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In light of the recent ransomware cyber attacks, Terence Clark provides an overview of the key topics each firm must consider in order to get to grips with their cyber risks.

We all have ‘mental health’ – sometimes we’re on top of the world, sometimes life is a drudge. 

Most of the time, we carry on regardless and things tend to smooth themselves out.  We talk to friends, family, and sometimes colleagues, and set the world to rights again.  But what happens when things spiral out of our control and it all becomes too much?

We are pleased to announce that Jayne Skyrme (Business Development Manager at RWA) has been voted in as Chair for Torfaen Effect Enterprise Facilitation.

The Torfaen Effect Resource Team is made of local business people who work together to provide free, independent and confidential business help and support to those looking to grow or start up their own businesses in the borough.

Giving employees the freedom to forge their own professional relationships, not only empowers them but, when done correctly, reflects positively upon the business as a whole.

A 'how to' guide to explain why staff supervision is so important, and what represents 'best practice' in terms of monitoring staff, gathering evidence, and keeping records.

It probably would not be unusual to assume that young adults are more entrepreneurial or prefer to move from one job to another, but a recent survey of 1,200 millennials (adults aged 18 to 34) conducted by EY and EIG has shown that people in this age range are more risk averse than we might think.

It is becoming more and more common for businesses to be faced with a team scattered around the country, or even the world. Team Leaders and Managers can often be faced with many problems thrown up by the physical distance between the members.

Amy Foster, operations manager at RWA Solutions, explores the challenges that working effectively with a remote team can present.

So after a bit of analysis, Lloyd's of London has introduced a nine-to-five ban on the consumption of alcohol, making it a gross misconduct offence which could get a transgressor fired.

We frequently see restrictive covenants that look impressive, but when they are analysed they offer little or no protection, generally because they have not been constructed specifically for the role they relate to.  Unfortunately, this often doesn’t become apparent until an employee leaves the company.

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