Author: Sophie Tyler

Firms risk losing business if they demonstrate poor data security practices

There has been a marked increase in cyberattack attempts on businesses as criminals try to exploit organisations that are now operating remotely.

FSB outlines recommendations to Chancellor as many firms face reopening costs

FSB: ‘The fundamental question facing small businesses today is: can I open in a way that’s both commercially viable and safe?’.

Workplace communication at concerningly low levels

A third of employees reveal that they currently have contact with their manager less than once a week.

VAT changes delayed due to Covid-19

The new rules mark a complete overhaul of the way VAT is payable on building and construction invoices, as part of moves to reduce fraud in the sector.

UK hiring confidence seeing some improvement

Although confidence in hiring is still negative, it is seeing some improvement, indicating that the worst could be behind us.

More than infrastructure needed for remote working to work

According to experts, technology is just one of the three pillars of successful remote working policies.

Majority of UK businesses taking steps to address employees’ mental health

Wazoku: ‘Employee engagement is always an important part of business, but during the pandemic it is taking on a much more human importance’.

Many firms expect their remote workers to put them at risk of a data breach

Worrying, more than a third of IT leaders state their remote workers don’t care about security.

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