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The vast majority of UK businesses thrive on digital. Despite such a vast pool of opportunities for young talent, Britain is failing to embed digital literacy across the whole country. To address the nation’s talent pipeline problem, digital and tech trade body Bima is calling on the government to take action, setting the grounds for Digital Day 2019.

81% of UK doctors and GP’s think that skilled volunteers, who would use their professional skills to support the NHS could bring a real benefit to patients, and to the NHS itself.

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Two-thirds of small business use social media to engage with clients and stakeholders, according to a new survey.
Bank of America has purchased hundreds of abusive domain names in what is being seen as a pre-emptive defence against damaging revelations from WikiLeaks.
Questions have been asked of BAA’s media relations stance after the airport operator sought to stem negative publicity by prohibiting broadcasters from filming within its airports – only to succeed in worsening the coverage.
The corporate reporting watchdog is to focus on promoting greater engagement between institutional investors and company boards.
Reputation in Oil, Gas and Mining is the first European conference to focus exclusively on reputational issues in oil, gas and mining.
The collaboration between design agency Words & Pictures with web developers Black Marble has resulted in a new application named Avviso.
The European Association of Communication Directors has announced the winners of their fourth annual European Excellence Awards in Prague.
Small and medium-sized businesses in the UK have slashed their web design budgets, according to a new survey by the web hosting provider Fasthosts.
Vodafone found itself the latest victim of a social media hijack this weekend, as online protestors swamped the group’s Christmas Twitter campaign with criticisms of Vodafone’s tax affairs.