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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...

Running the Risk: SME Top Threats
Running the Risk: SME Top Threats
Over 16 million people are employed in the SME sector, dominating 60 per cent of all private sector employment, according to industry data. These numbers reflect a 26 per cent growth since 2000 in the number of small businesses. However, running a successful SME doesn’t come without risk. 

Here are the top risks facing SMEs, as reported by SMEs: 

* Data loss, misuse or...

Bellwether Survey Reveals What Will Keep CEOs Up at Night in 2018
Bellwether Survey Reveals What Will Keep CEOs Up at Night in 2018
Confidence in potential growth both within the United Kingdom and abroad is high, and has caused the attitude in UK boardrooms to be the most optimistic it’s been in 18 months, according to the FT-ICSA Boardroom Bellwether survey. However, this enthusiasm is not without its complications. In fact, there are several situations that UK boardrooms are worried about in 2018. According to the survey,...

The Legislative and Regulatory Risks Threatening Your D&Os
The Legislative and Regulatory Risks Threatening Your D&Os
Over the past several years, UK legislation and regulations have greatly expanded the potential number of risks that directors and officers (D&Os) may have to handle. To protect your D&Os, guard against these five legislative and regulatory risks in 2018:

1. Companies Act 2006 — This outlines the duties and responsibilities of directors and officers. Most often, legal...