Category: Industry News

LANSA Mitigates the Risks of Shadow IT with Free Consultancy Service


LANSA (www.LANSA.com), the low-code application development platform vendor, has launched a free consulting service for UK based organisations struggling to manage Shadow IT practices. Shadow IT is any unofficial application development project commissioned or executed outside of the IT department’s formal control or plan. LANSA’s free consulting offer comprises 3 free days of requirements analysis […]

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New ADLV Team Eyes Evolving Opportunities Including GDPR


Several new faces have joined the Association for Driving Licence Verification (www.ADLV.co.uk) board. The changes, made in accordance with the Association’s founding charter, see Licence Check’s Terry Hiles elected as Deputy Chair to support the existing Chair, Malcolm Maycock of Licence Bureau. Chris Thornton of DriveTech joins as Treasurer and Mark Sugden of GBG takes […]

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International SOS Foundation Announces 2017 Duty Of Care Awards Winners


Awards honor leadership, foresight and strategic innovation in protecting the globally mobile workforce July 10 2017, Trevose PA – The winners of the 2017 Duty of Care Awards were announced at a gala event in Berlin on Thursday, June 29. Hosted by the International SOS Foundation, the awards took place following the Duty of Care […]

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Former Home Office Finance Director Appointed As Joint MD of Aareon UK and 1st Touch


Nigel Rees has been appointed as Joint UK MD of Aareon (www.aareon.co.uk) and 1st Touch (www.1sttouch.com), a role he will share with current Aareon MD Steve Makin. In his new role, Rees will seek to exploit and drive the significant benefits available from the close collaboration between the two Aareon Group companies in the social […]

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Wyndham Worldwide Completes Acquisition Of La Quinta Holdings


Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN) today announced that its subsidiary, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, has completed its previously announced acquisition of La Quinta Holdings’ hotel franchising and hotel management business.  The addition of La Quinta’s over 900 franchised hotels with a total of nearly 89,000 rooms builds Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ midscale presence and expands […]

Integration Success Drives Formal Zylpha Partnership With PayPal


Leading UK legal systems innovator Zylpha (www.zylpha.com) has entered into a formal partnership agreement with PayPal. The agreement reflects the success of the company’s existing integration with PayPal Invoicing, which streamlines the process by which law firms accept clients’ funds. Used within LexisNexis Visualfiles, the fast, easy and customer friendly solution has proved especially popular […]

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GDPR Compliance Rules Require Over 2 Million Fleet Drivers To Revalidate Driving Licence Data Consent


GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, this month, mean that over 2 million drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permission to their fleet operator. Only by complying with the new rules, which come into effect 25th August 2018, will fleet drivers be properly checked.The new GDPR regulation will apply to […]

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International SOS And Iqarus Announce Joint Venture Partnership


June 28, 2017 – Dubai. International SOS, the world’s leading medical and travel security risk services company, and Iqarus, a leading provider of intelligent and integrated healthcare for demanding and complex environments, have today announced a joint venture partnership to leverage mutual capabilities and services.The partnership will operate as ‘Iqarus, In Association with International SOS’, […]

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Starboard Cruise Services Named 2018 DFNI Asia Pacific Cruise/Ferry Retailer Of The Year


For the fourth consecutive year, Starboard Cruise Services has been awarded the DFNI Asia Pacific Cruise/Ferry Retailer of the Year. Starboard, an LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton company and premier global cruise retailer, received the award from Duty Free News International during the recent TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore. The DFNI Awards […]

Top Five Safety Tips For 2017 Summer Travel


International SOS offers advice all international travellers need to know for a safe and healthy tripTrevose, PA – JULY 26, 2017 – According to new data obtained from Airlines for America (A4A), the leading airline trade organization, a record number of U.S. consumers – 234.1 million – are expected to fly internationally over the upcoming […]

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