The red tape burden on small businesses is costing companies some 2 per cent of their turnover – or what amounts to the equivalent of hiring an extra member of staff – according to a study by the Forum of Private Businesses. The forum is urging government agencies to work together and bring all regulation of business into a single inspectorate.
The AI research team now forms part of Google’s Beijing office, and will be working with the tech company’s engineering teams.
A new report by financial consultancy Brand Finance looks at the potential financial impact of forcing big companies such as Pepsi Co and Coca-Cola to have non-branded packaging.
Games and augmented reality features for children sit alongside artificial intelligence features for parents, who can ask questions to find out about their child’s progress.
The winning entry of the product design competition will be awarded £3,000, while a further £2,000 will go to the university they study at.