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Know Your Rights Before Buying and Cancelling Bargain Holidays

13 Feb 2019
Know Your Rights Before Buying and Cancelling Bargain Holidays
Many of us often turn to the internet to plan and book our trip, but how can we be sure we are getting the best deal? To make sure the country’s holidaymakers are being treated fairly, new regulations have been established by The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that will ban online travel websites from promoting misleading sales tactics, applying hidden charges and other unsavoury practices.

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Sedgwick leads the way using AI in flooring claims

13 Feb 2019
Sedgwick leads the way using AI in flooring claims
Sedgwick - a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions has launched a new AI-powered flooring recognition and validation service.

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Payments innovator FreedomPay expands European Team with appointment of Head of European Sales

04 Feb 2019
Payments innovator FreedomPay expands European Team with appointment of Head of European Sales
Payments Innovator, FreedomPay, the advanced payment platform for the entire commerce ecosystem has announced the addition of Kevin Carson to its sales team as Vice President, European Sales. In this role, Carson will be responsible for driving revenue growth and leading the sales business across the region.

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2018: £30m invested; 5 exits; £600m of deals. What’s coming to UK small business in 2019?

31 Jan 2019
2018: £30m invested; 5 exits; £600m of deals. What’s coming to UK small business in 2019?
YFM had predicted a year where Brexit and general uncertainty over slowing global growth might cloud events and perhaps dampen investment appetites. However, during 2018 YFM sold five investments to a mixture of overseas and private equity supported buyers ...

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Mobile Payments in Germany – could cashless and contactless become meaningless?

20 Aug 2018
Mobile Payments in Germany – could cashless and contactless become meaningless?
Instead of counting notes and coins or entering a PIN, smartphones have the potential to become a popular method of payment in Germany. Google Pay is already available in Germany, in theory, and Apple Pay plans to launch this year. But do the applications work and will Germans embrace mobile payments?

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Reality Check: Will ‘Smart Voice Assistants’ Revolutionise Our Shopping Behaviour?

09 Jul 2018
Reality Check: Will ‘Smart Voice Assistants’ Revolutionise Our Shopping Behaviour?
"What's the weather going to be like tomorrow?" "Play a Rolling Stones song" "What meetings do I have today?" These are just some of the most common requests made to smart voice assistants such as Amazon Echo (Alexa) and Google Home.

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DAS Launches New Suite of Commercial Products

09 Jul 2018
DAS Launches New Suite of Commercial Products
DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer, has launched a new suite of commercial products that will be available on the company’s new quote and buy web portal – DAS Connect – which goes live today.

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Carpenters MyClaim app sees 60% take-up rate from insurer and broker clients

14 Jun 2018
Carpenters MyClaim app sees 60% take-up rate from insurer and broker clients
National legal and insurance services provider Carpenters has launched MyClaim app for its insurance clients, enabling them to receive up-to-the-minute communication and submit instructions, information and documents quickly and conveniently through its portal.

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Scott Wilson, Ventiv Technology’s chief information security officer and data privacy officer, earns Fellow of Information Privacy designation

20 Apr 2018
Scott Wilson, Ventiv Technology’s chief information security officer and data privacy officer, earns Fellow of Information Privacy designation
Scott Wilson of Ventiv Technology has earned the highest level of accreditation available from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

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Reality Check: Invoices instead of smileys, will we soon be able to pay via WhatsApp?

10 Apr 2018
Reality Check: Invoices instead of smileys, will we soon be able to pay via WhatsApp?
WhatsApp is now firmly integrated into the everyday lives of millions of people across Europe. The question of where and when to have drinks or dinner is now often discussed and agreed through a WhatsApp group. Instead of a holiday postcard, images are shared immediately via the app. Making audio and video calls is another popular function of the app.

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