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The Brexit Storm Is Still Raging; Can AON’s 3 Step Programme Help Firms “Navigate” Through The Choppy Waters?

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In Centuries to come people will no longer talk about Pandora’s Box and how the furies a little girl unleashed visited pandemonium upon the ancient world.

They will, instead, talk about “Boris’ Brexit” and how it unleashed furious Farage upon the world, thus paving the way for a society in which we have a PEOTUS (that’s President Elect of The United States ICYDK) who divides his time between engaging in Twitter spats with actresses over his abuse of a disabled journalist,

 

The Truth Behind UK’s Love Affair With Online Shopping – It’s Driven By Golden Oldies, Not Millennials!

It’s official – the UK loves shopping online! According to recent research from Colliers International, the Real Estate services company headquartered in London, the UK is by some distance the largest European market for e-commerce.

Collier’s research reveals that Brits spend around £130bn every year shopping online – in fact,

 

On 3 Month Anniversary of Brexit, London VC Partner Sees Good Prospects For London’s Tech Industry To Ride Out The Storm

One of the earliest angel investors in CityMapper, the London based journey mapping app which has gone on to raise $50m in 3 rounds of funding, says that 3 months on, he believes Brexit has left the nation “in limbo” and falling behind countries such as Germany, France and Sweden but that a post Brexit world “will only reinforce the digital bonds the start-up community has built across Europe over the last 20 years and more.”

 

Airbnb Concierge Service Hostmaker Is Looking To Europe After Securing $1m From Initial Capital & Others

A hospitality management service for Airbnb’ers who want to outsource the hassle of short-term-letting their homes has raised $1.1m of funding in a round led by Initial Capital, a group of serial entrepreneurs, with existing investors DN Capital and DSG Consumer Partners also joining the round.

Hostmaker was founded by hospitality professional Nakul Sharma,

 

Woah Big Betty! 31 Tonnes Of Pure Esports Gaming Theatre Is About To Hit Germany’s Autobahns – Followed By Rest Of Europe

According to research the size of the market for esports – professional gamers playing against one another in front of live crowds – is expected to reach $463 million in 2016, and grow as big as $1.1 billion by 2019.

Small wonder then, that tech entrepreneurs and gaming companies from all over the world are scrambling to make sure they grab a slice of this exponentially growing pie.