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Digital skills gap narrows “but still persists from classroom to Boardroom” urges Deloitte

Business leaders’ confidence in the digital capabilities of new entrants to the workplace has improved in the last six months. That’s according to the latest Digital Disruption Index issued by Deloitte. 18% of digital leaders believe that school leavers and graduates are...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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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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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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IoD survey sees business leaders call for new governance code aimed at private companies

Two-thirds of company directors believe that a new code of conduct is needed for large private firms following recent scandals, including the collapse of BHS, which highlighted the potential damage that can occur if these businesses fail. The Institute of Directors (IoD), which...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017
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KCS Group Europe develops Cyber Audit Assessment to mitigate internal threats

Strategic intelligence and risk-focused business KCS Group Europe has now announced the addition of a Cyber Audit Assessment to its existing intelligence and corporate security service suite. With the aim of educating organisations around the internal risks, threats and...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016
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“Hacker skills in demand by British businesses” according to SecureData market research

Cyber security service provider SecureData has issued research statistics revealing that 34% of businesses would look towards the black hat community to compensate for any lack of in-house skills. Almost half (43%) of those surveyed at SecureData’s annual customer event in London...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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Mitie CEO Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE wins prestigious ICAEW Outstanding Achievement Award

Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE – CEO of facilities management solutions specialist the Mitie Group plc – has received the prestigious Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Outstanding Achievement Award for her “exceptional contribution to...
Posted On 17 Apr 2015