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17 Jun

Islamic Finance ‘Can Break Down Barriers to Achieving SDGs’

Last updated: Monday,17 June 2024 12:00 PM

A new report has identified opportunities presented by Islamic finance, highlighting practical examples of its usage from Malaysia, and outlining ways in can help in the achievement of SDGs.

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17 Jun

GenAI ‘Has More Than 18 Million Users in the UK'

Last updated: Monday,17 June 2024 12:00 PM

More than 18 million people in the UK have now used Generative AI (GenAI), according to Deloitte’s 2024 Digital Consumer Trends research, based on a survey of 4,150 UK adults aged 16-75.

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17 Jun

SMEs ‘Wouldn’t Last a Month’ if Vital Equipment Failed

Last updated: Monday,17 June 2024 12:00 PM

Over a quarter UK SMEs would not for a survive for more than a month if critical equipment malfunctioned, according to research by HSB UK and Ireland.

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10 Jun

IFRS and AfDB Join Forces on Sustainability

Last updated: Monday,10 June 2024 05:00 PM

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the IFRS Foundation have joined forces to promote sustainability-related disclosure practices in Africa.

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10 Jun

Calls for Simplification of Tax Rules

Last updated: Monday,10 June 2024 05:00 PM

A single set of rules governing all taxes could help make the UK’s tax administration system easier to navigate and less costly for taxpayers and advisers, legal experts have said.

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10 Jun

Don’t Neglect Cyber Security Basics, Information Commissioner Warns

Last updated: Monday,10 June 2024 05:00 PM

UK organisations need to beef up their cyber security measures and improve the protection around the personal information they hold – with the finance sector reporting the most cyber attacks in 2023.

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04 Jun

AI Driving Productivity Growth, says New PwC Report

Last updated: Tuesday,04 June 2024 12:00 PM

Sectors exposed to AI are seeing a huge increase in productivity, with UK employers willing to pay 14% wage premium for jobs that require AI skills, according to PwC.

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04 Jun

More Nations Agree to Integrate ISSB Standards into Sustainability Disclosures

Last updated: Tuesday,04 June 2024 11:00 AM

More than 20 countries encompassing over half of the global economy have now integrated or plan to integrate the ISSB standards into mandatory sustainability disclosures for companies.

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