Article Advice on how to protect yourself and your business from fraud and cyber crime

  Beware COVID-19 Grant Phishing E-mail Businesses are advised to be aware of a suspicious email requesting re-submission of application details in order to receive the COVID-19 Retail, Hospitality and Leisure grant. The e-mail claims to be from the ‘Director of Finance (Section 151 Officer)’; however the individual stated holds the post at a different […]

Article What should employers be doing in the current situation?

From the CIPD’s Coronavirus (COVID-19): employer response guide (21 April 2020) Organisations should focus on planning and prevention with both urgency and calm. Do what you can to immediately protect staff and to cope with the changing environment. The government has introduced measures (starting 23 March) requiring that people should only leave home for one of four […]

Article Developing flexible resourcing plans by CIPD Advice for UK Employers in terms of resources  – Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Government guidance states that ‘businesses and workplaces should make every possible effort to enable working from home as a first option. Where working from home is not possible, workplaces should make every effort to comply with the social distancing guidelines […]


New Government Measures The changes announced 9 September are only applicable in England. Elsewhere in the UK there are separate stipulations, as below. If meeting outside, the number of people who can gather varies: In S cotland, up to 15 people from five different households  can meet outdoors In Wales, up to 30 people  are allowed to see each other outdoors In Northern Ireland, the […]


Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to have a significant impact on businesses across the construction industry and this dedicated Build UK webpage collates the latest information and support for employers. We are working as part of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Task Force to ensure effective communication between the industry and Government, and the CLC has published […]

Article Technology supply chain disruption COVID-19 supply chain disruption at technology companies calls for change.

By:Tim Zanni, Global and US Head of Technology, Media, Telecommunications and Technology Sector LeaderChris Lanman, Managing Director, Strategy, KPMG in the US COVID-19 may accelerate companies’ search for ways to reduce supply chain risk and the likelihood of future disruption. More than 90% of the Fortune 10001, including many technology companies, have already suffered supply […]

Article Surveillance challenges under COVID-19 Paul Tombleson | Leadership, 27 April 2020 Like many sectors, the investment banking sector has had to find new ways of working away from the trading floor at a mass scale. This involves the use of back-up sites and remote working, bringing an almost overnight change to the traditional set up. There has never been a time […]

Article Commercial Businesses That are Thriving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Commercial Businesses That are Thriving During the COVID-19 Pandemic The outbreak of Coronavirus Covid-19 and its rapid spread around the world has had serious implications for the international economy. It has negatively affected global stock markets and industries such as travel, hospitality and retail. However, despite this, various commercial sectors will remain unaffected by the negative […]