Alert from a ransomware attack

27 May, 2021

The new reality of ransomware attacks: better targeted, more damaging

The Sophos State of Ransomware 2021 report, an independent survey of 5,400 IT managers in...
Deana Mulligan

4 March, 2021

Former CEO of Guardian Life Insurance Company of America on closing the skills gap

After the tragedy, if there is one thing the pandemic has given us it is a vision of the future: increasing levels of digital—potentially remote—working and more automation. On the horizon is a wo...
Digital spy coming out of a laptop

29 January, 2021

Big boss is watching: the pros and cons of employee surveillance

Remote working has become a norm in the pandemic, but concern has been growing that many workers tapping away at their laptops may also have a spy in their living rooms or bedrooms: their bosses. A...
Stressed employee at his desk

4 January, 2021

How technology threatens mental health—especially if you’re inauthentic

The word technostress is often credited to Craig Brod, an American psychologist who authored a book about the stress brought on by rapid changes in technology. It was published in 1984, the year Ronal...
2020 in review stamp

23 December, 2020

Top stories of 2020: climate, coronavirus and stakeholder capitalism

This year has been one of the most disruptive, enraging, fear-inducing and thought-provoking years on record. The UK entered 2020 with a new government focused on implementing Brexit, yet by the sprin...
Diverse team working from home due to Covid-19

14 December, 2020

Hybrid working requires new technology and HR strategies

I still remember vividly the first day of my career in the late 90s. Walking into the marble entrance hall of my accounting firm employer, fountains tinkling, receptionists immaculately dressed. I asc...
Alison Carnwath

9 November, 2020

Dame Alison Carnwath: ‘We’d all rather look into somebody’s eyes’

Dame Alison Carnwath is one of the most respected figures in the City of London. The former chair of Land Securities, where she served for 10 years, Carnwath last year won the Lifetime Achievement Awa...
Alison Carnwath

6 November, 2020

Dame Alison Carnwath on NEDs, nomcos and future-fit boards

Dame Alison Carnwath is a former chair of Land Securities and won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the
employee data being stolen in cybersecurity attack

24 September, 2020

How to prevent your employees’ mistakes compromising cybersecurity

Did you know that 43% of UK and US employees have made mistakes that have had in cybersecurity repercussions for themselves or their company? That’s according to Tessian's latest report,
Employee returning to the workplace holding a mask

10 September, 2020

Not business as usual: returning to the workplace after the pandemic

Among the many challenges facing organisations in the wake of Covid-19 is the question of how to effectively communicate with staff about the "when and if" of returning to the workplace. There’s ...