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Slips, Trips and Falls in the Retail Sector: Reducing the Risk

It may be no surprise to many that slips, trips and falls count towards 50% of all claims made against retailers, as well as being the second highest single cause of workplace injuries, writes Gary Trotter. As a business, the provision of a safe environment for customers and...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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ComplyAdvantage issues ‘2020 Global Compliance Report’ for finance market

ComplyAdvantage – the specialist regtech company active in the compliance industry through data science and machine learning in a bid to neutralise the risk of financial crimes – has just released its ‘2020 Global Compliance Report’. From regtech innovation through to...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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NHSCFA publishes latest counter fraud standards for NHS organisations

The National Health Service Counter Fraud Authority’s (NHSCFA) counter fraud standards for 2020-2021 were issued on 14 January. The 2020 counter fraud standards differ from last year’s only in very minor ways. The changes made for this year consist of altering the dates to...
Posted On 22 Jan 2020
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Finance firms warned on rise of ransomware gangs in wake of Travelex attack

The recent cyber attack on foreign exchange provider Travelex demonstrates the growing threat of ransomware and serves as a stark warning that financial services firms need to step up their security. That’s according to a leading cyber expert.  Tim Thurlings of bluedog...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
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Fifth AML Directive means firms must review anti-money laundering processes

The fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive comes into force today, which means that law firms have to make changes to the way in which they work to help keep the proceeds of crime out of legal services. Around 7,000 firms regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) are...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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Bank of England, PRA and FCA look to bolster operational resilience in finance sector

The Bank of England, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have published a shared policy summary and co-ordinated consultation papers on new requirements designed to strengthen operational resilience in the financial services sector....
Posted On 06 Dec 2019
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Manufacturers “grind to a standstill” in face of economic and political storm

Britain’s manufacturers have ended the year “at a standstill” as the toll of ongoing political uncertainty coupled with the downturn in major global markets shows little sign of ending anytime soon. That’s according to a major survey conducted by business...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019
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“Black Friday could realise perfect storm of online refund fraud” warns NBCS

Far from setting the festive scene for a perfect winter wonderland, Black Friday (29 November), Cyber Monday (2 December) and the annual retail rush to bring in Christmas sales revenue could store up a perfect storm of online refund fraud for the New Year. That’s according...
Posted On 28 Nov 2019
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Malwarebytes reports 60% jump in healthcare endpoint threat detections

Advanced endpoint protection and remediation solution specialist Malwarebytes has announced the results of its latest Cyber Crime Tactics and Techniques (CTNT) report entitled ‘CTNT Q3 2019: The State of Healthcare Cyber Security’. The company observed a 60% increase...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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Tech Nation to support ‘LawTech’ growth in UK with £2 million of central Government funding

A leading British technology firm has been awarded £2 million of Government funding to help support the digital transformation of the UK’s legal sector. Tech Nation will embrace the opportunities of ‘lawtech’, drive innovation and help the sector grow. An ambitious...
Posted On 04 Nov 2019