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Hungary’s Orbán becomes a de-facto dictator

Hungary Dictator

What happened? The Hungarian parliament has voted in the face of the coronavirus pandemic to allow the government of Victor Orbán to rule by decree indefinitely. This decree gives the prime minister free rein to combat the virus but raises questions as to how it will be used.  The decree, which passed with a two-thirds …

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Pass Me The Remote: How COVID-19 is affecting Televised Media

There has been an age old saying that life imitates art. However, the ongoing pandemic presents an argument for the opposite. Television content has continued to evolve during the darkest periods of history and the current health crisis proves the industry remains resilient.  According to Johns Hopkins Universities Coronavirus Research Center, the virus has claimed …

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Coronavirus and the increase of cybersecurity risks

ransomware, cyber crime, malware

Three things are certain on this earth: the first is death, the second is taxes and the third is that the modern workplace cannot survive without technology. Technology has normally been referred to as a drain on resources by high ranking officials however, it is now the driving force that is supporting the economy, if …

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COVID-19 : More trouble for the retail sector?

shopping, fashion, purchasing

The UK government introduced various measures to financially support companies that are struggling due to COVID-19. One of the measures is the three-month moratorium (ban) on tenant eviction for non-payment of rent. The government has also provided £330bn worth of loans to support businesses and encourage borrowing during this difficult time. However, we’ve seen several …

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The £12 billion merger of Sainsbury’s and ASDA and its effects on the grocery ecosystem

Asda Sainsburys merger

Background: With the uncertainty associated with Brexit and little growth in the supermarket sector, chains have been seeking new sources of revenue. In April 2018, an announcement detailing the potential merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda was released, creating hype on what could be the biggest shake-up in grocery retail in the UK market since Morrison’s …

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Why Free Trade Zones may not be the magical solution to Brexit’s economic woes

brexit, eu, european

Immingham, Lincolnshire is a relatively unknown town with a grand population of 9,641. The small town features very average architecture and a rather unremarkable shoreline. By the sounds of it, Immingham is an unmemorable town with every reason to be ignored by the rest of the British population. So why – of all places – …

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Guest Article: The Importance of People in Organisations

social media, personal, social networks

In the beginning, the sole purpose for creating and conducting business was purely financial this can be seen in pictures of traditional Tunisian markets in 1899. Shopkeepers would aim to simply supply their products to the customers who demanded it, both were mutually exclusive. Fast forward to today’s business world where massive expeditions and conferences …

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