NORTHERN Ireland has just passed the 500-day mark without its power-sharing Executive, meaning that it's quickly closing in on the unenviable record set by Belgium of 589 days without an elected government.
OVER recent months the news has been awash with stories of unethical online marketing practices, but should businesses be concerned? I would argue that the true impact of news stories surrounding unethical online practices should not be understated – and social’s slide towards being viewed as suspicious is real indeed.
“I just find myself happy with the simple things” - DMX I’m sitting in Donegal, looking out over the beach at Downings, enjoying the last full day of a little mid-year break and reflecting on the week gone by.
I DON’T want to spoil your holiday travel plans, but a recent interview with the UK’s Joint Forces Command highlighted that critical transport infrastructure is open to cyber attack, including air and road traffic control, plus rail and other transport systems.
THE public finances, ‘the deficit’, and the extent to which Northern Ireland is dependent on public spending have been much explored and discussed topics over the past 11 years since the credit crunch.
IN a fast-changing, yet unpredictable marketplace, firms of all sizes must take the precautions necessary to ensure the continued success of their business by taking part in meticulous risk management practices.