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BNP Paribas win awards in Britain’s Healthiest Company survey

Jul 25, 2014 15:58 BST BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions

UKITA member nFocus selected by Microsoft as Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year.

Jul 24, 2014 15:13 BST UK IT Association On 27th May 2014, it was announced Software Testing Consultancy nFocus had been selected by Microsoft as their Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year for 2014. The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise partners who have developed and delivered exceptional solutions during the past year.

Distributed denial of service attacks on the increase

Jul 24, 2014 09:11 BST The Business Continuity Institute A recently published report by Prolexic on distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks has shown that, compared to this time last year, the number of attacks has increased by 22% and the average attack bandwidth has increased by 72%. The average peak bandwidth has increased by a staggering 241%.

Announcing UKITA apprenticeships - do you need more bright problem-solvers?

Jul 21, 2014 16:59 BST UK IT Association Small and medium-sized IT businesses tell us that the current IT apprenticeships available do not suit them very well. The reasons they give include: - Lack of flexibility in what the apprentices are learning outside the workplace - Low people skills, problem-solving communication ability and timekeeping amongst the candidates - Apprentices aren’t becoming productive quickly enough

Bellerbys College chose Mailmark franking technology from Neopost

Jul 18, 2014 16:30 BST Neopost Neopost, a leading solutions provider in the postal and related digital communications industry, has renewed a leasing agreement for mailing systems with Bellerbys College in Brighton. As a result Neopost has supplied the College with a new IS-480 Mailmark franking machine.

96% of organizations experienced a significant IT security incident in the past year

Jul 17, 2014 16:02 BST The Business Continuity Institute Explaining just why cyber attacks and data breaches are a very real concern for business continuity professionals, a report published by ForeScout Technologies revealed that 96% of respondents who took part in their survey had experienced a major IT security incident in the last year. 39% experienced at least two incidents while 16% experienced at least five.

European Retail Sales Recovery Continues but Polarisation Persists

Jul 17, 2014 12:17 BST CBRE Eurostat data released today (July 17) shows that retail sales volumes in Europe continued their recovery in the three months to May. For the EU as a whole, sales volumes were up by 1.8% on a year earlier and they have now increased by 2.4% since the Eurozone crisis low in the three months to December 2012.

The challenge of supply chain management

Jul 17, 2014 11:22 BST The Business Continuity Institute 38% of executives claim that supply chain management is their main challenge over the coming year with 42% placing it at the top of their list for increased investment. Those were some of the findings of a study carried out by the Consumer Goods Forum and KPMG International.

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions offers partners free finance training

Jul 15, 2014 13:35 BST BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions In the below interview, Andy Milsom gives details of the free training courses offered by BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions.

Spiderweb Launches New Marketing Transparency Service

Jul 14, 2014 15:04 BST Spiderweb Online Marketing LTD So we knew that Spiderweb Marketing Online LTD offered unique monthly incentives to new customers such as 70% off no obligation discounts, but now they have taken things too far! Fortunately it is too far in the 'right' direction! The new transparency service they have just implemented is already expected to be a big hit with new and existing clients.