Here’s your Risk Digest for the Week Ending 3rd February 2017.
Nick Chowdrey, content and PR manager at In Marketing We Trust, weighs up the benefits that the IoT can bring for home and office security against the cons.
A skills shortage and “chaotic” handling of personal data breaches are undermining confidence in the government’s ability to protect the UK from cyber attacks, MPs have warned.
A round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.
A US court has awarded $500m (£395m) to a firm which sued Facebook and other defendants over the use of its virtual reality technology.
Health & Safety
Heather Beach discusses the increase of focus on the complete health and wellbeing of employees.
The two owners of Kidderminster based fencing firm Hoo Farm Fencing have been given suspended sentences after a worker was hit by timber posts and frames which fell from a fork lift truck.
Poor weather conditions in Europe are causing a shortage of certain vegetables supplied to the UK.
After the recall of hollow chocolate Santas due to some being found to contain button batteries, Co-Op is recalling their Easter bunny versions for the same reason.
Charities will receive more than £1.5 million for projects benefitting wildlife and the environment as a result of enforcement action by the Environment Agency, it was announced today.
Farmers are being warned of their responsibilities to properly store slurry and silage after a dairy farmer and his company were fined £19,162 for twice polluting a protected watercourse.
just how common are mental health problems, what are the effects and how is it changing? To answer those questions and more, here are the vital numbers you need to know.
A weekend in the wilds of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado helped reset people’s internal clocks and reversed the tendency of artificial light to push bedtime late into the night.
The government has published an official policy document setting out its Brexit plans. The White Paper lays out the government’s 12 “principles” including migration control and “taking control of our own laws”.
Next week’s three days of committee of the whole House threatens to be a far more serious and subtle test of their mettle – and also of the Deputy Speakers who will chair proceedings.
The Lighter Side
An otter family, a diving kingfisher and the Amazon coral reef are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world
Known as ‘Glass Beach’, for many years the coastline looked the opposite of a pristine and perfect beauty spot. It was a Soviet era tip, where truckloads of broken vodka bottles and cracked porcelain were dumped.
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