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Are we soon reaching the era of faceless banking?

Technology is the 21st century dragon. It is devouring products, processes and jobs stead fast. While the users rejoice, it is pain to the losers. Shall we say, “One man’s meat is several men’s poison”? The changes technology has brought in to industries, in particular…

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Two new developments point to greater UK-India educational collaborations

There are two recent announcements that point to an interesting dynamic developing in India-UK education collaborations. Tightening student immigration costs the UK economy billions First, a report released recently by Exporting Education UK and Parthenon-EY has quantified the economic impact of the UK’s tightening immigration…

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Tony Blair discusses EPG education CSR research at World Economic Forum, Davos 2015

We launched the Business Backs Education report at a special London Summit hosted by Mayor of London Boris Johnson on 13th October 2014, followed by the full report launch at the World Economic Forum in Davos 2015. The panel discussing the research, which found that…

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A missed opportunity – Why is the UK not already a partner of choice for Indian companies in R&D, product development?

The UK and India share a long history of collaboration in research. Recent successes show that this relationship is further developing extremely positively. For example, the Newton Fund is a landmark collaboration between the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Government of India Department for…

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PRESS RELEASE: Austerity has made Britons kinder, says new report

14 July 2014 – Despite the austerity measures of the past few years that have seen massive cuts in welfare spending in the UK, Britons have become kinder towards each other by volunteering in huge numbers. This is main finding of independent research conducted by EPG Economic…

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PRESS RELEASE: Leading Hindu organisation adds up to £5.4m value to British economy

HFB social impact report launch at House of Commons, 10 October 2013: (From left to right) Arjan Vekaria, President of HFB; Alok Sharma MP, Vice Chair of the Conservative Party; and Pratik Dattani, report author. LONDON 10 OCTOBER 2013: A first-of-its-kind study for any religious or…

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PRESS RELEASE: UK Conclave Explores Indian Education Investment Potential

03 October 2013, London: The first-of-its-kind India Education Investment Conclave 2013 concluded on an optimistic note regarding the strong synergy between India and the UK in the education and skills sector. The conclave was organised by business news channel IndiaIncorporated.com and technology-led global university U-Aspire, in conjunction with Deloitte, the UK-India…

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Social impact report – Hub King’s Cross

Impact Hub King’s Cross presents here it’s first snap shot impact report, marking the organisation’s 5th anniversary and the evolution of the HUB network to Impact Hub network. The launch of this new name gives us an opportunity to reconnect as a global movement –…

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EPG Spotlight – Regulatory challenges in developing shale gas

Supporting the naissance of the US shale gas industry is the regulatory environment for exploration and production, which is more developed than in the UK. This article looks at the differences between the regulatory regimes and identifies opportunities for development for the British regime.

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An economic analysis of the social value generated by Sewa Day

Sewa Day is an annual day of social action, which occurred last on 25 September in 2011. For benefactors of Sewa Day 2011, the main consideration is whether this is viable and provides sustainable net betterment for society. This study calculates a social return on…

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