Recession will be ‘hard to avoid’ as stagflation risks rise

Marion Steward

The World Bank warned Tuesday that the global economy faces the risk of dreaded “stagflation,” with this combination of high inflation and low growth tipping some countries into recession. “The war in Ukraine, lockdowns in China, supply-chain disruptions, and the risk of stagflation are hammering growth. For many countries, recession […]

Tech Gives Rise To Freelance Consulting Boom

Marion Steward

Working From Home AdobeStock_331412728 There are many factors driving the Great Resignation, but a shifting power dynamic in today’s labor market tops them all. With more bargaining chips at their disposal and significantly improved technology to help them re-imagine their career paths, workers are reexamining the value of their skills. […]

The rise of Banking-as-a-Service | World Finance

Marion Steward

&nbsp Author: Paddy Vishani, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Yobota February 7, 2022 For years, we have witnessed the steady rise of fintech companies and neo-banks as financial services are increasingly becoming digitalised. Demand for open banking is growing as more people discover how free access to their banking data can generate […]

Tech consultants in demand amid rise in online working

Marion Steward

Technology was once a specialism that company executives left mostly to their IT departments. But the upheaval in working practices during the pandemic, and the acceleration of the shift to doing business online, have put digital transformation firmly on the boardroom agenda. “Our clients are not so much the IT […]