Are You Putting Your Own Privacy At Risk on Social Media?

Posted on 28 June 2018

It’s that time of year again when the whole of Britain seems to pack up and jet off on holiday, leaving behind the gloomy weather and a sea of jealous friends and work colleagues.  Another trend of recent years is to take the customary airport picture, which is normally accompanied by an alcoholic drink or two....

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Online Safety

Posted on 18 June 2018

Today’s kids grow up online. Even before they’re allowed to use a computer, they’ll be looking over your shoulder as you check social media on your mobile phone. Once they’re handed the controls, it’s not long before they are perfectly comfortable browsing and interacting with their friends online. Sharing personal information over the internet seems normal to 21st century kids, and it’s hard for them to realise that what they post now can come back to haunt them later when ...

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Three Recent Examples of Reputation Damage Caused by a Lack of Due Diligence

Posted on 18 June 2018

It seems like not a week goes by without a another news story surfacing about a high profile individual whose past misuse of social media has come back to haunt them. Recent examples of this include English football coach Phil Neville, resigned Office for Students board member Toby Young, and vlogger and recently evicted I’m a Celebrity contestant Jack Maynard. There have been countless others in recent memory, but the ones mentioned above in particular have faced some ...

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Internet Cookies: What They Are and How to Delete Them

Posted on 13 June 2018

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UK Corporate Reputation Valued in the Billions

Posted on 11 June 2018

According to the 2018 Reputation Dividend Report, corporate reputation accounts for £1,062 billion of the total market capitalisation for Britain’s 350 largest companies. The annual report, which analyses the relationship between corporate reputation and shareholder value, showed that reputation value for the FTSE 350 index rose by 8 percentage points in 2017, with the increase sharply concentrated in the top one hundred companies....

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Want to Keep Using Facebook? Here’s How to Protect Your Data

Posted on 04 June 2018

Facebook plays an important role in our modern, internet-centred society. For many, it’s a professional networking tool; others use it to stay in touch with long distance friends. Most of us have come to accept that the information we post on Facebook is essentially public, or at least at risk of becoming public. We understand that Facebook keeps an extensive record of our activity and builds a personal profile around this information. However, the current case involving ...

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