HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard

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Here you will find the Cabinet Office official guidance for Baseline Personnel Security Standards.    

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6 Personnel Background Checking Tips by Clive Bonny

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Personnel Background Checking 6 Tips by Clive Bonny 1 ensure your recruitment policy includes UK Gov standard BPSS procedure 2 ensure new joiners and all staff know your published policy and procedure 3 include key contractors, professional advisors and non-executive

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Guide to Trademark and Design Searches to Avoid IP Infringement

Enforcement of IPR Chart

By Clive Bonny Strategic Management Partners 07973 799153 Clive is a certified IP advisor and registered mediator for IP dispute resolution The Problem All business traders with a business name or logo which is confusingly similar to a

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Intellectual Property Crime Guide

Strategic Management Partners

Three in ten people (29%) reported having ever purchased a counterfeit item, with 17% saying they currently do so on either an often, a sometimes or an occasional basis. The main reason for purchasing counterfeits, by a considerable margin, related

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Registered Designs Rights Factsheet

A registered design protects the visual appearance of a product, part of a product, or its ornamentation. This can also apply to an industrial or handicraft item. This IP right gives protection for a product visual appearance including: ► lines

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CMC Guidance – Online & Remote Mediation

This guidance borrows heavily from CEDR’s guidance for mediators working remotely, published in 2016 The CMC is grateful to CEDR for allowing it to use that document as the basis for this guidance and to repeat much of that guidance. 

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The Responsible Business Audit

What it covers: The following is an outline of what the audit will cover remembering that in each area, where appropriate, this will include meeting legislation, good practice over and above being compliant, and ongoing development. The Workplace ◦ HR

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Helping Fraud Victims Recover Their Money

Helping fraud victims recover their money through alternatives to the criminal justice system. [embeddoc url=”” download=”all” viewer=”google”]

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A new e-book on tips and techniques to improve your writing skills is online for smart phone users and Kindle readers. It is free for a short period. The author, an award-winning management consultant, has designed it to be compatible

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Free IP Audit

Innovation support: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY “IP” ASSET REVIEW OFFER An IP review will identify existing and potential IP to help protect and capitalise your IP asset value. All SMEs create IP through new products and services, client databases, designs, logos, slogans,

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