Geopolitical risks push aside cyber-worries for 2023

War and trade tensions trump cyber-fears for 2023, according to the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) annual Systemic Risk Barometer Survey. Almost 70% of respondents cited geopolitical risks and trade tensions as a top threat (up from 49% last year), with inflation (61%) a close second, (up from 34% last year). Respondents cited unknowns around how long inflationary pressures

HR startup Nestor raises seed capital to fuel expansion

Romania-born human intelligence platform Nestor, announced a $2 million seed round. Lead investor, Eleven Ventures has been an early backer and key part of scaling into the global markets of companies such as Payhawk and Gtmhub in verticals like fintech and the future of work. “Every employee is unique. We envision a world where every employee receives the right opportunity

UK retail sector had a bruising year in 2022

About 47 shops closed for good every day in 2022 in the UK, according to analysis from the Centre for Retail Research (CRR), an independent research body which provides analysis of retail sector trends. It says 17,145 stores on high streets and other locations across the country shut in total, up