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Expert Gives You Strategies to Detect and Combat Deepfake Attacks A staggering 1 out of every 3 businesses have fallen victim to deepfake frauds according to a 2023 report. With deepfake technology becoming increasingly advanced and accessible, it’s imperative for businesses to arm themselves with knowledge to safeguard against this pervasive threat. Trevor Cooke, the online privacy expert at EarthWeb, offers expert guidance on defence strategies. Deepfake Scams Pose a Growing Threat to Businesses From impersonating executives to fabricating endorsements, these deepfake scams can wreak havoc on a company’s reputation and financial stability. Using them, scammers can impersonate high level employees…

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Building a successful business is no small feat, but the journey becomes significantly smoother when you have a strong partner by your side. Launching a business is an adventure, but let’s be honest, navigating the entrepreneurial journey alone can feel like scaling a mountain with one arm tied behind your back. That’s where the power of a rock-solid business partnership comes in. A good partner complements your strengths, shares your vision and becomes your co-pilot on the road to success. But how do you identify a potential partner who’s not just a warm body, but a true green flag –…

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King Street Grooming, Manchester’s top male grooming destination, celebrates its second anniversary and the milestone of 20,000 appointments since opening in 2020. Founded by Gareth Rowan-Dylan in collaboration with Inc & Co, the multi-award-winning brand was established to offer men in Manchester comprehensive grooming services, including haircuts, Botox, facials, and waxing. As part of Inc & Co, King Street Grooming has reached over 20,000 appointments in two years and has received multiple industry awards for its exceptional service. Jack Mason, Group CEO of Inc & Co, said, “The team at Inc & Co created the brand from scratch with Gareth…

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Scott Dylan explores the ethical issues and transformative applications of AI at London Tech Week 2024. During London Tech Week 2024, Scott Dylan, Co-founder of Inc & Co, discussed the ethical issues and transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) across various sectors. With AI progressing rapidly, the focus on responsible development and implementation is crucial. Ethical Issues in AI AI’s impact on society is substantial, with applications in healthcare, finance, and beyond. However, significant power brings significant responsibility. Scott Dylan emphasised the ethical principles that must guide AI development. “AI can revolutionise industries, but we must ensure that its growth…

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Is post-Brexit UK influencing mergers and acquisitions, or are new challenges emerging? The regulatory landscape is becoming increasingly complex for businesses. Scott Dylan, co-founder of Inc & Co, is a notable authority on company mergers. He examines how political changes, particularly post-Brexit, impact M&A decisions. The UK now requires up to 1,830 reports annually in key sectors, complicating matters for firms due to increased workload and significant fines for non-compliance. Despite Brexit, interest in acquiring UK companies from abroad remains high. In 2018, cross-border deals comprised 30% of the global market. Telecommunications, media, technology, and healthcare sectors are driving these…

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Scott Dylan, Co-founder of Inc & Co, champions mental health awareness and the significance of supportive communities, highlighting the link between LGBTQ+ rights and well-being. As Pride Month celebrations spread globally, Scott Dylan, Co-founder of Inc & Co, leads the way in advocating for both LGBTQ+ rights and the crucial issue of mental health awareness within the community. Pride Month, an annual event commemorating the 1969 Stonewall riots, has evolved into a global celebration of diversity, inclusion, and the ongoing fight for equality. For Scott Dylan, this period is an opportunity to highlight the close relationship between identity and mental well-being,…

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Scott Dylan promotes diversity and inclusion in the tech industry, offering strategies to build an inclusive culture and support underrepresented groups. As London Tech Week 2024 concludes, Scott Dylan, Co-founder of Inc & Co, delivers a powerful address on the critical issue of diversity and inclusion in the tech sector. Emphasising the necessity of creating diverse and equitable workspaces, Dylan shares detailed strategies for fostering an inclusive culture and actively supporting underrepresented groups. Championing Diversity and Inclusion Despite the tech sector’s rapid growth and innovation, it has faced ongoing criticism for its lack of diversity. Scott Dylan passionately argues for change,…

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The UK is poised to witness a significant reduction in electric car prices in 2024, according to an analysis by online vehicle marketplace Auto Trader. The anticipated price war is attributed to the entry of Chinese electric car manufacturers into the UK market, with brands like BYD and GWM expected to play a substantial role in transforming the electric vehicle (EV) sector. Market Transformation: Auto Trader predicts a fierce price war in the electric car market, driven by the market entry of Chinese manufacturers. Chinese electric cars are anticipated to capture a significant share, approximately one-sixth, of the UK’s new…

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The advent of remote working has triggered a transformative shift in work dynamics, with hybrid working emerging as a lasting trend. A survey of 2,000 London workers reveals that six in ten employees continue to work remotely, even as COVID-19 restrictions ease. The preference for remote work is particularly prominent among young professionals, marking a significant change from their pre-pandemic patterns. Priorities and Flexibility: Young professionals increasingly prioritize personal goals, flexibility, and work-life balance. Remote working, especially from home, aligns with these priorities, offering greater control over their work environment and schedule. Research indicates that many young professionals value flexibility…

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Union membership among young workers is experiencing a significant decline, marking a global trend known as the de-unionisation of the young. In the UK, government statistics reveal a sharp decrease, with only 4.3% of workers aged 16 to 24 being union members in 2021, compared to 19.8% in the 25 to 34 age group. This decline is part of a broader shift that has seen collective bargaining coverage decrease from 80% of the British workforce in 1980 to around 30% in the 2000s. The drop in union membership is not necessarily due to young professionals viewing unions more negatively than…

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