PUBLISHED: 09:00 13 November 2018 Clare Butler Fenland Archaeological Society will be holding a talk about the area in the Stone Age. Pictured is some Stone Age flint tools. Archant Have you ever wondered what the Fens looked like during the Stone Age? If so, then book your seat at the next talk by Fenland Archaeological Society. Guest speaker Lawrence Billington will present ‘Fenland before the flood’ on November 28 at Mendi’s Restaurant in Old Market Place Wisbech.The talk will provide an overview of the hunter gatherer communities who lived in and around the area, from the earliest colonisation by small groups of hunters at the end of the last glacial period to the beginning of the Neolithic (c. 4000 BC).This time span saw major changes in climate, sea levels, flora and fauna, and the record of archaeological activity will be related to a detailed understanding of these environmental changes.The talk will emphasise the effects of … [Read more...] about Fancy learning more about Fenland in the Stone Age?
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Sponsored Content Article by Cesare Onestini, director, European Training Foundation: “Let’s use automation to liberate human expertise, not to marginalize workers.” In a review of human prospects in the technological age, Hungarian physicist and Nobel laureate Dennis Gabor declared, “compulsory work is on the way out”. That was in 1963. Cesare Onestini, director, European Training Foundation | via the European Training Foundation Automation anxiety The argument about the impact of automation on jobs has been raging for decades. In advanced economies, artificial intelligence and automation — according to some authorities — are poised to sweep away established roles in every sector. Algorithms are writing sports reports, designing financial service flows, driving delivery trucks and responding to customer inquiries. These tools fundamentally alter the way work is organized, touching all but the most specialized and human-intensive … [Read more...] about Skills are more important than ever in the digital age
Audit Solutions Ltd, the Malta representatives of CaseWare International Inc., a leading global supplier of cutting-edge financial reporting and audit software solutions, will be holding a conference with the theme 'Auditing in the Digital Age'. The event will be held on Wednesday, 10 October in the Grand Ballroom of the Phoenicia Hotel. The half-day conference, which is aimed at external auditors - both those working with audit firms as well as sole practitioners - will also see the introduction of the cutting edge CaseWare Cloud suite of accounting software in Malta. Presentations explaining the features and benefits of CaseWare Cloud will be given by Jaap de Waard, Director CaseWare Europe, and Angele Sammut, Director CaseWare Malta. Mr de Waard will take participants through the benefits of Cloud and how CaseWare Cloud has evolved as a mainstream product since its launch. He will also explain the benefits of leveraging cloud technologies and the trends in cloud adoption within the … [Read more...] about CaseWare on ‘Auditing in the Digital Age’
Cutting-edge financial reporting and audit software solutions CaseWare Cloud will be one of the protagonists of a half-day conference entitled "Auditing in the Digital Age'", which will take place at the Hotel Phoenicia in the morning of Wednesday, 10 October. The event, which is being organised by Audit Solutions Ltd, the local representatives of CaseWare International Inc, will tackle various topics of interest to external auditors, both those working in audit firms, as well as sole practitioners. The conference will also see the introduction in Malta of the CaseWare Cloud suite of auditing software. Among others, there will be presentations explaining the features and benefits of this state-of-the-art auditing platform. These will be delivered by Jaap de Waard, CaseWare Head of Business Development for Europe and Middle East, and Angele Sammut, Director CaseWare Malta. In particular, these will demonstrate how CaseWare Cloud can assist auditors in carrying out non-complex audits, as … [Read more...] about CaseWare Cloud to feature in conference on ‘Auditing in the Digital Age’
RIA Novosti archive, N. Maksimov The history of Workers’ Solidarity Day The May 1 holiday in Russia provides a splendid opportunity to enjoy the coming spring. / 1917. May 1. Public celebration on Mariinsky Square, St. Petersburg Archive photos The history of Workers’ Solidarity Day (also known around the world as May Day, or International Workers’ Day) dates back to July 1889, when a congress of the Second International urged “the entire international proletariat” to commemorate the struggle of American workers in Chicago who fought for better labor conditions. / 1917. May 1. Public celebration on Palace Square, St. Petersburg Archive photo In the Russian Empire, May 1 was celebrated for the first time in 1890. Seven years later the day acquired political meaning and was accompanied with mass demonstrations of workers. / 1917. May 1, Public celebration on Nevsky Prospect, St. Petersburg Archive photo … [Read more...] about Archive photos of Labor Day in the Soviet Union