What did the Romans ever know about data protection?

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January 19, 2016 at 17:33

As usual, quite a lot. Caesar famously used his cipher device to protect important and sensitive military data among his generals. So what can we learn from the famous Roman?

Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme: Is it really working for charities?

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December 10, 2015 at 12:15

Charity Finance Group has launched a survey on Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme. But why are we doing this and how can you help?

Insights on the Spending Review from the IFS

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November 26, 2015 at 17:42

Today I attended the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) analysis of the 2015 Spending Review. The IFS is keen to emphasise that Britain is still facing austerity. IFS’s Paul Johnson notes that if the Chancellor is unlucky over the next five years, then ring-fenced cuts will have to be revised, the benefit cap will be exceeded and growth and wages will not rise as quickly as the Treasury hopes.