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Member News, Events & Insights | December 2020

Member News, Events & Insights | December 2020

Our Members are always willing to share their expertise, market advice and thought leadership with others across the business community. Here is a roundup of upcoming events, great insights and recent updates from across our membership network.

Webinars & Podcasts


Data Protection in the UK Post Brexit | Webinar | 15th December | 11:00AM GMT


The Rise of Open Banking | Podcast | Available Now

Pinsent Masons

Preparing for Brexit | Podcast | Available Now

News & Resources


Recently launched in the UK and US, CyberCX adds former NSA director Admiral (Ret) Michael Rogers as a lead member of the CyberCX Global Cyber Security Advisory Board. Find out more here.

Ecovis Wingrave Yeats

Ecovis Wingrave Yeats in partnership with the Chamber has produced a vital guide that covers specific information about changes that will impact all businesses – from importing/exporting goods and direct taxation, through to the impact on your workforce. Download your copy here.

Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy

Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy has launched their Christmas 2020 Appeal to support Australian Wildlife Conservancy’s team of dedicated field ecologists and land managers are continuing to deliver some of Australia’s most ambitious and important conservation projects. To donate to Friends of AWC UK , find out more here.


Seqirus will build a new world-class biotech manufacturing facility in Australia to supply influenza vaccines to Australia and the world. Set to be the only cell-based influenza manufacturing facility in the Southern Hemisphere, find out more here.


Market Insights


“The relationship between data analytics and AI can seem murky at times. To clarify the distinction, imagine that analytics and AI exist on a spectrum. As we move from the left to the right side of that spectrum, we gain the ability to not only learn from the past, but also predict the future.” BDO has created a guide on ‘Getting From A to AI’ to help businesses manage their data.  Find out more here. 


As highlighted from Coutts London Prime Property Index, buyers and sellers emerged from the first lockdown ready to do business and with many people working from home, their relationship to their homes has been transformed.

At a special event with a panel of property experts, the speakers provided a detailed look at what the future holds for the UK property market. Find out more here.

Herbert Smith Freehills

What impact does the pandemic have on The Future of Cities? To find out, HSF surveyed 450 senior executives across the globe who are involved in city projects. Survey respondents included c-suites and heads of projects, policy, strategy, investment, sustainability, smart cities, data and cyber, across the infrastructure, technology, real estate, telecommunications, government, energy and transport sectors. Read the report here. 


The pandemic is fast tracking the digital transformation of organisations in China (and the region), as an increasing number of companies commit more resources to DX, to not only remain resilient during the pandemic, but to thrive after the crisis. Telstra has released this new white paper ‘The Road To Recovery: Growing Your Business in China’ to help you capitalise on opportunities driven by digital transformation.  Find out more here.


Thought Leadership

TCC Group

For better or for worse, businesses are a product of their leaders. Strong, visible leadership and clear lines of accountability producesa healthy culture, where employees are consistently motivated to deliver the right outcomes and feel safe to speak up if they think something isn’t right. The latest piece in TCC Group’s ‘Decoding Culture’ series looks at accountability and who really pulls the strings in any business. Find out more here. 


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