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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
Michael Lockwood
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Director general appointed to lead all-new Independent Office for Police Conduct

Harrow Council’s CEO Michael Lockwood has been confirmed as the first director general of the new Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). Major reforms to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) – including its renaming as the IOPC – were announced by...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
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Reputation tops list of business priorities in BSI’s Organisational Resilience benchmarking study

Protecting reputation tops business leaders’ list of priorities ahead of financial achievements and business leadership. That’s according to the world’s first benchmarking study of Organisational Resilience published by the British Standards Institution (BSI). The...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017
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BT and KPMG warn businesses against “cyber security traps” in wake of WannaCry

In the wake of the recent high-profile WannaCry and Petya global ransomware attacks, BT and KPMG have published a new cyber security report offering practical advice to businesses of all sizes on how best to manage their security journey and turn it into a business opportunity....
Posted On 10 Jul 2017
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Only 11% of UK firms “prepared to deal with third party failure” during uncertain times

Over the course of the last three years, one-in-three UK companies have experienced either major disruption or complete failure due to the actions of outsourced solution providers. That’s according to the results of an extensive survey* on third party management conducted...
Posted On 06 Apr 2017
Andrew Taylor
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GDPR: ‘Fresh Thinking’ and ‘A New Paradigm’

“The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones” – John Maynard Keynes… In recent weeks, I’ve spoken with many executives about the impending arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Frequently, these...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017
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PwC Survey: “UK CEOs rate cyber risks as second most significant business threat”

PwC’s latest CEO Survey reveals that three-quarters (76%) of UK CEOs consider cyber risks to be a significant business threat. Indeed, cyber risk is ranked second only to the availability of key skills, and ahead of changing consumer behaviour, the speed of technological change...
Posted On 29 Jan 2017
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‘Under-Employed, Under-Inclusive and Under Threat’: World Economic Forum issues Global Risks Report

Economic inequality, societal polarisation and intensifying environmental dangers are the foremost trends that will shape global developments over the next ten years. According to the World Economic Forum’s extensive and thought-provoking Global Risks Report 2017, collaborative...
Posted On 16 Jan 2017
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BDO and Ideagen publish thought-leading White Paper on Corporate Compliance and Oversight

BDO LLP, the global accountancy organisation, has teamed up with software business Ideagen to produce a White Paper on achieving effective corporate compliance and oversight. The report, entitled ‘The Golden Thread: Achieve Sustainable Competitive Advantage via Risk-Based...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017
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BS ISO 37001 standard addresses growing global concern over bribery in organisations

BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems, a new standard specifically designed to aid the prevention and detection of bribery in today’s organisations. BS ISO 37001 assists companies with turning the legal requirements...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016