Category: Series 22 – Business

April 27, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 23 starts soon….. 1st letter of each post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly, backwards, jumbled up, or as an anagram.  Previous answers: Series 22 spelt   S-I-N-B-U-S-E-S   (BUSINESS) Series 21 spelt   C-A-B-K-A-P-Y   (PAYBACK) Series 20 spelt   L-A-B-L-O-G   (GLOBAL) Series 19 spelt   C-U-E-S-S-C-S   (SUCCESS) Series 18 spelt   M-E-N-O-Y …

April 25, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Scam Web scammers don’t need to guess who’ll fall for their cons.  Social media’s trove of user data + algorithms target their fake ‘news’ & ‘endorsed’ ads across multiple platforms – by age, interests, location or IP address – based on previous clicks on their links Guessed the Word?     Series 22 (8/8)      [pic:…

April 23, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Educate Edinburgh is the UK’s “most educated” city and 2nd-largest fintech hub.  55% of workforce has a Uni degree or equivalent.  Scottish inventions: life insurance, pensions, investment trusts.  Top 4 industries: salmon, whiskey, oil & gas, financial services Guessed the Word?       Series 22 (6/8)         [pic: kimdaejeung]

April 20, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Sleep Lack of sleep knocks 2% off UK GDP, and causes more accidents than alcohol & drugs combined.  But firms & government ignore it.  2 in 5 people in the UK aren’t getting the sleep they need Guessed the Word?            Series 22 (7/8)             [pic:…

April 18, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Unregulated The only market that’s unregulated is the art  business. Buying & selling paintings is one way to clean dirty money Guessed the Word?    Series 22 (2/8)     [pic: daniel van den berg]

April 16, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Bias Software can eliminate bias when reviewing job applications.  Answers from different applicants to a Q can be grouped/ randomised, & presented to assessors without giving clues about age, gender, name or race Guessed the Word?     Series 22 (1/8)       [pic: Efraimstochter]

April 13, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Nothing Having no money forces us to be both creative & frugal – valuable skills for any entrepreneur to possess Guessed the Word?        Series 22 (5/8)     [pic: Klaus Hausmann]

April 11, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Insurance is ripe for disruption as tech is applied to manage risks. Buy specific cover for limited time – insure camera for a day? switch car insurance on only when driving? insure the person, not the item/ activity? Guessed the Word?     Series 22 (4/8)     [pic: werner22brigitte] 

April 9, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Small print  is long to bury key details.  Can be >38,000 words! Longer than Hamlet, Shakespeare’s longest play.  It’s how insurance co’s avoid paying for “pre-existing conditions”, leasing co’s hide true costs, & social media giants secretly mine personal data Guessed the Word?   Series 22 (3/8)   [pic: Shakespeare’s Globe]