It may well have seemed the stuff of science fiction when we were growing up, but increasingly we are exposed to robotic technology, machine learning or artificial intelligence (AI) in some form or another in our work and personal lives.
At a time of disruption, digital technology is revolutionising the way the UK economy operates. We are seeing this reflected in the workplace as business models evolve as a response to rapid innovation. No matter your industry, sector, product or service, it’s likely you’ll be faced with digital challenges involving a dependence on new digital skillsets.
If you are a small to medium business, there’s around a 1 in 2 chance you will experience a cybersecurity breach at some point. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t take measures to reduce that chance with proper security enhancements and education.
Chamber business leaders from across the United Kingdom have today written to the Prime Minister calling for a renewed focus on tackling the barriers to growth and investment in the United Kingdom - and a radical plan for action.
The business landscape is notoriously disruptive, volatile and unpredictable. And for businesses to withstand this level of uncertainty, it’s not enough to simply have the best product, the best price, or even the best service.
Giving his reaction to the Autumn Budget, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
I don’t know if it’s one of those British things, but talking about ‘culture’ is something we do in a strangulated whisper, as though someone’s got their hands up our back squeezing the syllables out of us.
As part of our business support offer, we officially launch the Autumn / Winter ERDF business growth workshops.
Colworth Park, a science park which offers a collaborative environment for its occupiers to share and develop new ideas, is home to a new cybersecurity venture – Colworth Solutions.