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Employment rates doubled for those aged 65 years and over between 1993 and 2018, and increased by almost one-third for those aged 50 to 64 year. With the state pension age now at 75, it is clear the UK workforce demographic is shifting as older...

Executives in China and India are leading the global pack in terms of emerging technology understanding, investment, and implementation. A recent survey from accounting and advisory firm Mazars found that US executives are generally middle of the pack in these areas, while France and the...

In a previous article, we covered the basics of 'what is diversity?' with a brief definition, list of diverse characteristics and a few quotes from companies on what diversity means in the workplace. Now we're taking a deeper dive into the distinct characteristics that make each...

New research from Flexioffices has revealed the growth and decline of UK job industries in the last nine years with particular focus on technology sectors. One of the largest growing industries of today, technology has seen more than a third of growth since 2010 with IT...

According to a recent report, just 0.5% of female founders make it past a Series C funding round. And, despite efforts to improve access for women in business, female-founded startups raised only 2.2% of U.S. venture capital investment in 2018. Across different fundraising levels, women in business face roadblocks...

Artificial intelligence doesn’t just have a bright future—it’s at the forefront of business. AI is obviously a factor in robotics, online commerce, analytics, and the management of cloud computing. Even effective talent spotting, marketing, and a host of other business applications now count on solutions with AI baked in. If...

As more people, devices and associated personal data get online, there is growing focus on a foundational element of this new digital environment – our identities. The ability to prove we are who we say we are will increasingly determine our opportunities to establish trust...

People are talking about you—and, let’s be honest, you might not like what they’re saying. Customers will always be discussing your products and services out in the wild—conversations between real human beings, from power users sharing their knowledge to folks just ramping up seeking tips and...

WhiteHat Security's Rachael Andrews sees examples of qualified women struggling to gain respect for their tech skills everywhere ⁠— but employers can step in to uplift them. This opinion post was written by Rachael Andrews, technical course director for WhiteHat Security. Andrews has worked at WhiteHat Security for more...