Hollicom Digest 10 August: Who’s giving and who’s taking, read it here…

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Today’s Hollicom Digest highlights exclusive news about the future of NHS Scotland, and more… Read on.

Giving it back

Digital is going to be a game changer for the NHS. And this tech guru – known as ‘the Doctor’ – is going to lead the charge in Scotland. Dr Alistair Hann likely doesn’t need the money after the £1.4billion sale of Skyscanner where he was CTO. But you reckon if anyone can transform NHS Scotland – it’s him. See the exclusive on FutureScot.

http://futurescot.com/former-skyscanner-chief-technology-officer-to-help-deliver-new-national-digital-health-platform-for-scotland/

 

Not giving it back

Meanwhile, British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe is apparently moving to the tax-haven of Monaco. The Times reports.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/billionaire-sir-jim-ratcliffe-s-monaco-move-under-fire-hth258sp0

 

Mean and clean

Programmatic needs to clean up its act – but it still delivers the goods for brands. The Drum hosts a clean eating breakfast for experts in the media buying sector on course for a detox.

https://www.thedrum.com/news/2018/08/06/does-the-programmatic-sector-need-detox?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=tradedesk_cooking_18&utm_content=news_article

 

Deal or no deal

Business minister Greg Clark was in Aberdeen this week and he’s not impressed by prospect of ‘no-deal’ Brexit. But the region is in good shape to get an oil and gas sector deal. Energy Voice reports.

https://www.energyvoice.com/opinion/178806/no-deal-brexit-hugely-damaging-to-north-east/

 

Still life in the old High Street yet

The deal has been done and the new owner of House of Fraser is sporting goods and Newcastle United tycoon Mike Ashley. All stores are still trading- and there might even be a rescue for Poundworld, the Daily Business reports.

https://dailybusinessgroup.co.uk/2018/08/frasers-sets-deadline-to-raise-fresh-survival-funds/ 

 

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