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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. >>

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

EU data protection law amendment proposes barring under-16s from social media

Marketers looking to target teenagers in Europe might need to look for an alternative to social media if a new European Parliament rule goes through next week. >>

Monday, December 14, 2015

Top 4 tips for SMBs to manage taxes

Taxes can be a huge stumbling block for brands, and we aren't just talking about end of year taxes. We're talking about sales taxes that can sometimes circle the globe. One expert shares his top tips to ensure SMBs don't overpay on taxes. >>

Friday, October 02, 2015

Are you EMV-ready? If not, it could prove costly.

A new study by Software Advice has found that an alarmingly high number of SMBs have not yet adopted, or are ready to adopt, EMV-ready systems, which could lead to many facing high costs for being held liable for fraudulent transactions. >>

Monday, July 06, 2015

New Zealand passes law criminalizing cyberbullying

It's official - cyberbullying is now a criminal offence in New Zealand as the government passes a new bill. >>

Saturday, June 20, 2015

British watchdog investigates fake reviews

The number of businesses posting fake reviews is high enough that the Competition and Markets Authority says it warrants thorough investigation to see if they need to clamp down on the illegal practice. >>

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