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Business activity hit hard by new lockdowns

Small businesses are most at risk from prolonged lockdowns as they have the smallest cash reserves on which to draw to k...

Beware of turbulence

Market turbulence can be used in relation to products and services, especially in terms of the rate of innovation.
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Toolkit for disaster resilience among regional businesses launched

The disaster resilience program will build knowledge and confidence among regional businesses, while helping them become...
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SME confidence takes a nosedive as pandemic rages on

Despite new Government support measures, the lockdowns are biting – only 30 per cent of SMEs are satisfied with the Gove...
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Considering implementing a Zero Trust strategy? Your questions answered

Because of the significant security benefits that it delivers, Zero Trust is likely to become much more widely used in t...

How fraud is killing small and medium business

The shift to remote work and changed interactions with customers and suppliers is opening up new opportunities for fraud...
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Cyberinsurance or self-insurance: dealing with the latest wave of ransomware attacks

The right type of backups can significantly mitigate the risk of significant disruption and financial losses of a ransom...

Five things every employer needs to know about mandatory vaccinations

While vaccinations form part of a business’ methods of controlling the risk of infection, employers must have other plan...

Cashflow-strapped SMEs urged to seek help immediately

Speaking up immediately upon recognition of cashflow issues gives small-business owners more options to save their busin...
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Franchise business sentiment plummets as lockdowns escalate

As lockdowns continue, many businesses - particularly those in the franchise sector - are expecting significant decline ...