Tag Archives: Michael Featherstone

Psychological Injury Claims

Most work related injuries are physical injuries. In order to determine liability, issues such as when the accident occurred and if the person was provided adequate training and supervision are examined. Psychological injuries are much more difficult to quantify and can have a long lasting and devastating effect of the daily life of the person injured; as well as impact on friends and family. Examples of causes may include workplace bullying, harassment, unfair action taken by management or an excessive Read more [...]
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Invoice Fraud

Invoice fraud involves the assertion of a right to payment from another person or business for unsolicited goods.   The operators of these frauds cleverly disguise their approach as a legitimate business offering advertising in journals and publications using high pressure selling and telemarketing techniques.   The operators are professional and will either endeavour to get a business to advertise in a bogus publication or directory or engage in enough discussion for the operator to infer Read more [...]
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Phoenix Global – Employment Screening

Employment costs keep rising year after year. However, you need your employees if you wish to continue your business. The only way to make a profit is to spend on highly trained staff who work hard. However, if one makes the wrong choice when it comes to hiring, then an entire business model can fail. This is why it is so essential to follow up on any potential employee's resume. More often than not, companies do nothing to check the validity of claims made on the resume. This is why Phoenix Global Read more [...]
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School yard punishment for Facebook Trolls

Over the past 10 years we have seen the evolution of the internet. Its earlier uses were for the location of businesses, restaurant or holiday destination; however as of late it is being used to communicate with others via social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Most social media accounts are only used for general communication between friends and family, but more and more we are seeing ‘trolls’ hiding behind a cowardice mask of anonymity while posting highly defamatory material, all Read more [...]
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Data Security

In today’s technologically driven world, do you ever take time to stop and ask yourself “Is my data safe?” The truth is that most people don’t. It would be fair to say that a lot of us are working under the assumption that we only get viruses by watching pornography on the internet or downloading pirated mp3’s from questionable sources. Although this is where the majority of Trojan horses hide away, this is certainly not the only way to become infected.   Most recently World of Warcraft, Read more [...]
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SEO and its marketing uses

In today’s world, we as consumers are constantly looking for a simplified way to find what we are in need of; whether it is in season clothing or professional services. As the internet has grown more and more prevalent we have seen the decline in usage of search tools such as the Yellow and White pages, newspapers and bulletin boards. These methods of advertising have now been replaced by magnates such as Google and Yahoo in the search engine industry, online shopping stores in the retail industry, Read more [...]
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Defamation Law in the USA

The United States of America is a bad country to be defamed in if you’re corned with your Internet Reputation. With the right to Freedom of Speech in the US, the internet is clouded with sites such as Ripoff Report, Complaints board and Scambook; sites with the intention of spreading defamation without fear of consequence. Many legal representatives have attempted to take these internet giants through the legal system in an attempt to have specific exerts of content removed from search results. Read more [...]
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Fraud in business

Fraud can seriously affect the solvency of a business.  If it goes undetected it will not only impact upon the business’s bottom line but also contribute to a negative culture amongst staff and possibly affect business credibility in the marketplace.   The greatest fraud risk to a business is the thought that fraud is not a threat at all.  A good business constantly reviews its policies, practices, and systems against internal and external threats.         It is vital that Read more [...]
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Whistleblower Line

Phoenix Global have released a new video on their Whistleblower/Concern line. See here for the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4hHoGpv6vU&feature=player_embedded

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Criminal Defence

Phoenix Global have released a new video on Criminal Defence investigations. See here for the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DvQKRgwIxPg

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