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UK tech reacts to the arrival of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive


Inbound investment into UK tech ‘reaches 10 year high’


Starling Bank expands to Ireland as it eyes Europe

Press Releases

‘Connected finance’ app Curve hits £50m spend ahead of UK launch
“Coffee, networking and productivity”: Workspace disruptor ‘Lounge’ launches in London
Kompli-Global’s Technology Will Make Life Harder for Money Launderers


AI public sector

UK ‘tops innovation ranking’ despite Brexit concerns
posted on June 1, 2017

The UK’s startup ecosystem continues to “flourish” ahead of its European counterparts despite uncertainty posed by last year’s Brexit vote, a new report on global disruption has found.


5 startups using tech to disrupt the retail landscape
posted on April 7, 2017

We take a look at 5 startups harnessing emerging technologies to disrupt the retail space and enhance customer experiences.

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Innovation: 4 steps to getting your idea off the ground
posted on April 6, 2017

Nick Kerigan, managing director future payments at Barclaycard, explains how tech startup founders can get their visions past the drawing board.


5 UK firms innovating in the events sector
posted on February 20, 2017

We take a look at the UK’s EventTech scene and assess major investments, innovations, disruptions and developments.


How UK tech can compete on the global stage
posted on February 15, 2017

Angus Horner, director of science and innovation centre Harwell Campus, explores how UK tech innovation can continue to grow in the 21st century.

Startup & corporate

2017: New year, new opportunities for corporate innovation
posted on January 13, 2017

Tom Salmon, co-founder of corporate innovation firm The Bakery, outlines how corporates can learn from startups to innovate in 2017.


Top tech stats: Tech in Manchester, post-Brexit innovation spending & more
posted on November 26, 2016

Beth Daniel brings your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to the UK tech industry.

Tech collaboration

Clusters are at the heart of the creative economy
posted on November 18, 2016

Charles Armstrong, social entrepreneur and founder of The Trampery, explores the importance of tech companies working in clusters.

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British Airways CEO: Corporate accelerators need the startups that don’t want them
posted on November 3, 2016

Alex Cruz, chief executive at British Airways, explores why corporate accelerators need to attract startups that don’t necessarily want them in order to maximise innovation.

Brexit: The challenges and opportunities for UK FinTech
posted on October 26, 2016

Steve Gibson, CEO of Euclid Opportunities, looks at what Brexit will mean for the UK’s FinTech firms.


Report: UK construction industry ripe for tech disruption
posted on October 19, 2016

Investing in technology is imperative if the construction industry is to meet the UK’s housing needs, according to a report.

Why open sourcing your software is a smart business decision
posted on August 3, 2016

Teemu Turunen, social responsibility lead at digital innovation consultancy Futurice, explores why open sourcing is a good business decision.

Editor's picks

UK tech reacts to the arrival of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive
posted 3 hours ago

Inbound investment into UK tech ‘reaches 10 year high’
posted 4 hours ago

Starling Bank

Starling Bank expands to Ireland as it eyes Europe
posted 8 hours ago

FinTech startup Yoyo Wallet gets £12m to expand across Europe
posted 10 hours ago

Survey: 22% of female tech founders not heard by male investors
posted 11 hours ago

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Your employer brand: How to be more attractive to tech professionals
posted on June 25, 2017