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    COMPLIANCE MONITORING UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT

    Communication tools like Microsoft Teams and Zoom have become indispensable in creating high-performing remote workforces. However, for brokers, banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions it’s created a high-risk game of cat and mouse. Legally they cannot use MS Teams or Zoom unless they are able to record and monitor all conversations. The same goes for messaging apps like WhatsApp and WeChat.   Discussed further in our white paper, here are the experiences and collective [...]
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    MANAGING EVER-GROWING REGULATORY COMPLIANCE DEMANDS

    COMPLIANCE: IMPORTANT OWNERSHIP CHANGES WHILE ADAPTING FOR FLEXIBLE REMOTE WORKFORCES Managing ever-growing regulatory demands was tough even before COVID-19. Now controls have to cover a remote workforce using increasingly diverse collaboration tools and messaging apps. And compliance is no longer solely a company responsibility. UK regulators are also coming after individuals under Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) legislation.   Discussed in detail in our white [...]
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    COMPLIANCE RECORDING FOR INSTANT MESSAGING

    THE RISE OF BUSINESS MESSAGING APPS AND THE NEED TO STAY ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE LAW In the past, investment banks and financial firms barred employees from using encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp and its rival Telegram Messenger. Internally-driven penalties to discourage flouting such rules could also result in high profile suspensions and dismissals. in today’s hyper-connected world, that stance has had to be adjusted with the introduction of compulsory message recording laws. [...]
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    BOOSTING INNOVATION AND WORKFORCE MOBILITY BY MIGRATING VOICE TO MICROSOFT TEAMS

    What better way to show how we can help improve your business communications than a testimonial from a happy customer? Since the announcement in July 2020 of the merger of DoubleEdge Professional Services, Foehn, and Metaphor IT, creating a next-generation cloud-centric managed services company, we have been working together to offer the best cloud-based solutions to our customer base. Not only this, but in a world where we have never been more dependant on resilient and adaptable [...]
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    KERV GROUP ANNOUNCE ACQUISITION OF CLOUDTHING

    Kerv Group has announced the acquisition of cloudThing, a market leader in digital transformation and specialist in Microsoft Dynamics & Power Platform plus Bespoke Software Development. Recently ranked as one of the Best Companies to Work for in the UK by Best Companies, cloudThing is one of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK according to the Sunday Times Tech Track 100. Following today’s acquisition of cloudThing, the combined group is now a £35m revenue business with [...]
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    INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2021

    "A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change. "So let's all choose to challenge."   On Monday March 8th 2021, we, across the Kerv Group chose to get involved in 2021's International Women's Day and the #ChooseToChallenge campaign. To kick off Kerv’s charity involvement as a group, we wanted to celebrate IWD 2021 and equality in the workplace, whilst also raising funds and awareness for our chosen charity, Women’s Aid. Covid 19 and lockdown has had a [...]
  • Compliance 1

    COMPLIANCE MONITORING UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT

    Communication tools like Microsoft Teams and Zoom have become indispensable in creating high-performing remote workforces. However, for brokers, banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions it’s created a high-risk game of cat and mouse. Legally they cannot use MS Teams or Zoom unless they are able to record and monitor all conversations. The same goes for messaging apps like WhatsApp and WeChat.   Discussed further in our white paper, here are the experiences and collective [...]
  • Surveillance

    MANAGING EVER-GROWING REGULATORY COMPLIANCE DEMANDS

    COMPLIANCE: IMPORTANT OWNERSHIP CHANGES WHILE ADAPTING FOR FLEXIBLE REMOTE WORKFORCES Managing ever-growing regulatory demands was tough even before COVID-19. Now controls have to cover a remote workforce using increasingly diverse collaboration tools and messaging apps. And compliance is no longer solely a company responsibility. UK regulators are also coming after individuals under Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) legislation.   Discussed in detail in our white [...]