Cyber security: How focused are North West firms on protecting digital property?

Cyber security: How focused are North West firms on protecting digital property? With UK businesses more dependent on web-based platforms than ever before, the escalating threat from online fraudsters is one that cannot be ignored. Move Commercial questions how focused North West firms are on their cyber security. Words by Lawrence Saunders Friday 12 ... Read More...

How to keep your business protected: Cyber security tips

Carl Murphy, director of Liverpool's Baltic Triangle-based ICT Solutions, provides some top tips to help reduce the risk of cyber attacks harming your business. “Cyber attacks have grown significantly in the last two years with a high percentage specifically targeting SMEs,” says Carl Murphy.“In recent years, more than two-thirds of small and ... Read More...

Ask the Panel: Are firms given enough support to provide quality apprenticeships?

Amid reports highlighting apprenticeships as a valuable alternative to degrees across a range of sectors, we ask a panel of experts: Are businesses of all sizes being given enough support to provide quality apprenticeship opportunities? David Cain | director, Crossfield Construction As we face such a skills shortage in the construction industry, we ... Read More...

Professional pointers: Supporting local communities

Professional pointers: Supporting local communities  Dr Alan Southern, co-director of the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy and Practice and a senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool Management School, highlights the importance of businesses contributing to their local communities and how to truly make a difference.Most businesses are local. In a ... Read More...

Professional pointers: Maintaining a healthy work-life balance

Professional pointers: Maintaining a healthy work-life balance with Sue Henry, founder of MSH Partnership Working every waking hour may make us feel like we’re getting more done, but a gruelling schedule impacts on our health, affects relationships and reduces productivity. When we tend to our wellbeing we become more creative, make better decisions and feel ... Read More...

Ask the Panel: How can Liverpool’s commercial business district be strengthened?

Ask the Panel: What are the key needs to address to strengthen Liverpool’s commercial business district? Liverpool City Council’s cabinet recently gave the go-ahead for a draft Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) to be drawn up for Liverpool’s commercial business district, in a bid to protect and enhance employment space and position the ... Read More...

Professional pointers: Maintaining productivity during the World Cup

Professional pointers: Maintaining workplace productivity during the World Cup with Altum HR When warmer weather strikes, stuffy conditions and distractions through the window invariably take their toll on office productivity. Add large scale sporting events to this and employees may feel distracted if the proper provisions are not put in place.Altum HR, a member ... Read More...