Economics

Is statistical ignorance choking us?

The Covid-19 pandemic has made it brutally clear that politicians struggle to understand simple statistics. But they are not alone – too many businesspeople are also ignorant of basic statistical methods, or accept the integrity of sources unquestioningly. Such misunderstandings can easily damage profits or growth prospects in your company, given the increasing reliance on

By |2023-12-21T12:41:45+00:00October 20th, 2020|Economics|Comments Off on Is statistical ignorance choking us?

Don’t get burned by zero-based budgeting

As the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc across global economies, companies are cutting costs ruthlessly to survive. But it can be dangerous to do this if your staff do not have the right financial training. A good example is zero-based budgeting (ZBB), a radical technique that some companies may consider adopting during the pandemic. With ZBB,

By |2023-12-21T12:41:46+00:00August 19th, 2020|Economics|Comments Off on Don’t get burned by zero-based budgeting

What is blockchain? And how can it make a positive impact to global issues?

Blockchain is the big buzzword in financial services at the moment. You may have been to a number of blockchain conferences, forums and seminars where  you've found yourself surrounded by slightly bemused bankers, lawyers and other professionals who are all excited to be part of this next great innovation in FinTech. But it seems few,

By |2023-12-21T12:41:48+00:00October 30th, 2019|Economics|Comments Off on What is blockchain? And how can it make a positive impact to global issues?

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