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Companies House reforms “will do more” to safeguard personal data and combat fraud

Companies will be better protected from fraud under new Companies House reforms that “will do more” to safeguard the personal data of business owners and ensure the accuracy of the register. Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst has unveiled a substantial package of...
Posted On 07 May 2019
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Fighting Cyber Crime: The Partnership Approach

There’s plenty of evidence to suggest that neither the business community nor the police service have effectively prioritised their response to cyber crime. Indeed, a 2016 Institute of Directors survey of businesses found that only 57% had a cyber or information security strategy...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019
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“UK must not risk sacrificing security on altar of innovation” warns (ISC)² EMEA md Adrian Davis

Business Secretary Greg Clark has launched the Government’s ambitious Industrial Strategy, setting out a long-term vision for how Britain can build on its economic strengths, address productivity performance, embrace technological change and boost the earning power of people...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017
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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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Mitie Total Security Management introduces bespoke City Class protection service

Mitie’s Total Security Management (TSM) business division has launched City Class, a tailored security service for City-based clients. The new offer was introduced at The Kurtzman Club, one of the company’s thought leadership gatherings which took place at the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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“Secure data destruction now absolutely essential” state BSIA member companies

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section are warning organisations from all sectors to ensure that they comply with the Data Protection Act. This follows on from the news that Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has been fine...
Posted On 08 May 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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Mitie awarded three-year facilities management contract with the Institute of Directors

Facilities management specialist Mitie has been awarded a three-year contract with the Institute of Directors (IoD). The contract will see Mitie deliver maintenance services and project works at the Institute’s headquarters located on Pall Mall in central London. The IoD is the...
Posted On 13 Jun 2016
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“Fraud costing UK’s economy £193 billion per annum” reveals Annual Fraud Indicator 2016

According to a new report, the annual cost of fraud in the UK could be as high as £193 billion per annum. This assertion dwarfs previous estimates produced by the UK Government which put the figure at around £50 billion back in 2013. The Annual Fraud Indicator 2016 has been...
Posted On 26 May 2016
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Businesses need to “get real” about cyber security warns the Institute of Directors

Businesses are not taking cyber security seriously enough, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has warned, with under a third (28%) of cyber attacks being reported to the police. In a new report entitled Cyber Security: Underpinning The Digital Economy, which is supported by...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016
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