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Capitalising on tech

The continued advancement of technology means there are more tools available to Human Resources professionals than ever before. In order for business and HR leaders to capitalise on the benefits tech can bring, it’s important they first understand the trends that are expected to impact HR departments in 2019.

Article by: Jacky Carter | Published: 19 January 2019

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Portugal – Why Portugal is Europe’s Most Exciting New Tech Hub

Few countries have bounced back from the financial crisis as robustly as Portugal. In 2012, the Iberian nation’s economy fell by 3.2 percent while its unemployment rate soared to 18 percent. But just six years later, Portugal is tracking growth of 2.3 percent and jobless figures are dramatically reduced.

Article by: Matt Pitt | Published: 9 November 2018

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Dangers of data on old redundant IT equipment

In the two months following GDPR, 68 percent of businesses have failed to wipe the memories of IT equipment before disposal. Despite GDPR legislation having come into effect over four months ago, the majority of UK businesses are now risking penalties by failing to adhere to some of the rules.

Article by: Matt Royle | Published: 16 October 2018

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HR key to breaking down IT silos

Following significant IT investment over the last decade, HR professionals are increasingly grappling with the challenge of breaking down the information and organisational silos that have emerged. With individual parts of the business often pursuing a strategy of ’best of breed’ functional systems, technology islands have been allowed to emerge.

Article by: Bob Dunn | Published: 25 June 2018

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Anatomy of a cyber-attack:

What happened when a recruitment agency was hit by ransomware? It was as simple as a junior member of staff clicking on a malicious link in a bogus email. Article from Sarah Adams, cyber risk specialist at business insurance broker - PolicyBee.

Article by: Sarah Adams | Published: 11 September 2017

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At the mercy of cybercriminals

The National Audit Office (NAO) has reported that not enough is being done to tackle cybercrime, following another large scale malware incident this week. Article from Cyber Security Lead Joe Hancock - Mishcon de Reya.

Article by: Joe Hancock | Published: 3 July 2017

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Five ways to protect against ransomware attacks

There is a saying that goes “A fish rots from the head down” – get your senior board members up to speed on the threat landscape including cyber. They have invaluable strategic skills, which combined with the next steps will place an organisation on the front foot instead of the back one. From IIRSM Specialist Advisor, Mike Gillespie.

Article by: Mike Gillespie | Published: 24 May 2017

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How mobile is changing HR

I think it is needless to say that in the last decade, workplace outlooks and behaviours have changed drastically. The typical workforce is far less deskbound than previously, with many employees now working from home and ‘hot-desking’ fast becoming a popular option for work spaces. From Paul Swaddle, Co-founder of Pocket App.

Article by: Paul Swaddle | Published: 6 May 2017

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Cyber security guidance for C-Suite executives

The Internet was invented in a government laboratory and later commercialized in the private sector. The hardware, software, and networks were originally designed for open communication. From Chuck Brooks, Vice President of Government Relations & Marketing for Sutherland Government Solutions.

Article by: Chuck Brooks | Published: 16 April 2017