A Record 68.5 Million People in the World Were Forcibly Displaced by the End of 2017, U.N. Says

Every two seconds, someone in the world was forcibly displaced in 2017, according to a new report by the U.N. Refugee Agency. Due to wars, violence and persecution, 68.5 million people were forced to flee their homes by the end of 2017 — a record high and a trend that …

Four in ten people close to breaking point at work, study claims

A new study by CABA, a charity supporting the wellbeing of chartered accountants and their families, claims that 4 in 10 adults in the UK are close to breaking point at work. Research polling 2,000 professionals working across multiple sectors in the UK suggests that the average working adult feels stressed for almost a …

Buildings with a digital twin have a lot to tell us

The expression “if these walls could talk” is taking on an entirely new meaning with the emerging opportunity to create digital twins for buildings. Across the entire lifecycle of structures such as office buildings, hospitals, airports and hotels, creating a digital twin can significantly reduce costs, improve efficiencies, speed construction …