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New recruits mark expansion for Auger

New recruits mark expansion for Auger

Auger, the market-leading independent drainage and water supply pipe specialist, based on the Wirral, has taken on a team of new employees, expanding every part of the business. The Wallasey company, which serves the UK-wide insurance industry, has made significant investment into its business in recent months, with a move to a new £1.2million headquarters. [...]

Nesta’s Top 21st  Century Skills

Nesta’s Top 21st Century Skills

We found nuggets of rich data in Nesta’s report, regarding the future of UK skills in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The three previous ones freed us from animal power, enabled mass production, and brought digital to billions of people.

Are Robots Such a Taxing Matter?

Are Robots Such a Taxing Matter?

We have reached a defining moment in the evolution of automation. The Meriam-Webster Dictionary still regards a robot as ‘a machine that looks like a human being, and performs various complex acts’ … also ‘a similar but fictional machine whose lack of capacity for human emotions is often emphasized.’ However, it now concedes a robot

When It It’s Not Brexit, It’s GDPR

When It It’s Not Brexit, It’s GDPR

We wrote about the impact of Brexit on British insurance. We concluded our lens was still muddy. And we would have to wait a while for certainty about passporting. Would multinational insurers in London still be able to trade in the EU

Auger scoops customer service award

Auger scoops customer service award

Wirral-based market-leading drainage and water supply pipe specialist Auger has been named the area’s best for customer service. The Wallasey business was named winner of the Wirral Business Awards 2017’s Customer Services award. In total, 11 awards were presented to local businesses, entrepreneurs and young people at the ceremony, held at Thornton Manor and attended [...]