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Cyber security decisions “must focus on deploying emerging technologies to benefit society”

The world is at a ‘technology crossroads’ whereby society needs to move beyond trusting emerging technologies and focus on deploying them in ways that benefit society. That’s the message espoused this week by Unisys Corporation’s chief trust officer Tom...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Home Secretary and Chancellor to chair Task Force aimed at tackling economic crime

Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Chancellor Philip Hammond are jointly chairing a new Government-led Task Force which will work with senior figures from the UK’s financial sector to tackle economic crime. The enormous scale of this type of crime – which includes fraud,...
Posted On 14 Jan 2019
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Enrolments now open for IRM’s all-new Digital Risk Management Certificate

Enrolments are now open for the Institute of Risk Management’s (IRM) new Digital Risk Management Certificate. Awarded by the IRM and developed in tandem with support from the WMG Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick in addition to the same university’s...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Business in the Community urges UK SMEs to address vulnerabilities against disasters

To help tackle the potentially devastating consequences of a lack of business resilience, Business in the Community (which was founded by HRH The Prince of Wales) is launching a tool for businesses designed to check their robustness in the face of a crisis. SMEs make up 99.9% of...
Posted On 10 May 2018
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BIFM’s Business Confidence Monitor highlights “challenges and optimism” across FM sector

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched its UK FM Business Confidence Monitor 2018. Produced in partnership with Barclays and i-FM, the Business Confidence Monitor offers a unique insight into buoyancy across the FM industry and evaluations of current...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
Jeff Gravenhorst
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“Resilient performance” by ISS as business publishes financial report for Q4 and full year 2017

ISS, the global provider of facility services, has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2017. Organic revenue growth is at 2.4% for the year and 3.6% in Q4 (Q3 2017: 2.3%). Total revenue increased by 2% for the year and by 1% in Q4 (Q3 2017: 2%)...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018
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BSI launches Code of Practice to protect vulnerable customers from fraud and financial abuse

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched a new Code of Practice that gives recommendations to organisations for protecting vulnerable customers from financial harm that might occur as a result of fraud or financial abuse. Sponsored by...
Posted On 20 Nov 2017
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Barclays assists in delivering skills boost with Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

On the weekend of 7-8 October, the Barclays and Cabinet Office-backed security initiative Cyber Security Challenge UK hosted an immersive competition designed to test the skills of 30 cyber enthusiasts. The competition required contestants to adopt the role of interns at a...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
Jeff Gravenhorst
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Continued growth and stable margin in H1 2017 reported by ISS Group in new financials

ISS, one of the leading global providers of facility services, has just announced its interim financial report for the first six months of 2017. The company reports organic revenue growth of 1.8% in H1 and 1.0% in Q2 (Q1 2017: 2.6%). Total revenue increased by 2% in H1 and Q2 (Q1...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017
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“UK facilities management sector shows cautious optimism despite uncertainty” states BIFM

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), the professional body for facilities management (FM), has launched the findings from its Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor 2017 in partnership with i-FM and Barclays. The survey of professionals from th...
Posted On 10 Mar 2017
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