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Facing the future: Britain’s new industrial revolution

– By embracing new technologies, UK manufacturers have an opportunity to reinvigorate their sector.
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The future of work after COVID-19

– The pandemic accelerated existing trends in remote work, e-commerce, and automation, with up to 25 percent more workers than previously estimated potentially needing to switch occupations.
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COVID-19: Making the case for robust digital financial infrastructure

– The pandemic has been a tough, real-life stress test for government disbursement schemes, highlighting opportunities but also gaps and vulnerabilities.
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When will the COVID-19 pandemic end?

– Europe and the United States have entered the endemic stage of the COVID-19 outbreak: the virus is widespread, is significantly... less fatal than it was in 2020, and is spurring only limited changes in public behavior. These endemic conditions are likely to continue through the summer and autumn, unless and until immunity-evading new variants emerge. As immunity wanes, however, the next stage remains highly uncertain. In this update, we discuss the outlook, the current and potential future use of boosters and therapeutics, and the shifts in response strategies to the COVID-19 crisis around the world. We also introduce the McKinsey COVID-19 Immunity Index—a tool for understanding a community’s current level of risk from the disease.
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How current events are shaping UK consumer behavior

– Rising prices are the number-one concern of UK consumers, who provide clear evidence of trading down.
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The economic case for reskilling in the UK: How employers can thrive by boosting workers’ skills

– In about 75 percent of cases, it pays for an organisation to reskill an employee—yet few do this systematically. Here’s... why, and what companies should do differently.
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Survey: UK B2B decision maker response to COVID-19 crisis

– The next normal of sales: What has changed and how to win
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Problems amid progress: Improving lives and livelihoods for ethnic minorities in the United Kingdom

– Britain has made progress on advancing ethnic equality. But minorities are still disadvantaged in many ways, and some groups are... particularly vulnerable to economic shocks.
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Agile resilience in the UK: Lessons from COVID-19 for the ‘next normal’

– Agility has been a useful attribute for many global and UK-based organizations weathering the COVID-19 crisis. Here’s how... they can build on agile practices for more long-term operational resilience.

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Asia’s healthcare future revolves around patient-centric ecosystems

– The increasing use of digital healthcare will soon be driven through evolving consumer-centric digital ecosystems. But what does... an emerging ecosystem within and across Asia look like?
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Author Talks: Hospitality lessons from a Michelin-star restaurateur

– Eleven Madison Park cofounder Will Guidara explains why a hospitality economy is on the horizon and shares the “unreasonable”... strategies that he has used to lead restaurants to the top of their game.
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Cloud adoption on the rise in Asia: Talent is key to success

– Cloud adoption in Asia is rapidly increasing. What’s driving this move, what opportunities does the cloud offer, and how... do businesses achieve successful transformation?
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Forward Thinking on the meeting point of science and humanity with Jayshree Seth

– Persuaded by her parents to study science and engineering, Jayshree Seth retained her humanities mindset while becoming the first... chief science advocate at the 3M company.
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Building a winning AI neobank

– Firms launching a neobank can increase their odds of success in today’s uncertain environment by targeting specific characteristics... and capabilities in their strategy and execution plans.
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Electric vehicles are here and large-scale adoption is … near?

– You might expect electric vehicles to be more popular, with gas prices and sustainability concerns so high. But barriers to widespread... adoption remain. Here’s what companies must do to topple them.
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One way to help solve net-zero challenges: Working together as an ecosystem

– It is vital to manage three areas when negotiating the rocky 1.5° pathway: clear policies, risks to private capital, and tradeoffs.
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Power up: How Southeast Asia’s largest bank is becoming AI-fueled

– DBS’s chief analytics officer explains how MLOps and other efforts are enabling the organization to crack the code on scaling... AI.
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The State of Fashion 2023: Holding onto growth as global clouds gather

– In 2023, the global fashion industry will need to weather inflation while finding opportunities in shifting consumer patterns,... channel and digital marketing strategies, and manufacturing approaches.
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What P&C insurers can do as claims inflation pressures results in Europe

– Claims executives can use a structured approach that includes transparent tracking, tactics, and strategic actions to tackle claims... inflation in the short term and in the future.
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Why policy enablement is critical in Asia’s quest for net zero

– How do governments across the region ensure that local industries are part of the solution?
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