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  • How common are data breaches in the UK?
    by Sam Whitear on October 22, 2021 at 7:33 am

      A data breach is when confidential information is accessed, copied or stolen by an unauthorized individual. And they’re a widespread problem for UK businesses. 88 per cent of UK businesses had some form of data breach in the 12 months leading up to May 2020. High income charities have been targeted in particular. Below,

  • James Hall & Co. Ltd charity sandwich support passes £600,000 in a month of milestones
    by Sam Whitear on October 21, 2021 at 8:22 am

    It has been a month of milestones for James Hall & Co. Ltd as the company’s total charity support through SPAR sandwich sales has passed through the £600,000 mark. A decade after launching its penny pledge per sandwich sale in October 2011, James Hall & Co. Ltd has now reached the major six figure total.

  • Lancashire businesses need stability from government, says tax expert
    by Sam Whitear on October 21, 2021 at 7:37 am

    Businesses need the government to provide a stable economic and political environment as they recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. This was the view of Tony Medcalf, tax partner at Lancashire-based chartered accountants and business advisers MHA Moore and Smalley, as he previewed the upcoming autumn budget on October 27 and the likelihood of changes in

  • How to capitalise on festive eCommerce traffic
    by Sam Whitear on October 21, 2021 at 7:18 am

      Christmas is a time of giving and extreme generosity. The lead up to Christmas is the busiest time of year for the retail industry for this very reason. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic gave us an alternative Christmas last year. Many shops remained closed andgatherings were restricted. Consequently, many customers turned to eCommerce

  • Bensons for Beds in recruitment drive to accelerate growth
    by Sam Whitear on October 19, 2021 at 8:25 am

    Bensons for Beds is recruiting around 180 people nationwide to fill key roles and support growth as it steps up its transformation of the business. The bed and mattress retailer is looking to fill vacancies across its network of British stores, its four distribution centres, its head office in Accrington, Lancashire, and its dedicated manufacturing

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