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Responding to global risks

Jun 19, 2014 12:18 BST The Business Continuity Institute Business leaders are not doing enough to prepare for the risks that arise from our increasingly inter-connected world, such as government debt crises, extreme weather events and social instability, claims the Institute of Directors in a new report, Responding to Global Risks: A practical guide for business leaders.

Jun 19, 2014 11:26 BST Allianz Insurance Neighbourliness Remains Strong Amongst British Communities

“Made in Sweden” furniture available on the BIMobject® Portal

Jun 19, 2014 09:15 BST BIMobject® As a small, but exclusive and important newcomer to the market, Flädie have now decided to invest in BIM objects developed by BIMobject® in order to reach new markets in a cost efficient way.

Cyber risk oversight guidance for corporate directors

Jun 17, 2014 12:47 BST The Business Continuity Institute A new handbook on Cyber Risk Oversight, designed to provide corporate directors with expert guidelines to improve their cybersecurity oversight, has been published by the American International Group (AIG), the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and the Internet Security Alliance (ISA). The handbook is the latest issue in NACD’s Director’s Handbook Series.

Only half of employees feel their companies are prepared for a severe emergency

Jun 16, 2014 15:16 BST The Business Continuity Institute According to a recent survey conducted by Staples in the United States, only half of employees believe their workplaces are prepared for a severe emergency and nearly two-thirds of those polled stated that recent natural disasters had not led to their employers reassessing company safety plans. The survey also revealed that in the past six months nearly half of businesses had closed due to weather

Managing information while balancing security and value

Jun 12, 2014 12:05 BST The Business Continuity Institute When it comes to deciding how best to manage information, organizations on both sides of the Atlantic seem more comfortable following conventional risk-avoidance strategies than translating that information into insight and competitive advantage. That’s one of the key findings of the 2014 Information Maturity Risk Index.

Tracking your supply chain - the riskiest countries for business

Jun 11, 2014 16:58 BST The Business Continuity Institute The 2014 FM Global Resilience Index places Norway, Switzerland, Canada and Australia at the top of the list of nations most resilient to supply chain disruption, a major cause of business volatility as highlighted in the recent BCI Horizon Scan Report which revealed that 42% of respondents to the survey expressed concern or extreme concern about the possibility of this threat materialising.

camexpo Taster Workshop line-up announced

Jun 11, 2014 11:42 BST camexpo camexpo’s Taster Workshops offers a bite-sized introduction to a multitude of new therapies and techniques. The full 2014 programme is now online and available to book in advance.

Scandic's CEO, Frank Fiskers, one of the 10 people who are hottest in the hotel industry

Jun 11, 2014 06:55 BST Scandic Hotels The world's largest hotel trade magazine, HOTELS, has identified Scandic's CEO, Frank Fiskers, as one of the 10 people who are hottest in the hotel industry right now.

Simpler ways to send customer communications

Jun 09, 2014 16:30 BST Neopost Create, produce, distribute Neopost advises companies on how they can grow profits through more effective communications with their new guide ‘Simpler ways to send customer communications.’