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Boom in outsourcing leads to new ISO standard

As businesses worldwide look to be more nimble, reduce risks and tap into wider networks of expertise, it is no wonder that the trend towards outsourcing has exploded. Just as well that a new ISO standard for outsourcing has just been produced.

Proceed with caution

Ever wondered what the world would be like without social media ? For companies marketing their products and services online, these networking sites are a boon for engaging with customers and building a strong brand. But keeping a blemish-free online reputation is no small feat.

New business tool for anti-bribery

Bribery is a significant business risk in many countries and sectors. It can be as petty as paying off a police officer for a speeding ticket or as profound as paying to win a major contract. Systemic bribery lowers economic growth and discourages investment. It goes hand in hand with poverty and social inequality. And, most importantly, it is very difficult to eradicate

When access is denied

Twenty-nine-year-old Rania Python knows what it's like to live in a world of barriers. Visually impaired from birth, Rania sits down with us to share her challenges, struggles, and how standards have the potential to improve the quality of life - for her and everyone else.

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