Augmented reality tech

Along with artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition, Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the big technology trends this year. Mobile point of sale, using a smartphone or tablet to take payment for goods and services, is now pretty well established. AR is the...

Controlling your business costs

Your bottom line is one of the most important numbers in your business. You’re constantly striving to improve it, because if you’re not driving your revenue up, and if you’re not growing, you’re dying. That being said, one of the biggest factors that can help improve...

Smart Contracts

As blockchain technology continues to evolve, we are hearing more and more about so-called “smart contracts”. Smart contracts utilise blockchain technology in order to self-execute. A smart contract is an agreement between two people in the form of computer code. They...

Tax relief for energy saving technology

For a number of years there has been a generous 100% tax break for businesses that install energy saving technology in their premises. This is in addition to the £200,000 annual investment allowance for plant and machinery. The technology that qualifies for this 100%...

Managing the gig economy

The so-called “gig economy” is starting to change the way we think about our workforce. As the world of work becomes more flexible, an increasing number of professionals are opting to become independent contractors who market their skills to businesses, for as long as...