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UK blocks merger: Sainsbury’s and Asda would dominate market

The UK has blocked the Sainsbury's-Asda merger after investigation reveals that prices would increase, unfair trading methods could be used, and store closures would severely impact Northern Ireland.
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Green Consumption: Big data holds the key to sustainability

Chris Harris, Head of Project Delivery, Softwire, discusses why there needs to be a drive around harnessing and using big data effectively to educate consumers about green consumption.
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AI and data analytics projects announced by UK

The UK government announced 40 artificial intelligence and data analytics projects announced to boost productivity and improve customer service.
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Why did it take so long for UK cross-party collaboration over Brexit?

Simon Hill explores why a lack of cross-party collaboration is one of the biggest errors in the handling of Brexit over the past three years.
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Resourcing modern industries by responsive mining solutions

Kate Moore, Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter, discusses whether small mining operations can supply the raw materials for manufacturing of modern technologies.
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How is UK palm oil sustainability stopping deforestation?

In this article, the role of UK companies via palm oil sustainability is examined as part of the cure to animal extinction.
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Blockchain Innovation April 2019

In the latest Blockchain Innovation April edition, we discover why Switzerland has become the hub for blockchain businesses, the latest technology trends in hospitality for 2019 and how blockchain is enabling data to be shared.
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Product safety, supporting small business growth and implementing the Industrial Strategy

The work of the Office for Product Safety and Standards, which is part of the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), around product safety, supporting small business growth and implementing the Industrial Strategy vision of simplifying regulation are explored here.
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How does open source tech transform Government?

The purpose of government should be simple — serve the public — but the manner by which governments deliver services is often a complicated mess.
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UK unveils increase to National Living Wage

1.8 million workers will receive an additional £690 over the year from today: Read about the Increase to National Living Wage in the UK.
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High street crisis – Is it possible to avoid the demise of retailers?

RBR Advisory highlight how retailers can avoid closing down their business as empty shop windows become a regular occurrence during the high street crisis.
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G-Cloud 11 is open for supplier applications

The UK Government have re-opened their G-Cloud 11 for supplier applications: read more to find out what that means for your business.
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Blockchain: A revolution in marketing

Blockchain technology was perceived by many as a global revolution in many areas, as well as a tool used by drug dealers and smugglers.

Google fined £1.29 billion for abusive online advertising practices

The European Commission has fined Google £1.29 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules, due to abusive online advertising conduct for over 10 years.
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Blockchain and retail: A potential industry revolution

This article discusses the potential of blockchain and retail: could the technology be responsible for a profit increase for the sector in 2018?
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Creative Sector and UK government: A question of mutual support?

In this article, Erica Wolfe-Murray discusses the underexplored relationship between the Creative Sector and the UK government, urging the UK to focus on an often-ignored, increasingly powerful industry.
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Science and tech companies to attract 20,000 new R&D workers by 2023

Despite Brexit, a new report by Bidwells says Science and technology (S&T) companies are looking to attract 20,000 new R&D workers by 2023.
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SME manufacturers moving supplier base from EU to UK

From investment to turnover, recruitment to profits, forecasts are down for UK SME manufacturers as they divert valuable resources to manage Brexit uncertainty, says the national Manufacturing Barometer.
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10 reasons to become an ethical hacker

In this article, Damon Culbert explains how ethical hackers are cybersecurity experts who go head to head with cybercriminals: read his reasons why you should become an ethical hacker.
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Rise in foreign ownership of European companies

A continuous rise of foreign ownership of European companies in key sectors has been observed by the European Commission, according to a new Foreign Direct Investment report.

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