Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Don’t let disruptions disrupt your business
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Recent reports from the likes of Gartner and the CMI both point to the increasing focus on business continuity strategies – something hardly surprising when you consider the cumulative effects of business disruptions of late. Last year alone, insurance firm … Continue reading

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Lighter touch is good news for firms considering homeworking
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In line with coalition promises to “reduce the red tape burden” on businesses, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed that it is in agreement with Lord Young’s recommendation to relax rules in low-risk environments, which include homes. This … Continue reading

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Cutting through the hot air
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With the first organisations scheduled to pay the new climate change levy in 2012, many are anxious about what effect the change of government will have on the measures intended to force UK industry to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. … Continue reading

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IT spending survey shows CFOs still wary of the cloud
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We promised to bring you the full findings of our IT survey of 100 chief financial officers (CFOs) in mid-sized UK headquartered firms conducted by Vanson Bourn on behalf of SunGard Availability Services. Two thirds (66%) of those responsible for … Continue reading

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Organisations built on shaky foundations
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The findings of a new Computing survey, sponsored by SunGard Availability Services, paint a worrying picture of organisations that are not in control of their information, unsure of their data protection obligations and unable to recover their critical data and … Continue reading

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