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Half of UK business leaders expecting inflation to get worse in the next 12 months

UK businesses expect to be hit the hardest by inflation, according to new research from Taulia. Nearly half (48%) of UK businesses expect inflation to get worse in the next 12 months, higher than businesses in Germany (42%), Singapore (35%) and the US (21%).  The findings come at a time...


Why sweating your assets no longer makes financial sense 

Sweating your IT assets beyond the average three-year lifespan may have made financial sense 10 years ago, when businesses were looking to keep a lid on costs for as long as possible before investing in a hardware refresh, but today this is no longer a feasible option.  “We’re...


Nearly half of UK businesses missed a 2022 financial target amid economic uncertainty 

As the economic downturn becomes more severe and a recession looms, inaccurate financial projections will put businesses at risk more than ever. A new survey conducted by Gong, a leading revenue intelligence platform, finds that 44% of UK businesses missed their earning targets at some point this...


Number of newly incorporated UK businesses sees uptick in 2022, despite challenging economy

Analysis of data from Companies House reveals 774,420 new businesses were registered in the UK last year, up 3.5% from 2021. The number of new UK businesses incorporated in the full year of 2022 was also 19% higher than five years previously, according to analysis of Companies House data by B2B...


M&S India revamps its loyalty programme to merge with ‘Sparks’ 

Marks & Spencer India has announced its revamped loyalty programme, ‘Sparks’, as part of the global rollout of the international loyalty programme. Launching across India and 25 targeted online markets including the  USA  and  Australia, the expansion...


Businesses adjust spend and look for ways to save costs and control their finances 

James Gibson, Revolut Business General Manager, speaks to us about finance in business and how organisations can save costs.  Businesses today are faced with increasingly difficult decisions as they try – quite literally – to keep the lights on.  Spend data from Revolut...


OneConnect expands its presence in the Middle East 

 OneConnect Financial Technology, a leading Technology-as-a-Service provider, has announced that it will help develop the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) SME Financing Platform, an integrated digital finance marketplace that will transform the financing services landscape for SMEs in...


Finance and IT leaders reveal top barriers to digital finance transformation 

Workday has published the results of its latest survey, which examines the state of Digital Transformation in finance, how these efforts are impacted by finance and IT and how CFO-CIO alignment is central to transformation success.   The survey of 1,060 finance and IT leaders found a...


92% of APAC CFOs allow employees to work from anywhere

Globalization Partners (G-P) – a leading global employment platform that makes it fast, simple and compliant for companies to hire anyone, anywhere – has announced CFO research that reveals more than seven out of 10 CFOs around the world (72%) are concerned about wages rising to...


Five keys to a great e-commerce strategy in 2022 

In today’s world, a strong e-commerce strategy is vital for the success of retail brands and businesses hoping to maintain their spot in the market. Shahid Nizami, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan, ActiveCampaign, speaks to us about how companies can create a successful...


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