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.
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.
The economy is returning to growth but there are concerns that growing businesses cannot access the finance they need to maintain pace.
Software analysis firm CAST has today revealed that the growing number of data breaches and security incidents can be directly linked to poor code quality.
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.
Mexican restaurant chain Chilango has become the first company to raise more than £2m through Crowdcube, Britain's leading crowdfunding platform.
The increasing growth of mobile technologies presents many opportunities for ecommerce businesses, as well as sizeable hurdles.
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!
As the battle over Scottish independence reaches its final stages, 130 business leaders have signed a letter arguing that the business case for independence has not been made.
One in five say their boss never says 'thank you' – but that could undermine productivity.
Gartner research has found that EMEA server shipments in the second quarter of 2014 grew for the first time in 11 quarters.