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Thursday, September 22, 2016

SMB Owners: What you need to know about OT changes

In December, rules changing the minimum annual salary for overtime-exempt US workers will go into effect. Our expert explains what small business owners need to know about the rules, and how to prepare. >>

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Cyber security among firms in Asia well below global average

A year-long study from U.S. security firm Mandiant reveals that companies in Asia are more likely to be targeted by hackers due to their inadequate defence against cyber attacks. >>

Monday, September 05, 2016

Technology law expert questions legality of Amazon Dash in EU

As Amazon launches Dash buttons in Europe, one technology law expert highlights the possibility that they may fall foul of European Union legislation. >>

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Survey: Regulatory changes challenging SMBs

There have been a plethora of changes to the business landscape so far in 2016, and they range from crowdsourcing to OSHA rules. One thing each of the regulations has in common: they are costing small business owners time. >>

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Advertisers - beware the Olympics-related hashtag(s)

Wben is a Tweet not a Tweet and, in fact, an ad? That's a question that needs to be answered when it comes to the United States Olympic Committee's recent stance on hashtags. >>

Monday, July 18, 2016

Are you sure you read the privacy policy?

It's well known that consumers are concerned with issues surrounding privacy, but new research confirms that very few bother to read privacy policies or terms of service. >>

Monday, July 18, 2016

Report reveals the financial risk of GDPR non-compliance

If the EU General Data Protection Regulations were to be introduced today, the global consumer products industry would be liable for hundreds of billions of dollars in fines according to new research from Capgemini Consulting. >>

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

FRSB: Charity fundraising complaints up 6% on last year

The UK's top 500 biggest fundraising charities are responsible for nearly all complaints, according to the Fundraising Standards Board's annual report. >>

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

UK marketers unsure about impact of Brexit

Unsure as to how the impending EU referendum will impact the business you work for? You are not alone, according to a recent survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Marketing. >>

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Hackers offering customer support and loyalty schemes

They are in demand, offer customer support and service guarantees and even discounts for frequent customers. They are marketing savvy and they are hackers. >>

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Decrease in data breaches leads to drop in cyber insurance cost

Cyber insurance rates have fallen thanks to a lull in high-profile data breaches, according to insurance industry brokers. >>

Monday, February 22, 2016

EU retailers - are you up to date with the online dispute resolution platform requirements?

Online retailers in the European Union need to make sure they are up to date with the now-operational online dispute resolution platform. >>

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Healthcare, minimum wage top challenges for SMBs

Small businesses are ready to meet the challenges of 2016 head on, but admit those challenges are daunting. According to a new Manta survey the top issues SMBs are gearing up for in the New Year are minimum wage concerns and healthcare. >>

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

FTC lays down rules for native advertising

Getting around the increasing number of ad blockers is just one reason why native advertising has become a popular alternative to traditional formats, but the FTC is cracking down on those who might seek to disguise ads as content. >>

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

New EU data protection rules threaten 4% annual turnover fines

A patchwork of national rules across Europe regarding data protection could soon be replaced by one strong data protection law for all as a provisional agreement is reached. >>

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