Fifteen years ago, the concept of computing on a phone barely crossed consumer minds. Since the iPhone was released in 2007, however, our lives increasingly revolve around our smartphones. A 2011 Cisco survey estimated that there will be one mobile device for every person on earth by 2015. Businesses need to catch up.
Many small businesses are already familiar with web check services, which provide detailed information for millions of companies registered in the UK. However, with so much information available, it’s sometimes hard to know what to look for or where to start.
Many of us spend hours researching the best savings account and feel very chuffed as we invest our money believing we have the best interest rate. The problem is we then don't actively manage our savings and often over time these once best savings accounts end up with low interest rates. Help is available though.
Trading in international currencies is an increasingly lucrative way to make money: the global economy is experiencing tumultuous twists and turns and the opportunity to make profit by wisely investing in swaying currencies at opportune moments comes with many ups and downs.
In the retail market knowledge is power - how, for example, are your special offers doing? Information helps ensure the success, rather than the failure, of your sales or marketing campaign. How though can you get real-time information upon which to act?
People and goods can move freely within the European Union. However to support this effective cross-boarder electronic exchange of information and documentation between Member States is required.