Business & Industry

The decentralized web: Everything you need to know

Nowadays, there's no doubt about how much our lives revolve online - even if you're just reading this on your phone while on public transportation, you'll still need an Internet connection to access it.

It becomes so pervasive in everyday life that we seldom stop and think, "how does my website know what I'm looking for?" or even "who owns this website?" That’s the reason why...

The top germ hotspot in Britain’s offices is the mouse

Office germ hotspots revealed

New research by leading international brand of professional cleaning materials Chicopee has revealed the germ hotspots in Britain’s offices.

COVID-19 and the long term effects of the pandemic has meant that businesses are all becoming more conscious of keeping communal areas safe for workers returning to the office. With many office workers returning to the workplace, at least on a...

Men’s data is seen to be worth more money than women’s at 18 million vs 17 million

How Much Your Personal Data Is Worth To Companies

In 2001 users generated around £1.45 worth of ad revenue, and now 20 years later, this has increased to £26 per user – a staggering 1,800% increase. Men’s data is seen to be worth more money than women’s at 18 million vs 17 million and if you’re between the ages of 18-24, companies are willing to pay 60% more for your data!

In 2018, 47% of people in the UK said they were concerned...

Using modern technology to boost plant growth sustainably

Governments around the world as now directing their attentions towards climate change. With the impact of global warming being classified as an emergency the need to move towards sustainable farming methods is a high a priority as it has ever been. Traditional farming methods are known to leave a sizeable environmental footprint in terms of pollution from fertilisers, damage caused to soil...

Best Technology for Engineers to Learn

Engineers perform a wide variety of tasks, but they are creators in their own right at the end of the day. There are various tools, from data analysis to visualisation tools, which will help engineers in their careers. Here’s a look at some of the best tools, software, and other technologies that engineers should know.

Hardware Tools

There are a few key items that engineers should...

Employees in the marketing industry have the most money spent on them

Perks of the job: The industries spending most on their employees!

Employees in the marketing industry have the most money spent on them through perks per year, according to a new study1 by Cartwright and Butler .

To uncover which industries are the most giving, it has been revealed that marketing professionals have an average of £1,179.56 spent per person per year. This is followed by financial/professional service employees (£1,091.60 p/y) and...

3 Tips for planning the next social gathering for your workmates

Getting together with work friends can be a great way to build team comradery and bond as colleagues. However, planning a social gathering that everyone will enjoy can prove to be quite the challenge sometimes. When you are the one designated to make the plans, you might feel a bit of pressure to come up with a plan that everyone will enjoy.

There could be people in the group who are...

Ten weeks preparation for successfully passing a PMP certification exam

The PMP certification exam is different from the exams launched by schools. To pass the exam, you cannot rely on reciting the exam content but understand the concepts listed in the textbook, PMBOK, the best practices, guidance, and the framework of project management.

The target of candidates is to acquire a PMI PMP certificate. However, due to the lack of project management...

Nearly half of all plastic waste generated in the UK each year is from packaging

Nearly half of all plastic waste generated in the UK each year is from packaging

Online shopping accounted for 20% of all retail sales in the UK in January last year, but as millions turned to it for everything from the most basic items to luxury purchases, the number has almost doubled in 2021 to 36%. This means that packaging waste has drastically increased, with nearly half of all plastic waste generated in the UK each year from packaging.

Collecting recent...

The survey shows the extent to which a lack of flexible new roles has held back women's career progression in the past.

Women optimistic that more new flexible jobs could open up work options

Seventy-three per cent of working mums are optimistic that Covid-19 will mean more flexible jobs being advertised, with three quarters saying they would be more likely to change jobs as a result, according to workingmums.co.uk's annual survey.

The survey shows the extent to which a lack of flexible new roles has held back women's career progression in the past. Many felt that working...

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