Articles on automation, the process of using technology and machinery to streamline and optimise repetitive or complex tasks, leading to increased efficiency, accuracy, and productivity.

Business Technology

These are the practical applications of AI for small businesses in the UK

There are now lots of practical ways in which small businesses can use artificial intelligence in their business to improve efficiencies.

Business Technology

How small businesses are ahead on automation

Small businesses are automating their businesses ahead of larger peers. Andrew Harding, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) analyses how and why.

Business Technology

British workers demand more automation

With technology becoming more of an integral part of a modern business, you wouldn't be surprised if employees worried of being replaced by a robot. But Brits actually want more automation in their business.


Why invest in marketing automation?

Nick Thompson, managing director, DCSL Software, discusses why off-the-shelf marketing automation isn’t always necessarily the answer, and how a custom made solution could be pave the way to success.

Business Technology

Automation cannot replace the importance of trust for small businesses

Here, Paul Goodman, chairman, National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers, explains the impact of automation on small businesses.


Hire the robots, free the people – how automation changes business

Here, Rohit Talwar and Alexandra Whittington of Fast Future, explore the potential of automation and robots in the workplace.

Productivity Zone

Six in ten business believe automation will drive productivity

New report highlights the impact digital transformation will have on businesses and recruitment strategies.


Will automation have a positive impact on the British workforce?

Nearly half of UK office workers believe automation will have a positive impact on their organisation, finds new study.

Business Technology

How is automation and technology affecting businesses now?

Here, Damian Hennessey, commercial director at Proto Labs, talks us through the need for businesses to take part in the rise of automation.


Robots already taking over UK jobs, finds research

A new study reveals that UK jobs are increasingly coming under threat from automation, as technology slowly takes over processes.


Are you at risk of losing your job to automation robots?

Drivers and receptionists are most at risk from losing their jobs to automation by 2020, finds new data.


How to choose a marketing automation tool

In this post, we’ll focus on the entry level and professional marketing automation tools most suitable for small businesses.

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.