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Institute of Risk Management launches new diploma for professionals

With 50 per cent of US and European banking and capital market firms reporting a lack of skilled compliance staff, and nearly 40 per cent recording an increase in the size of their risk teams, the demand for qualified risk professionals is higher than ever.

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The power of patent protection

Protecting your brand legally can help companies thrive – knowing what type of intellectual property rights a company should have can help protect firms in the marketplace.

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Rene Carayol: Hello, Hello! Why it is good to be out on the streets

On a recent visit to Soweto, the large and vibrant township adjacent to Johannesburg, we saw some successful Western brands that had been somewhat “Africanised”.

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Amazon to open new London office with potential for 3,000 new jobs

Online retailer Amazon is set to open a new London office in Shoreditch, potentially creating more than 3,000 new jobs.

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IPR crackdown continues to reap rewards

A report released by the European Commission actions to enforce intellectual property rights (IPR) shows authorities in the EU detained almost 36 million items suspected of violating IPR in 2013.

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London visitors ‘underwhelmed’ at airport customer experience

Visitors to London are underwhelmed at the welcome they receive at the capital’s airports, according to a customer experience report.

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Taking a new approach to foil the fake e-traders

It is impossible to put a figure on the amount of money a business could lose due to counterfeiting, experts claim.

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Interpol’s Michael Ellis: How counterfeiting is affecting all walks of life

It might look like a good, cheap deal on a product – but it may not be the real deal. If so, what at first looks like a bargain could seriously hurt you – and not just financially.

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Brand protection the blue-chip way

Brands are always vying to be loved by the masses. Whether they’re held in high regard or considered cool and cutting edge, staying at the top is competitive business.

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Food Standards Agency to name campylobacter retailers in next results

The Food Standards Agency is set to name the retailers where campylobacter was found on samples of chicken in a quarterly report.

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