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Business community firmly backs blueprint for next stage of apprenticeship reform

The Government must give the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) the independence and clout it needs to reform and regulate the English skills system. That’s according to the first of a 2019 series of CBI-authored apprenticeship reports entitled ‘Getting Apprenticeships...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
Ciaran Martin: CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre
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NCSC releases core questions to help Britain’s biggest Boards understand cyber risk

Experts in cyber security have published new guidelines for Britain’s corporate leaders to equip them with the basic technical details they need to understand the threats they face in cyber space, and to direct effectively their organisation’s response to them. Specialists from...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018
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Corporate governance reforms announced by Government to increase Boardroom accountability

Business Secretary Greg Clark has set out the Government’s corporate governance reforms designed to enhance the public’s trust in business. Under new Government reforms to Boardroom accountability, for the first time all listed companies will have to publish pay...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017
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EC launches EU-US Privacy Shield and promises “stronger protection” for transatlantic data flows

The European Commission (EC) has now formally adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield which invokes a new framework for any transatlantic exchanges of personal data for commercial purposes. The EC presented the draft decision texts on 29 February this year. Following on from views...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016
G4S has entered into a ten-year contract with EDF Energy to provide security services for the construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant project in Somerset
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G4S signs £80 million contract with EDF Energy to secure Britain’s newest nuclear power station

G4S has entered into a ten-year contract worth £80 million with EDF Energy to provide security services for the construction of the Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear plant project in Somerset*. The project would see the development of the UK’s first nuclear power station for a...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron: set to work with a confident and buoyant business community
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New Conservative Government “inherits a buoyant business community” states BDO Business Trends Report

The new Conservative Government has inherited a confident business community but, according to the latest Business Trends Report produced by accountants and business advisory concern BDO LLP, underlying fragility remains a “cause for concern”. BDO’s Optimism Index,...
Posted On 13 May 2015