Travel firm Thomas Cook UK will implement TIBCO’s Enterprise Application Integration and Business Process Management solutions as part of its drive towards a Shared Service Centre. TIBCO’s solutions will eventually tie together Thomas Cook’s disparate applications and internal business computer systems for real-time information delivery. The Shared Service Centre will centralise all UK and Irish operations, a move expected to reduce costs, enhance operating efficiencies and improve customer service.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.