Britain’s economy rests on the shoulders of small businesses and sole traders which account for over 90 per cent of the UK’s private sector businesses. However, research carried out by professional services marketplace Bidvine.com has produced the surprising discovery that micro enterprise in the UK is being driven by the humble pen and paper rather than cutting edge technology.
NEW DELHI: Pentium is mightier than pen - at last the government's army of data collectors have admitted to this. July will see the first data collection exercise ever that will substitute pen-and-paper with computing technology (tablets in this case), and this is a first step in what will be a quick digitisation of this vast government programme. July's first quarterly Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) will be conducted by researchers using tablets, and guided by what's known as computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) technique.
Le Pen has been gaining ground in France and the markets are noticing, but I increasingly fear that markets are becoming too dismissive of the potential consequences of a Le Pen victory as markets have taken away the wrong lessons from Brexit and Trump.
PANAJI: Chinese telecom firm Huawei will add panic button or SOS option in all its Honor brand smartphones in India from next month. "Government wants all mobile phones to have panic button option or SOS feature. We are the first one to do it. The SOS feature will be available in all our phones selling in India from next month," Huawei India Research and Development Lead Architect Valluri Kumar said on first anniversary event of Honor in India.
Despite this, and advances in modern collaboration technology, new research from Epson UK reveals that pens, paper and white-boards still form the creative backbone of young British businesses, with 82 per cent relying on them on a daily basis.