Understanding data compliance

From PCI DSS to CDE standards the data market today is rife with myths, jargon and acronyms when it comes to compliance. This is complicated further by data protection and compliance policies involving codes of conduct for IT decision makers throughout the UK.

How to hire an ex-offender

A Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development report once highlighted that ex-offenders are perhaps more reliable than is average because they have more to lose from failing a job than anyone else. So, while in certain jobs a check would be called for, businesses need to be aware of the steps needed to hire an ex-offender.

Technology and fashion: Fad or future

The appointment of Burberry's Chief Executive Angela Ahrendts at Apple suggests the company does not simply plan to dip its toe in the fashion pool, but intends to fully submerge itself. With the current hype over the marriage of the fashion and technology industries, fashion law expert Sarah Walsh asks whether the collaboration between technology and fashion will really take off.

Tips for budding hospitality entrepreneurs

Hospitality is one of the most popular industries for budding entrepreneurs to tackle – after all, hospitality employs over ten per cent of the British workforce and is the UK’s fourth largest industry!