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During election campaigns we often hear arguments for changes to consumer, employment and immigration laws. At Absolute Translations we focus our energy and expertise on helping clients abide by those laws. The accepted way to prepare paperwork for official use in the UK and abroad is to have it certified. When different countries follow different legal…

Deal or No Deal?

This week saw the publication of an interesting report on merger and acquisition activity from the global accounting and business advisory firm Moore Stephens. The report tells us that a quarter of the M&A negotiations in Britain in 2016 fell through. And the number of these negotiations was down almost 20% year on year to…

Business Class

These are interesting times for the travel industry. Whether you’re pondering travel restrictions, price increases or the development of mobile apps that could streamline your corporate booking process, things are moving quickly. This doesn’t just affect travel and hospitality companies. It affects all of us who use their services. That was clear from the range…

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City lights

Delegates at this week’s IoT Expo at Olympia took time to discuss the cities of tomorrow. These cities are close enough for us to see. We can see their lights, and they dazzle us. Not satisfied with having our lives made easier, safer and more fulfilling by the use of smart devices, we see a…

An Internet of People

Online activity dominates our lives to such an extent that it’s easy to forget just how early we are in its development. Exhibitors and visitors at IoT Global this week are attempting to draw up a road map for global connectivity in the years ahead, and while there are indicators to follow, nothing is set…

Start me up

SME innovation is the lifeblood of an economy, and each January offers two high profile showcases of that talent. On the 23rd and 24th IoT Global brings together buyers, sellers, manufacturers and investors over two days that will help shape our understanding of the IoT ecosystem. And we’ve already had our appetites whetted at CES 2017 in…

Somebody else’s job?

Next week’s IoT Tech Expo at Olympia brings together an impressive list of industry leaders and thought leaders, ready to debate the significance and the future of the Internet of Things. One thing sure to be discussed is the impact on the employment market. Not only in job creation – although that is a very…

A century ago the automotive industry changed our way of life. Within a few short years, cars became widely affordable, spin-off industries sprang up to support manufacturing and the transport infrastructure we know today began to take shape. The industry has hardly stood still since then, of course, but the changes facing manufacturers and consumers…

Motor Racing teams tend to play by the same rules. One team, two drivers, identical equipment.But the same cars produce different lap times and achieve different results, because it matters who’s behind the wheel. One driver will have an edge on another in raw speed, in aggression, in performance. That’s driving. That’s life.As every exhibitor…

Ten billion reasons

Sailing and maritime products and services are supplied by over 5,000 businesses in Britain, employing 90,000 people and generating annual turnover of £10 billion. There’s no doubting the quality and innovation that lights up the sector, but 21st century business leaders need to be as agile in their communication and payment strategies as they are…