of Digital Business World Congress. Thus, Sanchez heads the largest European technology forum for new concepts and digital trends, and takes over from Nacho Villoch, who remains linked to the role of Senior Advisor.
High-tech innovation in Europe and Latin America is paving the way for unprecedented collaboration and commerce between the two vibrant regions. The world’s premier destination for innovation, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) will be exploring these opportunities in a new summit on 30-31 January 2024.