Business and Other Briefings
BRDO: A Video encourages engagement with Primary Authority. Primary Authority Needs You, produced by BRDO (Better Regulation Delivery Office), features input from a cross-section of local authority regulators and answers their questions about the scheme.
It’s available on the BIS You Tube site and from the dedicated enforcing-authorities page on BRDO’s website where officers can also download a survey and a self-assessment form which provides helpful advice tailored to the user.
BIS: The latest steps in reforms to the employment tribunal system were unveiled last week with the announcement of the Regional Mediation Network pilot scheme provider.
Consensio, a member of the Civil Mediation Council, is to develop & provide a comprehensive mediation training package for a selected group of SMEs in both Cambridge & Manchester over the coming months.
Businesses can get involved in the pilot by attending one of the awareness raising seminars in Manchester on 26 June 2012 (Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel) and Cambridge on 2 July (Møller Centre).
FRC: The Financial Reporting Council has announced that it ‘will consult on whether to amend the UK Corporate Governance Code to address a number of issues relating to executive remuneration’. The consultation will be carried out after the Government’s legislation on voting & reporting on executive remuneration has been finalised.
ICO: The Information Commissioner’s Office has published a new guide for SMEs, showing a series of clear, practical steps they can take to help make their IT systems safe & secure – See ‘Guidance Notes & Best Practice Guides’ section for more information.