WhatsApp is a much-loved messaging app, with a billion users worldwide. While it’s great for group chats, free texts and voice calls and sharing photos and videos, WhatsApp is not suitable for a professional setting and could land you with a nasty fine from the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Terrorists are increasingly targeting crowded, busy locations, and an emergency that happens in an area with large groups of people has a huge potential for tragedy. The Manchester bombing, the lorry attack in Barcelona this summer and the London Bridge attack make for grim reminders that those who want to hurt innocent people choose their... Continue Reading →
In May 2018, the GDPR, a regulation created to protect the data of private citizens and corporations, will come into effect and companies will have to take greater responsibility for data protection or face hefty fines. Tech experts and police are warning that these fines will encourage hackers to hold data for ransom – so long as the ransom undercuts the cost of fines from the ICO and the costs incurred by the damage to reputation.
"The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is." - Winston Churchill. Social media has been a breeding ground of fake truths that take hold so fast that in the face of a PR scandal over a data breach, embarrassing incident or a rogue tweet,... Continue Reading →
No one wants to imagine a crisis happening at their workplace — a fire, terror attack or power outage — but should the worst happen, preparation is the only way to minimise the impact. However, the difficulties faced by hotels are different to those faced by office-based businesses outside of the hospitality industry.