Month: <span>August 2020</span>

Whether it’s phishing, Trojan Horses or a DDoS attack, cyber crime is getting more and more complex and efficient

All of which is obviously concerning, but have you ever wondered how hackers actually make their money?

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The UK has lurched into recession again – essentially its second in a decade, following the financial crisis of the late 2000s. The UK has been hit by a recession in every decade since the 1950s, but this latest one is the worst in history. Let’s take a look at what makes a recession, and whether this ‘coronavirus recession’ could see a number of businesses leave the UK for bases overseas.

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Technology is evolving faster than at any time in history, and if we’re not yet quite living in a sci-fi version of ‘the future’, we’re certainly staring at a new frontier that is being driven by automation, data intelligence and technological advancements.

And while progress should never be halted, we’re in serious danger of putting ourselves out of jobs – data driven intelligence is delivering digital transformation for all sectors and will eliminate various existing jobs between this decade and the next.

Many jobs humans do today which are slow and filled with errors, will be replaced by intelligent systems, whether in form of robots or computerised devices – will your job be one of them?

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The coronavirus lockdown has meant more people have been working from home than ever before. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that almost half of all of people in employment (47%) did some work at home during April 2020, the vast majority of which (86%) did so as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

But if you were told you had the chance to work from home  indefinitely, what would be your main motivation for working remotely? To avoid the commute? To get away from the office politics? To improve your work/life balance?

There are all sorts of reasons over 4 million of us choose to work outside of the office Рa study from Together Mutual Insurance has just taken a closer look at why telecommuting is becoming ever more popular, as well as some of our work from home habits.

Here’s what it found…

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