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All-new beta website launched by National Cyber Security Centre on Internet’s 30th Anniversary

Advice on staying safe from cyber threats has never been so easy to find after the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) launched its redesigned website. Part of GCHQ, the NCSC aims to help people of all cyber expertise through its new site, which was launched on the 30th...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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“UK Boards of Directors don’t understand cyber threat” suggests Government’s Cyber Governance Health Check

The latest Government Cyber Governance Health Check has revealed that the top UK Boards still don’t understand the impact of a cyber attack on their business. Fewer than one-in-five Boards can claim to understand the impact of loss or disruption associated with cyber...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
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“Brexit fears crystallise as economic gloom takes hold of UK plc” finds ICSA survey

A survey of FTSE 350 companies finds just 2% of respondents predicting an improvement in UK economic conditions as concerns about the impact of Brexit start to hit home, with 73% predicting damage to their company as a result of Brexit. The latest Boardroom Bellwether Survey...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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“Progress made on corporate reporting, but there’s still room for improvement” states EY

The rhetoric around the new Corporate Governance Code and related legislation is already having a positive impact on corporate reporting in the FTSE 350, despite not officially coming into force until January next year. EY’s analysis of 100 annual reports from FTSE 350 companies...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018
The team from Land Securities with (far right) presenter Dominic Holland
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ICSA: The Governance Institute celebrates rise of governance at 2017 awards ceremony

ICSA: The Governance Institute has recognised companies, individuals and teams that are leading the way in corporate reporting, investor engagement and good governance at the organisation’s 2017 awards ceremony. The premier event in the governance calendar was hosted by...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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All Things Being Equal

Amid the wider requirement for gender diversity in the workplace, the number of females resident within the security industry remains disconcertingly low. Peter Webster examines why there’s such a gender imbalance and outlines what can be done to make security a more attractive...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
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Two-in-three bosses at Britain’s biggest businesses not trained to deal with cyber attacks

Britain’s top businesses and charities urgently need to do more when it comes to protecting themselves from online threats. According to new Government research and the latest ‘cyber health check’, one-in-ten FTSE 350 companies stated that they’re operating without a...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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“Quality of corporate governance in UK plc remains high” according to latest FRC report

The overall quality of corporate governance in the UK remains high according to the Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) document entitled: ‘Developments in Corporate Governance and Stewardship 2015’. There has been a slight dip in strict compliance with the UK...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016
Corporate risk appetite and sentiment has faded in the face of weakness in emerging economies and global equity markets
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“Rising uncertainty hitting business confidence in UK” states Deloitte

Business’ corporate risk appetite has faded in the face of weakness in emerging economies and global equity markets. That’s according to Deloitte’s latest survey of Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) for Q3 2015 which gauged the views of 122 CFOs resident at FTSE 350 and...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015
Revenues at business advisory firm BDO are now approaching the £400 million mark
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BDO LLP’s annual results for 2014-2015 demonstrate sustainable growth as revenues rise

Business advisory company BDO LLP has announced further growth and investment in its UK operation during 2014-2015, with its annual results showing revenues approaching the £400 million mark. The business, which has increased revenues by 40% in the last three years both through...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015
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