Here’s your Risk Digest for the Week Ending 23rd June 2017
An unusually authentic-looking phishing scam attempts to obtain a photo of the target in order to launder stolen funds.
Consumer watchdog Which? has created a map highlighting cyber scam hotspots
Health & Safety
It has been claimed 79 people are now believed to have died following the horrific fire last Wednesday at the Grenfell Tower block of flats in north Kensington, west London.
North East-based contractor Pyeroy Ltd has been fined due to failings in their work at height rescue planning.
Thousands of Tesco customers have had home deliveries cancelled as a result of a computer glitch that is affecting services nationwide.
When it comes to business continuity, developing a strategy is often the focus of efforts; but what actually counts is execution. Campbell Macpherson looks at why strategies fail and what organizations can do to ensure success in this area.
Over 20 million people in the UK (40%) plan to get out into the great outdoors for a picnic this summer but al fresco dining doesn’t come without worry for some.
Point of sale notices have been displayed in all retail stores that are selling this.
The continent is considered to be a pristine wilderness compared to other regions and was thought to be relatively free from plastic pollution.
Number of car journeys to be cut by three million each day.
As the sun shone on millions of solar panels and unseasonable gusts turned thousands of turbine blades last Sunday, something remarkable happened to Britain’s power grid.
Ten years ago, Geof Moser had just graduated with a master’s degree in solar energy from Arizona State University – but he didn’t feel much opportunity lay at his feet in his home country.
From the west’s granite cliffs and stunning beaches to the calmer shores and vast estuaries of the east, the UK must be one of the world’s best locations for long or short hikes by the sea.
Have you ever wondered how the sun effects your mood?
Marks and Spencer will start labelling its avocados using lasers instead of stickers.
People could soon travel from London to Edinburgh in eight minutes, claims Hyper Chariot, a company that has announced its intention to build an extremely ambitious new transport system.
Barclays and four former executives have been charged with fraud over their actions in the 2008 financial crisis.
OIL prices have crashed to their lowest level in seven months, putting fresh pressure on Saudi Arabia’s efforts to stabilise its economy.
The Chancellor says the economy must be a priority in talks, as the public “did not vote to become poorer” when they voted Brexit.
SNP ministers have threatened to derail the UK Government’s plans for an “orderly” Brexit unless they are handed a swathe of new powers repatriated from Brussels.
A fisherman says his crew tried to use sound machines to deter the whales, but they soon became “a dinner bell” for orcas.
It’s a group effort to get baby back on dry land.
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