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International business continuity management systems standard undergoes revision

The public consultation process for the revision of the international business continuity management systems standard BS EN ISO 22301 DIS Business Continuity Management Systems is open until Tuesday 26 February. ISO has released the official ISO 22301 Draft International Standard...
Posted On 05 Feb 2019
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Independent report welcomes work of CPS’ Special Crime and Counter-Terrorism Division

The Special Crime and Counter-Terrorism Division (SCCTD) of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been recognised in an independent inspection report for its strong leadership and governance. Inspectors from Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI)...
Posted On 05 Feb 2019
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Evolution completes major risk consultancy programme for Renesas in wake of GDPR

Evolution, the fire and security systems integrator, has completed a major consultancy project for an international semiconductor business in order to meet the ongoing requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which was enacted last...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Sword GRC acquires Magique Galileo in move designed to deliver “industry-leading” GRC solutions

Sword GRC, the supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has acquired Magique Galileo. The move will enable Sword GRC to offer an expanded and “industry-leading” range of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software and services.   Nick Scully,...
Posted On 04 Jan 2019
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BSI publishes European technical specification focused on crisis management

BSI, the business standards company, has published a new European technical specification, PD CEN/TS 17091:2018 Crisis Management, to provide organisations with good practice on how to prepare for, anticipate, respond to and recover from a crisis event. The ability of an...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018
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Police service “cannot fix a broken mental health system” asserts HMICFRS report

Police officers are increasingly being used as the ‘service of default’ in responding to people with mental health problems, a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has confirmed. The report, entitled ‘Policing...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Resilience emerges as key priority for global business leaders in BSI Index

Business leaders have taken significant steps to shore up the resilience of their companies, but still face significant risks around technology, governance and skills shortages. This is according to the 2018 Organisational Resilience Index published today by BSI. The Index is...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018
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BSI partners with NMU for increased supply chain risk management across insurance industry

BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions has announced a partnership with NMU, one of the UK’s leading niche insurers. The collaboration will enable NMU’s brokers to further support their clients to reduce their insurance claims by better understanding their supply chain risks. By...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018
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Code of Practice for employers to improve health and well-being of staff devised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new Code of Practice for organisations to help them tackle a crisis in the mental health and well-being of Britain’s workforce. No less than 137 million working days were lost to sick leave in the UK in 2016, with organisations...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
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Yahoo! fined £250,000 by ICO after “systemic failures” placed customer data at risk

Yahoo! UK Services Limited has been fined £250,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following a cyber attack in November 2014. The incident was publicly disclosed in September 2016, almost two years after it had taken place. Due to when the breach happened,...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018