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3 million UK SMEs at ‘high risk’ of losing data through bad backup practices

3 million UK SMEs at ‘high risk’ of losing data through bad backup practices

Almost three million small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the UK are at ‘high risk' of losing valuable commercial information by failing to back up their data or storing electronic copies in the same location as the original information, according to a new study by Beaming, the business ISP.

Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Given that logistics leaders face pressure from their stakeholders to optimise logistics costs while maintaining service and performance levels, Gartner, Inc. has identified five actions to achieve cost optimisation from within the organisation.

SMEs must open up to the automation revolution or be left behind, say EACS

SMEs must open up to the automation revolution or be left behind, say EACS

It has been a common trend that uptake in new technologies is slower amongst SMEs than that of major multinational companies, who have significantly more scale and resources.

Automation is the route to environmentally aware intralogistics

Automation is the route to environmentally aware intralogistics

Consumers’ environmental expectations are adding a new layer of supply chain complexity – how are companies going to respond? Steve Richmond, Director Logistics Systems, Jungheinrich UK discusses the role of automation within intralogistics to support the green agenda.

Acorn Recruitment sees a third more people applying for Summer temp jobs across the North in 2019

Acorn Recruitment sees a third more people applying for Summer temp jobs across the North in 2019

New data from recruiter Acorn Recruitment has revealed that the number of people applying for temporary jobs in the North* throughout July and August has risen by more than a third – 35% - year on year.

Consumers still economic bright spot but Europe can’t avoid effects of global trade tensions, says Stenn

Consumers still economic bright spot but Europe can’t avoid effects of global trade tensions, says Stenn

Dr. Kerstin Braun, President of Stenn Group, an international provider of trade finance headquartered in the UK, comments on the Eurostat retail trade figures and drop in Asian markets/FTSE 100:

Retailers forced to get smart in fight against crime - attacks costing the sector over £900 million

Retailers forced to get smart in fight against crime - attacks costing the sector over £900 million

Shocking new figures show that attacks on retail workers in the UK are on the rise, with over 42,000 violent incidents recorded in the last year. These attacks are costing retailers a staggering £900 million.

Acquia and ORM reveal customer experience is the key focus for manufacturers as online shopping behaviours evolve

Acquia and ORM reveal customer experience is the key focus for manufacturers as online shopping behaviours evolve

Almost three-quarters (73%) of manufacturers are re-directing their key focus to enhancing the customer experience to accommodate changes in consumer behaviour, according to new research from Acquia and ORM.

How to combat the skills deficit in the manufacturing industry

How to combat the skills deficit in the manufacturing industry

By Dave Johal, ManpowerGroup.

For over two centuries, the manufacturing industry has been a crucial growth engine for the UK economy. Even now it’s responsible for 45% of the country’s exports, totalling £275bn and making the UK the ninth largest manufacturing nation in the world.

Research from Forescout and ICIT identifies ‘disruptionware’ as emerging cybersecurity threat

Research from Forescout and ICIT identifies ‘disruptionware’ as emerging cybersecurity threat

Forescout Technologies, Inc. has released a new report “Rise of Disruptionware: A Cyber-Physical Threat to Operational Technology Environments, that explores how the nature of cyber-attacks is changing.

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