Growth in furtive telecom scams trade

28th of June 2013
Growth in furtive telecom scams trade

Telecom scams are a growing threat to businesses, with criminals deploying ever more sneaky tools and tactics. Hartley Milner looks at some tricks of the fraudster’s furtive trade and how to avoid falling victim to them.

The cold-caller’s patter went something like this… “Am I speaking to Mr Miller?” “Well,

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New data protection rules at risk, warns chief watchdog

27th of June 2013
New data protection rules at risk, warns chief watchdog

New EU data protection rules could collapse because of ‘excessive lobbying’, foot-dragging by MEPs and entanglement in trade negotiations with the USA, Europe’s chief data protection watchdog has warned.

“There is some concern about excessive lobbying and circulating messages that create wrong impressions,” said

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New EU poll reveals causes of work-related stress

13th of June 2013
New EU poll reveals causes of work-related stress

Around half of workers across Europe (51 per cent) perceive that work-related stress is common in their workplace, according to a pan-European opinion poll conducted on behalf of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).

Female workers are more likely than male workers to say that work-related stress is common (54 per cent

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Businesses should address cultural diversity

7th of June 2013
Businesses should address cultural diversity

Addressing cultural diversity in the workplace can greatly impact on occupational safety and health, says a new report from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).

The report, ‘Diverse cultures at work: ensuring safety and health through leadership and participation’, reveals that there can be serious consequences

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Beyond reasonable doubt

21st of May 2013
Beyond reasonable doubt

It’s a well known fact that as a result of the current economic climate, cash strapped consumers are far more likely to pursue a compensation claim for personal injury than they might perhaps otherwise have done during less ‘lean’ times. Shane Clifford of software specialist Zetes explains how software can help to curb the

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Untangling the web of EU regulation

17th of May 2013
Untangling the web of EU regulation

Fresh moves are under way at EU level to remove the tangle of regulation choking business growth and the region’s economic recovery. Hartley Milner looks at some of the most burdensome laws on the hit list.

It appears our leaders found time at their recent summit for a little soul-searching. The outcome was recognition of a grievance

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