Financial reports, financial reporting, financial regulation, technology

20 February, 2018

Smarter regulatory reporting consultation launched

Views on how technology can make it easier for firms to meet their regulatory reporting requirements and improve the quality of the information they provide are being sought by the UK’s Financial Co...
digital communication, digital technology, digital boardroom

7 February, 2018

Sustainable business begins with digital boardrooms

There are many economic and political reasons why businesses adopt sustainability policies, from reducing the risk of reputational damage through to ensuring continuity of supply and, of course, adher...
Brainloop, board communication, board packs

7 February, 2018

How good board communication can mitigate risk

As corporate scandals continue to emerge, company boards are increasingly in the spotlight about their knowledge, understanding and decision-making processes when dealing with problems in the business...
artificial intelligence, AI, robotics

26 January, 2018

Artificial Intelligence: the ethical dimension

The must-have Christmas gift—at least with my savvy friends—was a virtual assistant. Whether it was Alexa, Siri or Cortana, the future world of accessible artificial intelligence (AI) is in our ho...
fraud, tax fraud, VAT fraud

15 January, 2018

Reported fraud in the UK soars to more than £2bn

The total value of fraud in the UK has risen by 538% to £2.11bn in the past 15 years, and was up by 6.5% in 2017 from £1.99bn in 2016, new research shows. The study by accountancy firm BDO LLP, ...
artificial intelligence, robotics, AI, technology

12 January, 2018

Ethics institute reveals principles for safe use of AI

Business leaders can play a role in "minimising" the risk of ethical failures stemming from ...
Eric Schmidt, Alphabet, Google

22 December, 2017

Eric Schmidt steps down as chairman of Google owner

Eric Schmidt is to step down as executive chairman of Alphabet, the company which owns Google—the world's most influential tech company. Alphabet announced yesterday that Schmidt would end his 17...
Microchips, IT, technology, data

11 December, 2017

Boards must improve tech knowledge as “adaptation is critical” for future

Boards must consider oversight—and their skill levels—when it comes to managing new technology and innovation in their business, according to a report by the Association of Chartered Certified Acc...
Gunilla Fransson, Net Insight

1 December, 2017

Long-serving Fransson takes chair at Net Insight

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Daniel Schmid, SAP, sustainability

24 November, 2017

Sustaining momentum: Daniel Schmid, SAP

“Put yourself in my shoes,” says Daniel Schmid. “It couldn’t be better.” The chief sustaina...