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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
HCL Announce Merger in US
India's fourth largest software services firm HCL Technologies announced it will acquire US based Urban Fulfilment Services (UFS) for up to $30 million in cash.

Tech Benefits Must be Shared
The UK needs to make sure that the dividends of machine learning are shared with everyone in society according to the country’s top researchers in the field.

Energy Firms Face Price Cap
The Conservatives have begun firing shots at energy companies in recent days after a promise for ‘muscular’ action turned out to be a price cap.

CBI Notes Export Increase
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has reported that export orders rose to a six-year high while optimism about foreign orders increased at the fastest rate in 43 years.

Monday, April 24, 2017
Macron Vs Le Pen
In the race to be the President of France, only two candidates remain.

Workers Welcome AI
According to a recent survey from Adecco Group, 48% of employees believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will positively affect them by helping them achieve a more flexible working structure.

Deloitte Confirms Consumer Confidence Dip
According to Deloitte, consumer confidence in the UK economy has dipped in the first quarter as rising prices put pressure on households.

IMF Drops Protectionist Vow
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has dropped its commitment to ’resist all forms of protectionism from its most recent statement, suggesting the Fund’s commitment to global trade is waning.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
DDC Outsourcing Expands Operations
DDC OS have announced the opening of a second office in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, due to continued growth.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Lifelong Learning Encouraged
A new report from the Charted Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) has suggested that a lack of training and digital skills is leaving the UK with a skills gap.

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