The complexity of outlining a risk plan for cyber security has been discussed by EY and Coventry University with our business organisations safety in mind. We are sharing the video above on the day that a new college at Bletchley Park to train workers to deal with cyber attacks has been announced. Steve Holt, Partner in the Financial Services Advisory team at EY, says that company boards and the Chief Risk Officer need to understand what is meant by cyber security and then ha
The USA has now voted for a new President and the UK for BREXIT - all this during 2016 and both events are considered to have produced shock results. Some believe that the ramifications - to be felt more keenly next year - will affect women as a group profoundly, with losses to equality measures that have been fought for so keenly during the last decades. Additionally today is Equal pay Day. Noted by equality groups and the media in the UK as an important yearly date, it high
It has been assumed in the past that women may be reluctant to ask for pay rises and that is why they miss out. But now new research from Cass Business School, the University of Warwick and the University of Wisconsin reveals that women ask for a rise just as often as men but men are 25% more likely to get one. The study 'Do Women Ask? chose a random sample of 4,600 workers across more than 800 employers and managed to disprove the theory that women hold back so not to annoy
That's the advice from EY Economist Mark Gregory, who attended one of our first panels at The London Stock Exchange and is now warning of a slowing macro-environment post Brexit. Writing in the EY ITEM Club blog, he advises businesses to review capital allocation and to consider investing more in export capacity given the low pound and push for new trade partners. He also raises the issue of changing business structure by placing some parts in the future EU and some outside.
When we first interviewed Professor Mark Fenton O'Creevy from the Open University (pictured below third right talking to Heather Fearfield, Joe Rundle of ETX Capital and Dafydd Rees of Sky News - now at Bloomberg TV) about how to manage emotions if you are a trader, he gave sensible and practical advice that many trading on the stock markets have benefited from. Please view him talking on our panel on our 'What we do' page. But now Bloomberg has reported that companies inclu
The BBC on-line news has been reporting the news that some large banks are putting plans in place should they want to leave the UK next year over fears around Brexit. The news comes as a warning from the British Bankers' Association (BBA) which also suggests that smaller banks could follow suit by 2017. Most banks wanted to stay in the EU. It is claimed that banks have set up 'project teams' to select which operations should be moved when and how. It is thought that the banki