By Joep Gommers, Founder and CEO at EclecticIQ The weak link in the cybersecurity chain is usually a human one, with the most frequent enabler of cybersecurity breaches caused by human error. Whether it’s clicking on an unsolicited link or failing to properly safeguard passwords, simple slip ups can have major consequences later down the line. […]
Posted on 17th April 2020 in People.
By Hiren Parekh, UK country leader, OVHcloud For thousands of small high-street businesses, forced to shut, moving online is the only chance of survival. However, if you’ve not done this before, building an online presence can be intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. Taking your business online is easy and fast if you follow these […]
Posted on 16th April 2020 in digital marketing.
By Michael Chambers, partner and head of dispute resolution at Forbes Solicitors. The widespread disruption of COVID-19 is causing many companies to question whether they can claim ‘force majeure’ in respect of their contractual obligations. Businesses are generally considering such action in the belief it will relieve them of delivering against the contract, which may […]
By Angela Love, director at Active Workplace Solutions Change. A word that brings relief and fear in equal measure. Right now, change has been thrust upon all of us on an unprecedented scale. However, this current interlude is the perfect time for business leaders to take change even further because there are may be more challenges around the […]
By Samuel Pollen, Deputy Creative Director, Reed Words COVID 19 has changed the way we live. And it’s rapidly changing the rules of corporate communication, too. When did you first hear the term ‘social distancing’? It was likely only a month or so ago. And initially, you may not have fully understood it. How distant […]
Ecommerce sales in the UK saw are seeing their highest levels of growth since the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, driven in part by sales in the fashion industry, tech firm Emarsys confirms today.
By Hugo Minchin (MBACP), Director, co-founder and counsellor at Talk to the Rainbow, the centre for LGBTQ+ therapeutic excellence based in Bristol.
Posted on 16th April 2020 in People.
Research commissioned by people analytics provider Visier reveals the vast majority of UK workers (77 percent) forced to work remotely due to Covid-19 feel their employers have done a good job of handling the urgent transition to remote working, but fear a return to the status quo.
by Donna Torres, director of small business at Xero UK If you run your own business, are self-employed or are a freelancer, then you will likely have heard of IR35. It is a piece of legislation that allows HMRC to collect additional payment where a contractor is an employee in all but name. The […]
By Dr Holly Blake, Associate Professor of Behavioural Science in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham The demands, challenges and risks that come with running a business bring personal pressures and impact on health and wellbeing.
Latona’s, a U.S. Mergers and Acquisitions broker has analysed and combined Google search volume data with net worth statistics, to find out whose net worth is searched for the most, and the actual wealth of these multimillionaires.
Initially, in order to qualify, individuals had to be employed by the business on February 28, 2020, but the Chancellor announced yesterday that the eligibility date will be extended to March 19th, 2020, the day before the scheme was announced. This extension has been welcomed by The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has welcomed […]
Posted on 16th April 2020 in Coronavirus.