Studies and reports

Self-driving cars are a hot topic today, but if you had to choose would you rather your children ride in an autonomous vehicle or drive with a stranger? You may be surprised to learn that 67 per cent of adults would opt for the self-driving car.  

We are now halfway into December and global markets have provided anything but a quiet and relaxed trading month ahead of Christmas and year-end. This past week saw global stocks and core bond yields head south while the dollar went north as one of the most challenging years since the Global Financial Crisis comes to an end.

Akamai predicted in September 2018 that mobile shopping would continue its growth this holiday shopping season. That prediction held true as we saw mobile devices  increase its share of online shopping traffic volume to 57.55% and 35.91% for desktop. Compared to Black Friday 2017 (24 Nov), mobile increased by 12% while desktop decreased by 8%.

Brexit causes uncertainty in the UK forcing residents to look at options for overseas living.

UK residents are seeking an increase in security and earnings.

Allsopp & Allsopp have seen an influx of CV’s from Brit’s after the announcement of Brexit causing political uncertainty. Residents of the UK are uncertain of the future of their country and looking to improve their lifestyle and earnings by moving further afield.

In late November Summertown Interiors, the UAE’s leading fit-out contractor specialising in green interiors, joined its global partners from The United Workplace (TUW), at a WORKTECH18 London panel to discuss its new collaborative report – The Puzzle of Productivity – which focuses on key factors that contribute to enhancing workplace performance.