Can A Smart Region Create Jobs?

The world’s population reached seven billion in 2012, is predicted to grow to eight billion by 2024 and reach nine billion in 2045. Much of the growth will happen in poorer countries, as fertility rates remain high and life expectancy increases.

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Smart Data Is About To Change Your Life

There are signs the economy is improving as companies increase sales and profits and start to create more jobs. Exports are growing and technology continues to present opportunities as new industries develop. One new area of growth lies in the use of data by companies to increase sales and profits.

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High Unemployment and A Shortage Of Skills: Let’s Find A Solution

Unemployment, particularly youth unemployment, remains high in many countries throughout Europe and around the world. Part-time work has increased and brought with it insecurity, low wages and a sense of anxiety for many people. Yet, at the same time demand from employers for people with the right skills has exploded and is predicted to grow.

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Social Media: A Quick Guide

Social media has grown in influence in recent years and for many people it has come to dominate their lives. It can be difficult to keep up with the changes but there are some companies worth watching.

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Is Culture Holding You Back?

During the 19th and 20th centuries, the United Kingdom and the United States dominated the world economy through the application of enterprise and innovation. As the 21st century develops the trend has shifted and it is now China and other developing nations that are beginning to dominate.

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