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San Francisco businesses rank second most optimistic in the world about their city’s digital environment

8 November 2017 – The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released a global research project commissioned by Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company, which assesses the confidence of business executives in their city’s environment and its conduciveness to supporting the digital ambitions of companies. The ‘Connecting Commerce’ report includes ...

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London businesses among top 10 most optimistic in the world about their city’s environment to support their digital ambitions

8 November 2017 – The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released a global research project commissioned by Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company, which assesses the confidence of business executives in their city’s environment and its conduciveness to supporting the digital ambitions of companies. The ‘Connecting Commerce’ report includes ...

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Paradise Papers: Prince Charles’s offshore investments revealed

Prince Charles’s private estate, the Duchy of Cornwall, secretly invested in an offshore company which lobbied to change climate agreements, documents from the Paradise Papers have revealed. Sustainable Forestry Ltd lobbied politicians to amend global agreements to allow ‘carbon credits’ from rainforests to be traded. The Prince made speeches in ...

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Cruise Chooses Qubit to Navigate Personalization Journey

Europe’s largest online cruise travel agent making data-driven experiences priority for growth [LONDON – 7 NOVEMBER 2017] Qubit, the leaders in marketing personalization technology, today announced that Cruise, Europe’s largest online cruise travel agent, have chosen Qubit to power their journey to personalization. The company are looking to increase conversions, ...

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LexisNexis launches dedicated energy sector platform

LexisPSL Energy module to support lawyers advising in the energy sector London, 7th November 2017 – LexisNexis UK (www.lexisnexis.co.uk), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, has launched LexisPSL Energy, the UK legal market’s first online module dedicated to lawyers advising in the context of the energy sector. The ...

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Europe identified as the most complex payroll region in the world

UK experts identify legislative updates as a major challenge: impact of GDPR on payroll still unclear NGA Human Resources, a global leader in HR and payroll services, has released the 2017 Global Payroll Complexity Index (GPCI), a business intelligence report that identifies the top payroll process and compliance threats of ...

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Hampleton Partners Opens Office in Frankfurt

Increasing M&A activities in German-speaking countries / Frankfurt the ideal location in Central Europe Hampleton Partners has been advising technology companies on mergers and acquisitions from their offices in London and San Francisco for years. Now the international M&A specialist is responding to increased demand in German-speaking countries and opens ...

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Schools Take a Page From Silicon Valley

A completed “Scrum board” displays tasks 8th graders have completed for a classroom project in Jonathan Kutis’ class at Swift Creek Middle School in Midlothian, Va. —Julia Rendleman for Education Week Midlothian, Va. Words like “product,” “artifact,” and “backlog”—these are not education terms. And yet they cover the walls at ...

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