Corporate travel rebound signals first signs of recovery in decimated sector

Corporate travel is beginning to rebound as coronavirus restrictions ease in many parts of the world, signalling the first signs of recovery for an industry decimated by the pandemic. Hotels, airlines and travel companies all report a rise in corporate bookings over recent weeks as executives return to the road following months of virtual meetings … Read more

How wireless access control enhances the security of the education sector

How wireless access control enhances the security of the education sector

Educational security With a combination of duty of care, valuable equipment and personal data, the education sector presents one of the biggest security challenges. Choosing the right access control solution is important. Is wirelessization an option? ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions certainly believes so. The ideal access control solution for a school, university, or university needs … Read more

UK car output hit as semiconductor shortage continues to plague auto sector

An employee works on the production line at the Nissan car factory in Washington, northern England. Photo: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

An employee works on the production line at the Nissan car factory in Washington, northern England. Photo: Nigel Roddis/Reuters Car production in the UK increased in May from last year, however, it continues to be held back by a global supply shortage of semiconductors. On Friday, the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT) revealed an output … Read more

New Grant Approved for Guyana’s Education Sector

New Grant Approved for Guyana’s Education Sector

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2021 – The World Bank approved a US$6.7 million grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for the Guyana Education Sector Program Project. The project aims to improve learning in nursery schools, increase technology use in primary schools, and improve functionality of the national education management information system. “Guyana’s education sector … Read more

COVID second wave hits MSME sector hard; bad loans on the rise

Current economic distress is resulting in falling consumption, which reflects on the performances of almost all industrial sectors – small and big The auto industry was badly hit in May with production of four-wheel passenger vehicles and two-wheelers contracting to one-third of the previous month. COVID second wave has impacted the micro, small and medium … Read more

Covid-19: How the Indian auto sector got impacted

Government can support the sector by taking steps towards helping reduce the cost of raw materials required for production and cutting tax rate Image used for representational purposes The Indian auto sector received a major thrust after the introduction of the New Industrial Policy in 1991. This led to delicensing and 100% FDI to build … Read more

The automotive sector and sustainability

Each industry is different, but they’re all dealing with climate change and sustainability. What’s happening in the automotive sector? Thorsten Mehltretter, global lead of ING’s automotive sector, gives his perspective. What were the trends pre-corona, and what impact did the coronavirus have? There were several disruptive trends in the auto industry: electrification; autonomous driving; cars … Read more

IDF Summit 2021: Insurance Sector Ramping Up Its Critical Role In Accelerating Global Climate Resilience

IDF Summit 2021: Insurance Sector Ramping Up Its Critical Role In Accelerating Global Climate Resilience – The June IDF Summit On The Theme ‘Building Resilience In A Riskier World’ Gathered Global Leaders In The Lead Up To COP26 In Glasgow, To Discuss How Insurers And The Public Sector Can Act Together To Build Climate Resilience

Steel firms expect pick-up in domestic demand from July, led by auto sector

Steel firms expect pick-up in domestic demand from July, led by auto sector

Housing sector demand yet to get back with construction activity being impacted by lockdowns and migration of workers Topics steel | Steel firms | Auto sector After a drop in domestic demand on the back of lockdowns following the surge in Covid-19 cases in India, steel companies are expecting a pick-up from July onwards. T V Narendran, managing director … Read more

Get Ready for a Massive Paradigm Shift in the Auto Sector

The dream of an electric car future began to crystallize in 2010. That’s the year Tesla went public. Soon after, Tesla introduced its Model S sedan. By 2013, the company finished the year selling just 22,000 cars. Most industry observers predicted Elon Musk’s Silicon Valley startup would be the next DeLorean. Wall Street analysts widely predicted the company would go bankrupt. Tesla … Read more

Expanding Africa’s Insurance Sector with Mikir Shah, CEO, Africa Specialty Risks

Africa Specialty Risks

Africa’s insurance market is poised for rapid expansion with the second fastest growth in the world after Latin America. It is growing nearly twice as fast as North America and over three times faster than Europe. With 7% year-on-year growth, the region even outpaces Asia. However, this recent growth has taken place against an extremely … Read more

Auto sector propelling growth for the Steel industry

India’s auto industry is currently valued at $118 bn and is expected to be the world’s third-largest automotive market in terms of volume by 2026. The sector manufactures presently 26mn vehicles, including Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Three-wheelers, Two-wheelers and Quadricycles. As companies are all geared up to increase their production, the sector is expected to … Read more

Is the automotive sector seeing the beginnings of an AI investment boom?

The automotive industry is seeing an increase in artificial intelligence (AI) investment across several key metrics, according to an analysis drawn from GlobalData’s database. AI is gaining an increasing presence across multiple sectors, with top companies completing more AI deals, hiring for more AI roles and mentioning it more frequently in company reports at the … Read more

Demand In Automobile Sector To Recover Despite COVID-19 Second Wave: Report

Fitch expects the demand in auto sector to recover with normalisation of economic activity A less severe economic impact from the pandemic’s second wave and resilient buyer sentiment will support a swift rebound in India’s automotive demand after curbs are eased, according to Fitch Ratings. This should drive double-digit growth across most segments in the … Read more

Virtual Reality In Education Sector Market Research Report by Component, by Function, by Application, by Region – Global Forecast to 2026

Virtual Reality In Education Sector Market Research Report by Component (VR Content, VR Hardware, and Services), by Function (Classroom Management, Independent Learning, and Teacher Lesson Planning), by Application, by Region (Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, Middle East & Africa) – Global Forecast to 2026 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19 New York, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) … Read more

NADA on how new automotive industry guidelines can impact auto repair sector (and you)

JOHANNESBURG – The National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA) says it applauds the Competition Commission for recognising the significant and important role that Franchised Dealers play in the South African automotive aftermarket. The final Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarket were published by the Competition Commission on 10 December 2020 and come into … Read more

From Blockchain To Content, New Industries Will Lead The Fashion And Style Sector

Giorgio Armani - Runway - Milan Men's Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020/2021

MILAN, ITALY – JANUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Giorgio Armani Fall/Winter 2020-2021 … [+] fashion show during Milan Men’s Fahion Week on January 13, 2020 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images After COVID -19 restructuring plans, fashion brands are increasingly aware about the … Read more

Inside Housing – Webinar – How can the housing sector promote a mental health strategy?

Housing associations are exploring ways to support residents experiencing mental health issues (picture: Getty)

Sponsored by HomeLINK As part of Inside Housing’s Mental Health Awareness Week activity, this webinar discusses the advice set out in the Samaritans’ latest book How to Listen with the author and asks sector experts what they are doing to work towards a well-being strategy to help residents suffering from mental health issues Housing associations are … Read more