Tag Archives: Economy

18Jul/22

The Cost of Living Crisis: The Human Impact

People around the world are facing increasing pressures on their day-to-day lives. Food, energy bills and living costs are rocketing as inflation reaches record levels due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and rising global instability.

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has spoken to people living in 18 countries around the world in an attempt to gauge the human impact of the crisis.
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01Jul/22

GoCardless to acquire open banking platform Nordigen, combining broad open banking connectivity with bank payment expertise

GoCardless, the global leader in direct bank payments, has announced its plans to acquire Nordigen, the freemium open banking data provider, as it builds on its vision to become the world’s bank payment network. GoCardless will incorporate Nordigen’s next-generation open banking connectivity — offering the widest coverage in Europe, connecting to more than 2,300 banks in 31 countries — into its account-to-account network. Continue reading

27Jun/22

Workers’ rights: how a landmark UN decision on safety and health will actually affect employees

Huw Thomas, University of Bristol

In what has been called the “biggest moment for workers’ rights in a quarter of a century”, the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted a safe and healthy work environment as one of its five fundamental principles and rights at work for all at its June 2022 international conference. This is the first extension of workers’ human rights in almost 25 years and it means governments must now commit to respect and promote the right to a safe and healthy working environment.

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24Jun/22

Kahoot! included in Euronext Tech Leaders

Kahoot!, the global learning and engagement platform company, today announced that Kahoot! has been selected as a Euronext Tech Leader, Euronext’s new initiative to highlight high-growth and leading companies in the European tech space which have been selected by meeting a specific set of financial and non-financial criteria. Kahoot! is included as one of only nine featured companies in the software sector. Continue reading

24Jun/22

3D Cloud™ by Marxent Launches Interactive 3D Sectional Sofa Configurator for E-commerce


Today 3D Cloud™ by Marxent, the leader in 3D e-commerce for furniture and home improvement, announced the launch of the all-new 3D Sectional Sofa Configurator for E-commerce, the company’s newest 3D visual configuration app for online and hybrid furniture retailers. Continue reading