Financial services industry set for AI overhaul

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> AI will be crucial for better understanding user intent, providing tailored content recommendations, and streamlining how firms manage information. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to play a central role in the future of financial services, and advisors are already recognising the potential this tech has to offer – a resounding 98% believe AI will […]

Tech Nation to close as funding is sent to Barclays

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Tech Nation, the government-backed agency that has helped 5,000 technology companies to develop and grow, is closing its doors at the end of March, saying that it cannot continue without government funding. Launched in 2011 by then prime minister David Cameron, Tech Nation said it had decided its operations were not viable […]

The Business Champion Awards ‘Sustainable Business’ finalists are released …

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> These finalists are making the UK a more sustainable and conscious place to do business. Taking care of our planet and future generations should be on every business’ agenda. It takes a lot of effort to be eco-innovative – it’s not something that happens over night. Every element of the supply chain […]

Private equity payday for Mowgli Street Food boss Nisha Katona

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> A former barrister who became a television chef and restaurateur has cooked up a multimillion-pound fortune with the sale of a stake in Mowgli Street Food, her Indian casual dining chain, to private equity. Nisha Katona, 51, founder and chief executive of Mowgli, is selling a significant stake to TriSpan with debt […]

Barclays ‘banking pods’ to pop up in shopping centres

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Barclays plans to launch a string of “banking pods” after recently announcing more branch closures. The bank said it will expand its “flexible banking formats” in response to changing customer needs. The plans include the launch of new banking pods, which will be purpose-built, semi-permanent structures in locations such as shopping centres […]

Barclays ‘banking pods’ to pop up in shopping centres

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Barclays plans to launch a string of “banking pods” after recently announcing more branch closures. The bank said it will expand its “flexible banking formats” in response to changing customer needs. The plans include the launch of new banking pods, which will be purpose-built, semi-permanent structures in locations such as shopping centres […]

Barclays ‘banking pods’ to pop up in shopping centres

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Barclays plans to launch a string of “banking pods” after recently announcing more branch closures. The bank said it will expand its “flexible banking formats” in response to changing customer needs. The plans include the launch of new banking pods, which will be purpose-built, semi-permanent structures in locations such as shopping centres […]

How is each train operator affected by the latest rail strikes?

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Many train firms will not run any services on Wednesday or Friday as Britain’s train services will be decimated by strike action on two days this week. Train driver members of Aslef and the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) will walk out on Wednesday and Friday in a long-running dispute over pay, […]

How is each train operator affected by the latest rail strikes?

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Many train firms will not run any services on Wednesday or Friday as Britain’s train services will be decimated by strike action on two days this week. Train driver members of Aslef and the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) will walk out on Wednesday and Friday in a long-running dispute over pay, […]

How is each train operator affected by the latest rail strikes?

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Many train firms will not run any services on Wednesday or Friday as Britain’s train services will be decimated by strike action on two days this week. Train driver members of Aslef and the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) will walk out on Wednesday and Friday in a long-running dispute over pay, […]