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ASK Partners reaches £45m milestone with unique property platform
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ASK Partners has facilitated over £45m in exchanges through its unique secondary market platform for high-net-worth property investors.
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Zayo Group launches Waves on Demand for fast fibre network activation
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Zayo Group revolutionises the fibre network industry in Europe with the launch of 'Waves on Demand', enabling customers to activate bandwidth within five working days, significantly less than the industry standard of over 30 days.
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Canadian ISA Cybersecurity launches first UK operation in London
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In response to rising cybercrime rates, Canada's leading cybersecurity firm, ISA Cybersecurity, expands its array of esteemed detection and recovery services to the UK, marking its first operation outside Canada.
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LeapXpert reveals Maxen, a GenAI app to boost client communication
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LeapXpert introduces GenAI application, Maxen, envisioned to revolutionise client communications and enhance the productivity of relationship managers, with the official launch set in March 2024.
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Job flexibility key for UK prospects, Hampshire tops in WFH salaries
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A study by electronic retailer Currys found that four out of ten Britons would avoid job applications without described flexibility, with IT, finance, and sales offering the best chances for versatile roles.
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AI & student feedback focus at London education conference
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The annual Student Voices in Higher Education Conference explores AI's influence on student feedback and institutional success at BMA House,.
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Innovate UK hosts cyber security demo for top industry investors
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Disruptive cyber security prototypes to be unveiled at Innovate UK's industry-leading CyberASAP Demo Day, offering investors a peek into the future of UK's cyber defence industry.
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UK government launches £1.5m campaign to boost tech sector
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Tech Secretary Michelle Donelan announces a £1.5m government campaign to stimulate investment in UK science and technology startups.
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HireHigher expands talent scheme to address digital skills shortage
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HireHigher extends its Rising Stars Program to seven more schools to address skills shortage in the data industry, citing plans to facilitate career-defining opportunities for young professionals.
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Australian retail media giant Zitcha expands into London
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Australian retail media giant, Zitcha, advances into Europe by launching London office, aiming to capitalise on rapid maturation of the European retail media market.
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BT wins £26m deal to deliver gigabit broadband to schools
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BT has secured a £26m deal to supply gigabit broadband to 650+ primary schools in hard-to-reach parts of England.
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Civo acquires GitOps platform Kubefirst in strategic cloud move
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London's Civo acquires GitOps powered platform Kubefirst in a strategic move to further simplify cloud computing, while ensuring Kubefirst's open-source software version stays intact.
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Payhawk to boost London workforce by 44% following revenue spike
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digital banking
UK fintech company Payhawk aims to expand its London team by 44% following a successful year and the acquisition of its UK EMI Licence.
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IWD 2024: Forging the path – The inspirational stories of women codebreakers
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dei
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cybersecurity
In celebration of IWD 2024, we share compelling tales of unsung female codebreakers of WWII, laying the groundwork for today's women in cybersecurity.
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Sabio leadership: My journey of growth and inspiration
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The Sabio CEO recounts the company's rise from a small UK-based team to a global leader in contact centre solutions, predicated on innovation and a strong people-centred ethos.
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Gallagher Security wins top OSPA award for second year running
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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Warwick-based Gallagher Security has won the Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer Award for the second year at the 2024 OSPAs, recognised for its innovative approach to global security solutions.
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BlueVoyant expands Supply Chain Defence with AI risk monitoring solution
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
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London-based BlueVoyant expands its supply chain defence capabilities with a new AI-driven Business Risk Monitoring solution, broadening beyond just cyber risk management.
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IPI becomes first UK Avaya partner with cloud specialisation accreditation
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
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cloud services
IPI, a London-based tech firm, becomes the first UK partner to receive Avaya's cloud specialisation accreditation, places the tech firm in a unique position to assist businesses transitioning to Avaya's cloud-based platform.
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Exclusive: How Orbus is creating the path to digital transformation
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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digital transformation
London-based Orbus is redefining the global digital landscape, with CEO Gareth Burton leading the company's mission to help businesses navigate complex digital transformations.
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EU Parliament advances on groundbreaking AI Act
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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cloud services
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microsoft
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European Parliament's core groups ratified a landmark AI Act, potentially forming the world's first legislation on artificial intelligence technology usage, ahead of April's vote.
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Lotame unveils 'Collaborate' to boost data collaboration as cookies decline
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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Lotame announces new tool from London designed to aid digital marketers' data collaboration efforts as third-party cookies are phased out, while also bolstering data privacy compliance.
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Rimini Street's annual charity grant programme comes to London
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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Rimini Street selects London, UK, as the next beneficiary of its yearly philanthropic programme, the RMNI Love Charitable Grant Programme, bringing £50,000 worth of grants to local charities in 2024.
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VeUP appoints Cheryl Powell as new Head of HR amid ambitious growth
Tue, 20th Feb 2024
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martech
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london
VeUP appoints Cheryl Powell as its new Head of HR to bolster the tech consultancy's leadership team amidst its creative growth, investing and rising industry acclaim.
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BlackLine hires Sumit Johar as new global Chief Information Officer
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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Digital finance transformation leader, BlackLine, appoints tech industry veteran Sumit Johar as new Chief Information Officer, leveraging his SaaS acumen and AI knowledge.