Here’s your Risk Digest for the Week Ending 14th April 2017
Apple and Google handsets have been patched, but other Android devices may still be vulnerable to the Broadcom Wi-Fi chipset attack
The payday loan firm Wonga has suffered a data breach which may have affected up to 245,000 customers in the UK.
Health & Safety
Two family run companies have been fined after admitting health and safety failings at a site in Manchester, where they were carrying out a basement conversion.
A Birmingham electrician has been ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community after his trainee fell three and a half metres through a plasterboard ceiling.
The crisis-hit Japanese firm calls its own future into question as it says annual losses could top a trillion yen.
Red list entries swell to 67 species as conservationists call for urgent action to save birds of Britain including warblers, curlews and puffins.
Litter louts in England could be hit with £150 fines under new plans unveiled by the Government.
Energy-intensive businesses are being urged to voluntarily shift their energy usage in exchange for a payment in the coming months, as the National Grid anticipates a summer of low peak demands on the system.
Opposition says Turnbull government must not fund new coal-fired power plants because they are not value for money
Put the kettle on – a new study from Harvard University has declared that drinking three cups of coffee a day (even decaf) could help you live longer.
Snoring is a common and sometimes embarrassing sleep complaint. But is there an easy solution?
Alexandra Mizzi, an associate in the employment team at law firm Howard Kennedy, explores the problems that are arising, and could arise, as a result of increasing automation in the workplace.
A bug in Word apparently targeted by scammers trying to steal banking logins will be patched, Microsoft has said.
Short-term business cycles, as well as long-term growth, determine happiness.
House price growth picked up in February, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Surfing campaigners say they fear the seas around the UK could become increasingly choked with plastic as the UK leaves the EU.
Ford will be in the UK for “quite some time” despite concerns about the impact of the Brexit vote, the company’s chief executive has said.
The Lighter Side
When Joe McGrath first saw the invite from a group of strangers, he thought it was a hoax, but decided to investigate further.
They keep having to settle office and family debates on the subject
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