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Here’s the latest blog from our new Mutual Manager Sophia Reed on her travels.
This is a great job and one of the best aspects which I particularly love is getting out and about to meet as many of our AIM Members as possible. This is a very busy season for us as well as for you, with plenty of renewals and the opportunity to come and see you. I have really enjoyed my recent trips and thought that I would share some of these with you, and say a big thank you to the Members who have hosted me and shown me their centres and activities. I hope to meet as many of our other Members as possible over the coming months.
The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has exposed a few home truths so far – with more set to be uncovered as it goes on. But it is also a timely reminder of what does work, and the value of those hard-earned wisdoms.
We live in a world afloat with data, in which almost every item of technology leaves a wake of gathered information about us. Most people are aware of the data produced by personal fitness devices and smart phones tracking our movements, browsers collecting our search habits, and vendors tracking our spending – but few are aware that a single Boeing 787 flight typically generates half a terabyte of data. It has been estimated that, in the near future, internet-connected cars will each send 25 gigabytes of data to the cloud every hour as they drive us around.
At the Save The High Street conference, Rikul Patel, Mutual Manager for The Retail Manager talked about the key things every retailer needs to have covered for their business and the benefits of protecting your store. The Retail Mutual is designed to help and support independent businesses by providing the right cover for them.