According to Walk Free Foundation, there were 46 million people worldwide enslaved in 2016.
A year ago this month, Open Banking was launched in the UK.
At this time of year, many industry experts are making tech predictions for what trends the year ahead might hold.
For the first time ever, online retail giant Amazon has become the largest publicly traded company, in terms of market cap.
With the start of a new year, many people are joining the fitness bandwagon.
Today the National Health Service released the NHS Long-Term Plan, setting out how an extra £2.5bn in funding, provided to coincide with the NHS’s 70th birthday, will be allocated.
With an ageing population, more people than ever are relying on carers, be it professionals or members of their family.
2018 was undoubtedly the year that data privacy took centre stage, with the questionable practices of several social media giants concerning the use of user data held up for public scrutiny.
With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicking off next week, many companies are preparing to unveil their cutting-edge products and services.
As the new year rolls around, many will now be going back to work after the festive period.
The UK government is investing £26.6m in micro robots to help repair the country’s vast underground pipe network, which could greatly reduce disruptive roadworks.
As the evenings get colder, many will take the opportunity to batten down the hatches and enjoy a film or two in what is often a quiet week between Christmas and New Year.
Queen Elizabeth Tower and the Great Bell, better known as Big Ben, are currently undergoing extensive renovation works, with the tower covered by 98m scaffolding while the 159-year-old structure is being repaired.
As Brexit uncertainty continues, the cabinet has accelerated preparations for a no-deal Brexit.
Public blockchain platform Waves Platform has secured $120m in a funding round to launch its private blockchain platform for large-scale infrastructure, Vostok.
A one-month-old baby has become the first person in the world to receive a vaccine delivered by drone.
With Artificial Intelligence (AI) expected to become increasingly central to business organisations over the next year, the landscape of the workplace is changing.
From safety inspections to deliveries, and even transporting people in the near future, drones are becoming an increasingly common site in British skies.
It is thought that the origins of whisky can be traced back to as early as the 2nd millennium BC to the Babylonians in Mesopotamia.
2019 could be the year that retail fully embraces artificial intelligence, according to new research by Capgemini.
Despite surviving a vote of no-confidence from Conservative MPs, Theresa May’s fragile leadership could be facing a new challenge from outside her party.
GDPR came into force nearly seven months ago, with organisations within the EU now having to adhere to strict rules governing customer data.
In what has been a turbulent week in the UK’s ongoing exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May will now face a vote of no confidence on her leadership.
Thanks to recent well-publicised data leaks suffered by many high-profile companies this year, customers have grown increasingly aware of and sensitive to data security issues.
Today it was announced that the UK Prime Minister Theresa May has delayed the Brexit vote.
2018 saw the #MeToo movement raise awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault and sexual harassment, following numerous allegations made against film producer Harvey Weinstein. However, despite women’s issues making headlines around the globe this year, Amnesty International has warned that 2018 was in many ways dominated by oppressive and sexist policies.
From robot surgeons to a range of different healthcare apps, artificial intelligence (AI) is driving medical advances.