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The Biggest Risks Facing UK Businesses in 2019: Revealed
The Biggest Risks Facing UK Businesses in 2019: Revealed
In the past 12 months, the UK has experienced several changes that impacted businesses across the nation, regardless of size or industry. 

Between growing cyber-security concerns from high-profile breaches and the GDPR, broken supply chains from a commercial CO2 shortage and the collapse of big-name companies like Carillion, various risks have taken precedence. Not to mention, 2019 will...

UK Companies’ Top 3 Risks in 2017
UK Companies’ Top 3 Risks in 2017
Each new year brings with it a collection of challenges for businesses to overcome, and 2017 is no different. That is why your company needs to be adequately prepared for this year’s forecast, which includes digital threats and shifting economic conditions. According to a recent industry survey, the following three risks are the most significant and worrisome that UK companies of all sizes will...

A New Year’s Resolution for 2017 - Achieve Better Business Continuity
A New Year’s Resolution for 2017 - Achieve Better Business Continuity
The threat landscape is changing and management teams must now consider a wider range of scenarios to ensure that their business can effectively respond and continue priority activities when faced with unexpected events. The risks associated with cyber security, technological changes, severe weather events and increasing supply chain dependencies need to be considered alongside the traditional “what...

Cyber Security – Have you left the back door open?
Cyber Security – Have you left the back door open?

In this age of connectivity and access, the easier it is for you to reach your customer, the easier it is for people to reach you. It is therefore important to protect your systems and valuable data.
The world of Cyber security is no longer the remit of your ‘IT Manager’ it is now reaching the boardroom. Cyber crime is on the rise and it is extremely profitable. In fact “70%...

Cyber Security is not a Priority for a Majority of Businesses
Cyber Security is not a Priority for a Majority of Businesses
According to a quarterly survey from the merchant banking group, Close Brothers, 63 per cent of UK companies have chosen not to invest in better cyber security over the next 12 months, despite the fact that nearly that same amount is concerned about being victims of cyber crime. The decision to forego cyber defences is especially surprising considering that 24 per cent of UK companies have experienced...

How Will Brexit Affect Your  Business?
How Will Brexit Affect Your Business?


DID YOU KNOW?
UK business leaders should remain calm after Britain’s vote to leave the EU, according to Business Secretary Sajid Javid. In support of his comment, Javid met with two dozen senior figures from across the economic sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities brought about by the historic vote. While the specific details concerning the effect that Brexit will have...