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Manufacturers “grind to a standstill” in face of economic and political storm

Britain’s manufacturers have ended the year “at a standstill” as the toll of ongoing political uncertainty coupled with the downturn in major global markets shows little sign of ending anytime soon. That’s according to a major survey conducted by business...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019
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IOSH urges next Government to provide Health and Safety assurance for 2020s

The global Chartered body for safety and health-focused professionals has urged the UK Government to provide assurance and certainty on the future of the UK’s Health and Safety system. Following the General Election on 12 December, the Institution of Occupational Safety and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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“Widespread inability” to manage third party risk in top corporations unearthed by Deloitte study

Developments in Extended Enterprise Risk Management (EERM) maturity have not kept pace with increasingly critical levels of dependence on third parties and, as such, the majority (83%) of organisations quizzed by Deloitte for the company’s fourth annual EERM Survey have...
Posted On 24 Sep 2019
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Revenues burgeon by impressive 10.9% at risk advisory business Deloitte

Risk advisory business Deloitte in the UK and Switzerland has increased revenues by an impressive 10.9% in the year ended 31 May 2019 from £3.58 billion in 2018 to £3.97 billion as the firm continues to invest in each of its businesses and in its people.  Richard Houston, UK and...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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G4S reports on Full Year financial results for 12 months to 31 December 2018

G4S has announced its Full Year financial results for the twelve months ended 31 December 2018. New contract wins total £1.4 billion (annual contract value), with Secure Solutions revenues growing by 3.1%. Cash Solutions revenues excluding Retail Cash Solutions rose by 0.5%....
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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GCs and Boards believe companies are “unprepared” for “significantly more complex” risk landscape

The risk landscape has become significantly more complex over the last three years and General Counsels (GCs) as well as Board members don’t believe their organisations are sufficiently prepared to deal with the new threats. That’s according to the Looking Glass...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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BCC survey finds investment and recruitment would be cut in event of ‘no deal Brexit’

With just six months to go before the UK leaves the European Union (EU), the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is calling for UK ministers to redouble their efforts to reach an agreement with the EU – and ensure a transition period that could help firms prepare for change and...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018
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PwC establishes team of drone specialists with keen focus on national security issues

PwC has established a team of drone specialists in the UK to help clients take advantage of this emerging technology and extract value from drone data. PwC’s ‘Clarity From Above’ report found that drones have the potential to disrupt a variety of industries,...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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80 ‘high class’ acquisition targets named in latest Plimsoll Publishing Report on guarding sector

Traditionally, a typical acquisition strategy revolves around acquirers looking for a cut-price deal by preying on struggling and vulnerable businesses. The UK’s security guarding sector is no different. However, new research into the financial health of the sector...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017
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“Remaining part of the EU is better for business” assert members of the ADS Group

A survey of ADS Group members carried out by GfK has shown that opinion across all four sectors – namely aerospace, defence, security and space – is overwhelmingly in favour of the UK remaining part of the European Union (EU). The survey results confirm that 70% of ADS...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016
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