Business Shapers

Monthly Archives: July 2017

  • Shaper: Peter Williams

    Show aired on 29th July 2017 Peter Williams Peter Williams is founder and CEO of Jack Wills. Established in 1999 as a single shop in the seaside town of Salcombe, Jack Wills has since expanded to become an international brand with 90 stores (and counting) across the globe, including the UK, US, Hong Kong, Singapore… Read more

  • Shaper: Paolo Galvani

    Show aired on 22nd July 2017 Paolo Galvani Paolo Galvani is the co-founder of Moneyfarm, a digital wealth management company. Born in Vicenza, in north-eastern Italy, Paolo went to the University of Padova where he studied Statistics and Economics. Following this, he worked in sales and trading at IMI Bank, then became Vice-President at Morgan… Read more

  • Brexit: the EU data protection package

    The House of Lords EU Home Affairs sub-committee has issued a detailed report reviewing the implications of Brexit for the EU data protection package (comprising the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Policy and Criminal Justice Directive, the EU-US Privacy Shield and the EU-US Umbrella Agreement).  Whilst the Government has said that it wants to… Read more

  • Judge’s court notes disclosed following a data subject access request

    The beginning of July saw a data protection decision which received little immediate commentary in the legal press, but which is likely to have far reaching consequences for future cases. In response to a request from Alfred Percival for a judge’s handwritten notes, created during Mr Percival’s Employment Tribunal hearing, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)… Read more

  • Shaper: Matt Lumb

    Show aired on 15th July 2017 Matt Lumb Matt Lumb is Chief Executive and Director at Tangle Teezer. Tangle Teezer is the world’s first and best-selling detangling hairbrush with twenty brushes now being sold every minute around the world. Pioneers in hair care, Tangle Teezer is creating a whole new category and achieving global recognition… Read more

  • Online fraud continues to grow

    Fraud is now the most commonly experienced crime in England and Wales, with the majority of frauds taking place online. This is according to a new report published by the National Audit Office (NAO). The NAO reports that in the year ending 30 September 2016, fraud accounted for roughly 31% (3.6 million incidents) of all… Read more

  • Can I get my Bitcoins back?

    Recent cyber-attacks have followed an all too familiar pattern: targeting unpatched operating systems of large businesses or government institutions, then demanding ransoms paid in Bitcoin. Those who weren’t already aware of Bitcoin certainly are now. Whilst the abuse of Bitcoin by anonymous criminals may sully its reputation amongst the population at large, its rapid growth… Read more

  • Shaper: Sven Hughes

    Show aired on 8th July 2017 Sven Hughes Sven Hughes is the founder of Verbalisation. He was a reserve soldier within MI, Psyops and UK SF and has worked variously within military, political and commercial stratcoms for over two decades. Sven has completed Verbalisation target audience analysis and intervention campaigns on behalf of Prime Ministers, Presidents,… Read more

  • Employee Fraud

    Employers are often unsure what to do in the event that they discover an employee fraud.