While most of us have been told to stay at home to fight coronavirus from the comfort of our kitchens and lounges, many low-paid key workers in hospitals, supermarkets and other workplaces are risking their health to keep the country running.
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) offers a loan of up to £5 million that is interest free for the first 12 months however there are concerns about “the way the loan scheme is being rolled out and being interpreted by some lenders”. The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has written to Rishi Sunak, outlining a […]
The Corporate Finance Network has undertaken research amongst 13,000 small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) which predicts that in the next 4 weeks, as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, 18% of all SMEs will not be able to survive, despite the support measures currently announced by the Government.
The very first thing to do in any crisis is assess how it is likely to affect your business. Whether it’s staffing, cash flow, supply chains or insurance, getting through a crisis depends on your ability to identify exactly what problems you face. Will King created King of Shaves in the depths of the 90s […]
Posted on 1st April 2020 in Coronavirus.
These are challenging times for us all, not least for those working on the frontline in the NHS. The general public have shown their gratitude over the past few weeks with outpouring support on social media and many also took part in a mass round of applause in support of the NHS workers currently battling the coronavirus pandemic […]
One Minute Briefs promote brands & causes via social media by challenging our creative community on Twitter to respond with instinctive ideas to daily advertising briefs & reward the best entries. Today they are collaborating with ITV’s Peston to hi-light the importance of maintaining #SocialDistancing. Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from […]
These are strange times indeed. As we settle into a very different way of working over the next few months with many of us having to balance looking after children, home schooling and working from home, businesses are having to adapt quickly to remote working and being more flexible with work hours.
The National Living Wage (NLW) will increase today (Wednesday 1 April) to £8.72, giving a pay rise to thousands of workers at the frontline of the UK’s response to Covid-19.
Facebook says that underhand data harvesting tactics have been employed by quiz apps, compromising the privacy of thousands of the social media platform’s users. Malicious quiz apps were allegedly created to encourage user participation and lift profile data. Any account holders who wanted to take part in the quizzes were prompted towards the installation of […]
Posted on 13th March 2019 in GDPR.
The Irish Data Protection Commission (IDPC) has ten ongoing investigations into the data handling practices of Facebook or its subsidiaries, Instagram and WhatsApp. An IDPC report released last week illustrates how the social network remains at the centre of a data privacy storm that threatens to strike Facebook with further regulatory penalties for failing to safeguard […]
Posted on 28th February 2019 .
Car dealers in the UK are in the process of adapting to the GDPR era, as stronger regulations surrounding consents hits data-driven marketing campaigns. Business is taking a hit as a result, as dealerships find themselves under new restrictions on data handling, The Drum reports, following a study carried out by Marketing Delivery. According to […]
Posted on 26th February 2019 in GDPR.