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Political hacktivism: Future cyber skills shortage under the spotlight

34% of the UK public is concerned with the rise in political hacktivism aimed at disrupting democratic processes, such as general elections and referendums.
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The impact of cannabidiol on mainstream fast-moving consumer goods

Canna CBD Limited chart the impact of cannabidiol on mainstream fast-moving consumer goods, adopting custom from other lifestyle categories, such as alcohol, tobacco/vaping, cosmetics and health foods.
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Finding a dividend for transformation

Rob Fotheringham, Managing Director, highlights the work conducted at Fotheringham Associates to help businesses develop a successful digital transformation strategy.
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What does Brexit uncertainty mean for forex?

Now that we seem to be entering the end game phase both in negotiations between the UK and the EU and in the dispute between the government and the majority of MPs, what should the foreign exchange market (forex) expect?
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Cities are partners in a common future for Europe

Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General, EUROCITIES argues that cities are partners in a common future for Europe.
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Regional Development in Sweden: The story of an international development lab

At the Alexanderson Institute in Sweden, new and exciting methods are created to promote future growth, as we now discover.
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Blockchain: The fight against financial crime

Dave Elzas, CEO, Geneva Management Group discusses the role of blockchain in the fight against financial crime: could it prevent another Bernie Madoff, who pled guilty to the largest Ponzi scheme in world history?.
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Current gaps and future opportunities in dementia research

Here, Hilary Evans, Chief Executive at Alzheimer’s Research UK, outlines the current gaps and future opportunities in dementia research.
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Cardiovascular diseases – how to prevent them

Cardiovascular diseases are on the rise, but so is confusion as to how to prevent them. Shaun Ingram, MD of Cardiac Science takes a look at the data, shares his views and strikes a cautious note of optimism.
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An underwater topographic survey for Taiwan offshore wind farms

An underwater topographic survey for Taiwan offshore wind farms is detailed here by Gwo-shyh Song, Associate Professor at the National Taiwan University.
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Medical marijuana: Developments in the industry

Ian C Tordoff, CEO of Block Commodities Ltd, provides a snap-shot of changes in the medical marijuana industry.
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Industrial hemp: Part of the cannabis sativa family

Henri Sant-Cassia from CBD Virtue turns the spotlight onto industrial hemp, a part of the cannabis sativa family.
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Laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme

Alasdair Poole, Apprenticeships Manager at Ashridge Executive Education details the importance of laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme.
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Human rights law requires countries to cut carbon emissions

Five UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies warn that States must act to cut carbon emissions or be in breach of their obligations.
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Social care exodus: One in three social carers plan to leave sector

New research from Totaljobs reveals one in three (37%) social carers are looking to leave the sector within the next five years in a social care exodus.
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The evolving workplace: How the digital economy has expanded boundaries

Cyrus Gilbert-Rolfe, EMEA MD SocialChorus explains the nature of the evolving workplace in terms of how the digital economy has expanded boundaries and driven a fundamental shift in the nature of business.
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Procurement: Making bench contracts work

David Mann, Managing Director, dxw digital shares his expert thoughts on making bench contracts work, including the UK Government’s G-Cloud and Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS) frameworks.
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A new turn in the search for the origin of life

Professor Friedemann Freund, SETI Institute, explores a fascinating new discovery in the search for the origin of life, here.
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Is Smart Working contributing to employee unhappiness?

According to a survey by the Personal Group, there has been a 20% drop in workplace happiness over the past three years. Alison White, at PLACEmaking discusses if Smart Working has contributed to this.
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Nanomaterials: Laser ablation in liquid environment (LALE) technique

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group focuses on nanomaterials by looking at the challenges and opportunities around the laser ablation in liquid environment (LALE) technique, including an overall perspective.

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