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IT Pro Portal: Taking the Flex Factor Mainstream

In 2014, the government enshrined in law an employee’s right to make a statutory application for flexible working. The new flexible working legislation dictated that an employer must handle a request in a ‘reasonable manner’. ACAS provided a list of reasons for why an...

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FT adviser: MiFID II’s low-hanging fruit

The colossal scale of the MiFID II challenge is self-evident, not only for banks and fund managers but for financial advisers as well. In the lead up to the January 2018 implementation date and following the publishing of the regulatory technical standards, there will...

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IT Pro: Two phones is now an embarrassment

Last week was Mobile World Congress, where over 100,000 delegates from around the world descended on the Spanish city of Barcelona, to experience some of the latest innovations in mobile technologies. Mobile World Congress started in 1987 at a time when colloquial...

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The Times: Underpinning business transformation

While businesses are investing heavily in transformation programmes, they risk losing competitive advantage if their communications strategy impedes the pace of change. Business leaders must take note of new innovations in mobile voice communications that can drive...

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HFM Week: MiFID II implementations lagging

More than half of fund managers intend to pay for their investment research with their own cash regardless of the outcome of the MiFID II rules on dealing commission payments for research, poll data released by Cordium suggests. Full...

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FTSE GM: Complacency not an option

From high frequency trading, to the commodities markets and beyond, MiFID II has sent shockwaves throughout the financial services industry. Despite these issues stealing the headlines, there are also a raft of comparatively under-discussed changes that could, if...

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Comms Business: Mobile recording to expand

The UK market for mobile call recording is poised for significant growth, and with that comes an opportunity for high-quality revenue and margins for the channel. Over the next few years the market size of mobile call recording is likely to increase 40 fold from...

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Wealth Manager: Why you should sweat

After a prolonged debate between lobbyists and law makers, the final legislative texts of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and Markets in Financial Instruments Regulations (MiFIR) were approved by the European Parliament on 15 April 2014. This...

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CIO.co.uk: CIO 100 leading the way

The Apple Watch launch will once again bring into sharp focus the issue of staff using their own technology for work and thus fuel the ongoing BYOD debate. Whether or not CIOs have a strategy to embrace BYOD, it will soon become inevitable that employees will want to...

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CIO.co.uk: Two numbers, one phone

Whether it’s BYOD, COPE or another variant of the same theme, the issue of staff choosing and using their own technology for business is without doubt a CIO level issue. According to Ovum, staff in 78% of UK enterprises now routinely use their own technology for work,...

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The Register: Buy your own device

A new service piggybacks a company number on the back of the employee's personal number to save money for both and make Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) easier. The idea of people wanting to use their own mobile but have work pay for calls opens a can of worms. The...

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