Monthly Archives: June 2010

NHS Tops ICO Data Breach Table

Since November 2007 the National Health Service has reported: 116 incidents where equipment containing personal data was stolen 87 incidents where health service organisations lost hardware containing personal data 43 incidents where information was wrongly disclosed by health service organisations 17 incidents where data was \”lost in transit\” 13 cases involving the non-secure disposal of […]

HP Plans To Shed 9,000 Global Jobs

The move will see the company consolidate its Enterprise Services commercial data centres, networks, management platforms  and applications in order to create a ‘scalable, modernised and automated IT Infrastructure’. Jim Hansen, National Officer at the Public and Commercial Services Union said that “The UK arm of Hewlett Packard had already suffered its share of cuts […]

UK Job Vacancies On The Rise

The Managing Director of Reed, Martin Warnes, said that “While it is good that the job demand trend is upwards again, recovery remains fragile. In spite of George Osborne\’s hopes, the private sector has yet to demonstrate it is taking up the slack in advance of public sector cuts. However, although employers are still suffering […]

Flexible Working Named Most Valued Benefit

In terms of business related perks company pension plans were favoured by 15% of respondents, making them the third most popular benefit. Other benefits to gain a mention included social / humanitarian work with 7%, exposure to advanced networking / social activities with 6% and paid training and developments with 6%. The Head of Human […]