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Businesses advised to improve awareness against cybercrime

Businesses advised to improve awareness against cybercrime

Companies must offer training and various development strategies to protect against cybercrime in the recruitment sector. A leading talent management consultancy has undertaken analysis, carried out by its Global Compliance Function. It found that cybercrime is one of the leading risks facing RPO firms and the wider sector over the …

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Many businesses not GDPR-compliant one year on

Many businesses not GDPR-compliant one year on

More than two thirds of businesses are not considered GDPR-compliant one year on. This is according a poll from Europe’s number one information security event, Infosecurity Europe 2019, which revealed a lack of confidence in the application of GDPR. The poll reveals that 68% of respondents believe businesses have not …

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SME Action Plan unveiled to help smaller businesses

The government’s SME Action Plan has been unveiled, which will unlock greater opportunities for small businesses to win government contracts. By 2022, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will spend £35 million more with SMEs as part of promises made in the SME Action Plan. Unveiled by …

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One month to go until introduction of MTD

One month to go until introduction of MTD

HMRC is urging businesses to sign up in time for the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD). Starting on 1 April 2019, the vast majority of businesses above the VAT threshold will have to keep records digitally and submit VAT tax returns by using software compatible with MTD. Every business …

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Businesses must do more to protect from cyber security breaches

Businesses must do more to protect from cyber security breaches

Businesses in the UK – and in particular, small firms – must do more to protect from cyber security breaches. The data from the Cyber Security Breaches reveals a worrying lack of planning for any potential hacking. According to the available information, 43% of businesses experienced a breach in cyber …

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