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Uber snoops on its drivers over speed and bad behaviour

Uber is rolling out a new update to its app for drivers that monitors their speed and other factors, the company announced on Wednesday. The app will crunch GPS data from drivers’ phones to present speed information in real time. The update, which will be available to drivers in 11 U.S. cities in the coming […]

Data transparency

#DSCloud16: Businesses must make data classification clearer for employees

Firms must make data classification rules easy, clear and flexible for their workers, according to security experts. Speaking at Data Security in the Cloud 2016, Bluesky chief operating officer David Topping said the problem begins with the fact that “the cloud” means very different things to different people, from big providers like Google and Amazon […]

Shell

Shell cuts more jobs as sector’s problems continue

Royal Dutch Shell is to cut at least another 2,200 jobs, with around 475 of those coming from its UK and Ireland oil and gas production business. The cuts are mainly due to Shell’s takeover of oil and gas exploration firm BG Group and prolonged low oil prices, it said. Shell has announced more than 10,000 […]

Awards

EE comes out top in Forum Innovation Awards

Six organisations won prestigious innovation awards for outstanding initiatives that are making customer operations great places to work and transforming the experience of customers. The overall winner was EE, with individual awards taken by Co-operative Banking Group, North East Ambulance Service, RS Components, RSA and Red Funnel. Organised by The Forum, these sought-after awards, celebrate […]

Pension reforms education

Employers increasingly educating workers on pension reforms

One year after the introduction of pension freedoms, employers are still grappling with the ways in which to educate their staff on pension reforms, with the popularity of government provision waning. Research from Close Brothers Business Barometer, which questions almost 900 employers across the UK, found that just 16% of employees are referring staff to […]

Educating employees

Educating employees key to cyber security says Rackspace CSO

Once employees truly realise information security professionals are there to make their jobs simpler they find it easier to use software in a way which keeps the company secure, according to Brian Kelly, chief security officer at Rackspace. Speaking to Kelly at the Ham Yard Hotel, he said when employees start using systems which are […]

Avon

Avon will soon be calling as it plans to move New York HQ to the UK

The cosmetics company Avon plans to move its headquarters to Britain and cut 2,500 jobs worldwide as part of a turnaround plan. In a statement, the company said that it would move from New York to the UK “over time”. Avon sold most of its North American business to the private investment firm Cerberus last year, […]

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CANADA LIFE LAUNCHES NEW VIDEO SERIES FOR EMPLOYEES and CUSTOMERS

Canada Life Group Insurance is expanding its YouTube offering with a new video series called ‘Interview With’. The series showcases interviews with each of Canada Life Group’s third party service providers, answering commonly asked questions about the service. This will include interviews with representatives from Best Doctors, Red Arc and Health Assured (formerly Capita Health […]